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Affordable Housing In San Andreas
Calaveras County, California

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Andreas

San Andreas

441 E. St. Charles
San Andreas, California
1-3 BR

Diamond Place Apartments

547 Lewis Ave
San Andreas, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Bear Mountain

276 N California St
San Andreas, California
Elderly Supportive Housing


342 Gold Strike Rd
San Andreas, California
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve San Andreas

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Andreas, California

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 106 affordable apartments for rent in San Andreas, California.

Income Based Apartments in San Andreas, California

San Andreas features 76 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in San Andreas, California

There are 30 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Andreas.

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Andreas, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Andreas landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in San Andreas.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Andreas, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $889 and $1,087.

2020 San Andreas, California Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $668 $849 $988 $1,425 $1,735
Payment Standard Range $601 to $735 $764 to $934 $889 to $1,087 $1,283 to $1,568 $1,562 to $1,909

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

San Andreas, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 106
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 76
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $40,125 ±$6,687
Median Rent $783 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.06% ± 24.47pp
Total Population 2,706

Population and Household Demographics

San Andreas is a city in Calaveras County, California with a population of 2,706. There are 1,088 households in the city with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 39.06% of households in San Andreas are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Andreas

The median gross income for households in San Andreas is $40,125 a year, or $3,344 a month. The median rent for the city is $783 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Andreas, a household making less than $2,610 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.06% of households who rent are overburdened in San Andreas.

Area Median Income In San Andreas

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For San Andreas, the AMI is calculated from all households within Calaveras County.

In San Andreas, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,400

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in San Andreas

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in San Andreas

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,900 $19,300 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,150 $32,200 $36,200 $40,200 $43,450 $46,650 $49,850 $53,100
80% of Median $45,050 $51,450 $57,900 $64,300 $69,450 $74,600 $79,750 $84,900