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Affordable Housing In San Gabriel
Los Angeles County, California

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Gabriel

Las Casas Apartments

816 E Grand Ave
San Gabriel, California
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve San Gabriel

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Gabriel, California

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 14 affordable apartments for rent in San Gabriel, California.

Income Based Apartments in San Gabriel, California

San Gabriel features 14 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 Gabriel, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Gabriel, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Gabriel landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in San Gabriel.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Gabriel, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,852 and $2,264.

2021 San Gabriel, 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 Gabriel, California Fair Market Rent $1,369 $1,605 $2,058 $2,735 $2,982
San Gabriel, California Payment Standard Range $1,232 to $1,506 $1,445 to $1,766 $1,852 to $2,264 $2,462 to $3,009 $2,684 to $3,280

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

San Gabriel, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 14
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 14
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 52.05%
Average Renter Household Size 3.15
Average Household Size 3.23
Median Household Income $51,579 ±$2,472
Median Rent $1,269 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.88% ± 4.84pp
Total Population 40,198

Population and Household Demographics

San Gabriel is a city in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 40,198. There are 12,333 households in the city with an average household size of 3.23 persons. 52.05% of households in San Gabriel are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Gabriel

The median gross income for households in San Gabriel is $51,579 a year, or $4,298 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,269 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Gabriel, a household making less than $4,230 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.88% of households who rent are overburdened in San Gabriel.

Area Median Income In San Gabriel

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 Gabriel, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In San Gabriel, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,300

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 Gabriel

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 Gabriel

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the San Gabriel AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,700 $27,050 $30,450 $33,800 $36,550 $39,250 $41,950 $44,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the San Gabriel AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the San Gabriel AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,100 $72,100 $81,100 $90,100 $97,350 $104,550 $111,750 $118,950