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Affordable Housing In San Bernardino County
California

172 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Bernardino County

Bloomington Grove & Lillian Court Senior Apartments

18028 Valley Blvd
Bloomington, California
$430-866
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Sunset Heights

6230 Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, California
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Impressions at Valley Center

15500 Midtown Dr
Victorville, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Nova Pointe

800 E. Washington St.
Colton, California
$650-875
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

TELACU Sierra Vista

650 W 6th St
San Bernardino, California
Call For Rent
1 BR

Adobe Villas Apartments

73747 Raymond Way
Twentynine Palms, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Riverview Apartments

200 N. Yucca Avenue
Barstow, California
$648-750
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Sycamore Ridge Apartments

2020 N Guthrie Street
San Bernardino, California
$589-704
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Lilly Hill Apartments

1001 Lillyhill Dr
Needles, California
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Seasons at Ontario Senior Apartments

955 N. Palmetto Ave
Ontario, California
$749-898
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
55+

Housing Authorities that serve San Bernardino County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Bernardino County, California

There are 172 low income housing apartment communities offering 14,577 affordable apartments for rent in San Bernardino County, California.

Income Based Apartments in San Bernardino County, California

San Bernardino County features 5,527 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 Bernardino County, California

There are 8,852 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Bernardino County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Bernardino County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Bernardino County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in San Bernardino County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Bernardino County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,160 and $1,418.

2020 San Bernardino County, 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 $875 $1,030 $1,289 $1,789 $2,216
Payment Standard Range $788 to $963 $927 to $1,133 $1,160 to $1,418 $1,610 to $1,968 $1,994 to $2,438

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

San Bernardino County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 172
Total Low Income Apartments 14,577
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5,527
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.34%
Average Renter Household Size 3.32
Average Household Size 3.33
Median Household Income $53,433 ±$571
Median Rent $1,116 ±$7
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.82% ± 0.95pp
Total Population 2,094,769

Population and Household Demographics

San Bernardino County is a county in California with a population of 2,094,769. There are 614,325 households in the county with an average household size of 3.33 persons. 40.34% of households in San Bernardino County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Bernardino County

The median gross income for households in San Bernardino County is $53,433 a year, or $4,453 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,116 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Bernardino County, a household making less than $3,720 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.82% of households who rent are overburdened in San Bernardino County.

Area Median Income In San Bernardino County

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.

In San Bernardino County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,300

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 Bernardino County

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 Bernardino County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,850 $18,100 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,400 $30,150 $33,900 $37,650 $40,700 $43,700 $46,700 $49,700
80% of Median $42,200 $48,200 $54,250 $60,250 $65,100 $69,900 $74,750 $79,550

Cities In San Bernardino County

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City Served By
Adelanto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adelanto is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Apple Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Apple Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Baker
Barstow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barstow is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Big Bear City
Big Bear Lake
Big River
Bloomington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomington is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Bluewater
Chino The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chino is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Chino Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chino Hills is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Colton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colton is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Crestline
Fontana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fontana is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Fort Irwin
Grand Terrace The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Terrace is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Hesperia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hesperia is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Highland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highland is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Homestead Valley
Joshua Tree The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Joshua Tree is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Lake Arrowhead
Lenwood
Loma Linda The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loma Linda is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Lucerne Valley
Lytle Creek
Mentone
Montclair The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montclair is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Morongo Valley
Mountain View Acres
Muscoy
Needles The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Needles are the Housing Authority of the City of Needles and Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Oak Glen
Oak Hills
Ontario The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ontario is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Phelan
Piñon Hills
Rancho Cucamonga The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rancho Cucamonga is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Redlands The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Redlands is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Rialto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rialto is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Running Springs
San Antonio Heights
San Bernardino The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Bernardino is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Searles Valley
Silver Lakes
Spring Valley Lake
Twentynine Palm The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Twentynine Palm is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Twentynine Palms The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Twentynine Palms is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Upland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Upland are the Upland Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Victorville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Victorville is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Wrightwood
Yucaipa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yucaipa is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Yucca Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yucca Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.