Low Income Apartments In San Diego
San Diego County, California

Low Income Apartments In San Diego

Sorrento Towers

2875 Cowley Way
San Diego, CA
Income Based
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized

Cerro Pueblo

2835 Clairemont Dr
San Diego, CA
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Hollywood Palms Apartments

4372 Home Ave
San Diego, CA
Income Based
2-4 BR
HCV Welcome

Lions Community Manor

310 Market St
San Diego, CA
Income Based
Studio BR
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Mason

1345 5th Ave
San Diego, CA
Income Based
Studio BR
HCV Welcome

Vista La Rosa Apartments

2002 Rimbey Ave
San Diego, CA
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Studio 15 Apartments

1476 Imperial Ave
San Diego, CA
$758
Studio BR
HCV Welcome

Kalos

3795 Florida St
San Diego, CA
Income Based
1 BR
HCV Welcome

Talmadge Senior Village

5252 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA
Income Based
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Mariners Cove Apartments

4392 W Point Loma Blvd
San Diego, CA
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

There are 170 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 16,854 affordable apartments for rent in San Diego, California. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 5,736 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 4,732 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in San Diego. There are 10,131 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve San Diego

Housing Authority Programs
San Diego Housing Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in San Diego

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of San Diego Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher; Moderate Rehabilitation; Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Diego, California

San Diego, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 170
Total Low Income Apartments 16,854
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 5,736
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Total Population 1,359,791
Housing Units 485,091
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $66,116 ±$619
Median Rent $1,377 ±$9
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.74% ± 0.87pp

Population and Household Demographics

San Diego is a City in San Diego County, California with a population of 1,359,791. There are 485,091 households in the city with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 53.15% of households in San Diego are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Diego

The median gross income for households in San Diego is $66,116 a year, or $5,510 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,377 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Diego, a household making less than $4,590 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.74% of households who rent are overburdened in San Diego.1

Fair Market Rents in San Diego

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$1,333 $1,490 $1,938 $2,776 $3,404