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Affordable Housing In San Bernardino County
California

172 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Bernardino County

Scattered Sites

6415 Athol Ave
Twentynine Palms, California

Waterman Gardens

660 E Orange St
San Bernardino, California

Foothill Villas

2631 W 2nd St
San Bernardino, California
Subsidized

1104 Bailey Ave

1104 Bailey Ave
Needles, California

Casa Bella Apartments

16980 Nisqualli Rd
Victorville, California

Chdo - Hpi - Yucaipa Crest

12385 6th St
Yucaipa, California

Nhs Chdo Property Acquisition and Rehab

1441 N Mountain View Ave
San Bernardino, California

Chdo Frazee Community Center, Inc

Chdo-Frazee Community Center Inc
San Bernardino, California

Desert View CO Awi Management

18414 Jonathan St
Adelanto, California
Subsidized

Mountain View Senior Apartments

511 N Palmetto Ave
Ontario, California

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 5,427 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 8,952 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 $1,251 and $1,529.

2021 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 $955 $1,106 $1,390 $1,917 $2,369
San Bernardino County, California Payment Standard Range $860 to $1,051 $995 to $1,217 $1,251 to $1,529 $1,725 to $2,109 $2,132 to $2,606

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 5,427
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 $77,500

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

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
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.
$16,600 $19,000 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
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.
$27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,500 $42,700 $45,850 $49,000 $52,150
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.
$44,250 $50,600 $56,900 $63,200 $68,300 $73,350 $78,400 $83,450

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 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baker is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Barstow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barstow is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Big Bear City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Big Bear City is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Big Bear Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Big Bear Lake is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Big River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Big River is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Bloomington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomington is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Bluewater The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bluewater is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
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 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crestline is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Fontana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fontana is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Fort Irwin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Irwin is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
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 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Homestead Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Joshua Tree The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Joshua Tree is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Lake Arrowhead The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Arrowhead is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Lenwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lenwood is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Loma Linda The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loma Linda is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Lucerne Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lucerne Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Lytle Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lytle Creek is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Mentone The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mentone is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Montclair The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montclair is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Morongo Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morongo Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Mountain View Acres The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountain View Acres is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Muscoy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Muscoy is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
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 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Glen is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Oak Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Hills is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Ontario The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ontario is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Phelan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Phelan is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Piñon Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Piñon Hills is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
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 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Running Springs is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
San Antonio Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Antonio Heights is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
San Bernardino The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Bernardino is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Searles Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Searles Valley is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Silver Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silver Lakes is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
Spring Valley Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Valley Lake is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
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 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wrightwood is the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino.
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.