Affordable Housing In San Buenaventura (Ventura)
Ventura County, California

Housing Authorities that serve San Buenaventura (Ventura)

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Buenaventura (Ventura), California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in San Buenaventura (Ventura), California.

Income Based Apartments in San Buenaventura (Ventura), California

San Buenaventura (Ventura) features 0 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 Buenaventura (Ventura), California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Buenaventura (Ventura).

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Buenaventura (Ventura), California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Buenaventura (Ventura) landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in San Buenaventura (Ventura).

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Buenaventura (Ventura), California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,731 and $2,115.

2021 San Buenaventura (Ventura), 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 Buenaventura (Ventura), California Fair Market Rent $1,269 $1,519 $1,923 $2,690 $3,189
San Buenaventura (Ventura), California Payment Standard Range $1,142 to $1,396 $1,367 to $1,671 $1,731 to $2,115 $2,421 to $2,959 $2,870 to $3,508

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $66,995 ±$3,939
Median Rent $1,403 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.84% ± 3.35pp
Total Population 108,899

Population and Household Demographics

San Buenaventura (Ventura) is a city in Ventura County, California with a population of 108,899. There are 41,029 households in the city with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 46.41% of households in San Buenaventura (Ventura) are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Buenaventura (Ventura)

The median gross income for households in San Buenaventura (Ventura) is $66,995 a year, or $5,583 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,403 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Buenaventura (Ventura), a household making less than $4,677 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.84% of households who rent are overburdened in San Buenaventura (Ventura).

Area Median Income In San Buenaventura (Ventura)

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 Buenaventura (Ventura), the AMI is calculated from all households within Ventura County.

In San Buenaventura (Ventura), HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $98,800

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 Buenaventura (Ventura)

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 Buenaventura (Ventura)

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the San Buenaventura (Ventura) AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,600 $26,950 $30,300 $33,650 $36,350 $39,050 $41,750 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the San Buenaventura (Ventura) AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,250 $44,850 $50,450 $56,050 $60,550 $65,050 $69,550 $74,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the San Buenaventura (Ventura) AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,800 $71,800 $80,750 $89,700 $96,900 $104,100 $111,250 $118,450