Affordable Housing In San Bernardino County
California

Affordable Housing programs support 5,846 income based apartments in San Bernardino County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 9,618 affordable apartments in San Bernardino County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in San Bernardino County, California

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in San Bernardino County. Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near San Bernardino County.

Bloomington Grove & Lillian Court Senior Apartments

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

TELACU Buena Vista

365 E. Commercial Rd
San Bernardino, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Affordable

Sunset Heights

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

Impressions at Valley Center

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

Nova Pointe

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

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
Rent Assisted

Riverview Apartments

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

Sycamore Ridge Apartments

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

Lilly Hill Apartments

1001 Lillyhill Dr
Needles, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In San Bernardino County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Adelanto, CA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Adelanto.
Affordable Housing In Apple Valley, CA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Apple Valley.
Affordable Housing In Baker, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Baker.
Affordable Housing In Barstow, CA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Barstow.
Affordable Housing In Big Bear Lake, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Big Bear Lake.
Affordable Housing In Bloomington, CA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Bloomington.
Affordable Housing In Chino, CA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Chino.
Affordable Housing In Chino Hills, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Chino Hills.
Affordable Housing In Colton, CA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Colton.
Affordable Housing In Fontana, CA Affordable Housing programs support 19 apartment communities in Fontana.
Affordable Housing In Grand Terrace, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Grand Terrace.
Affordable Housing In Hesperia, CA Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Hesperia.
Affordable Housing In Highland, CA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Highland.
Affordable Housing In Joshua Tree, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Joshua Tree.
Affordable Housing In Loma Linda, CA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Loma Linda.
Affordable Housing In Mentone, CA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Mentone.
Affordable Housing In Montclair, CA Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Montclair.
Affordable Housing In Needles, CA Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Needles.
Affordable Housing In Ontario, CA Affordable Housing programs support 15 apartment communities in Ontario.
Affordable Housing In Rancho Cucamonga, CA Affordable Housing programs support 13 apartment communities in Rancho Cucamonga.
Affordable Housing In Redlands, CA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Redlands.
Affordable Housing In Rialto, CA Affordable Housing programs support 12 apartment communities in Rialto.
Affordable Housing In San Bernardino, CA Affordable Housing programs support 38 apartment communities in San Bernardino.
Affordable Housing In Twentynine Palms, CA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Twentynine Palms.
Affordable Housing In Upland, CA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Upland.
Affordable Housing In Victorville, CA Affordable Housing programs support 13 apartment communities in Victorville.
Affordable Housing In Yucaipa, CA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Yucaipa.
Affordable Housing In Yucca Valley, CA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Yucca Valley.

Public Housing Agencies Serving San Bernardino County, California

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work
Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near San Bernardino County.

San Bernardino County, California Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in San Bernardino County, California

San Bernardino County features 5,846 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 9,618 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 $1,576 and $1,926.

2023 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
San Bernardino County, California Fair Market Rent $1,281 $1,398 $1,751 $2,376 $2,922
San Bernardino County, California Payment Standard Range $1,153 to $1,409 $1,258 to $1,538 $1,576 to $1,926 $2,138 to $2,614 $2,630 to $3,214

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

San Bernardino County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 189
Total Low Income Apartments 15,673
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5,846
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 $87,400

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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the San Bernardino County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,500 $21,150 $23,800 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the San Bernardino County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,800 $35,200 $39,600 $44,000 $47,550 $51,050 $54,600 $58,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the San Bernardino County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,300 $56,350 $63,400 $70,400 $76,050 $81,700 $87,300 $92,950