Affordable Housing In San Jacinto
Riverside County, California

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Jacinto

Terracina Apartments

1825 S Santa Fe Ave
San Jacinto, CA
Income Based
2-3 BR
HCV Welcome

San Jacinto Village Apartments

700 Idyllwild Drive
San Jacinto, CA
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Manzanita Garden Apartments

537 N. Ramona Blvd
San Jacinto, CA
HCV Welcome

San Jacinto Senior Apartments

633 East Main Street
San Jacinto, CA
HCV Welcome

San Jacinto Village Apartments

700 Idylwild Dr
San Jacinto, CA
Subsidized

San Jacinto Garden Apartments I II

324 E Shaver St
San Jacinto, CA
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve San Jacinto

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Jacinto, California

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 505 affordable apartments for rent in San Jacinto, California. San Jacinto features 329 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 176 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Jacinto.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

San Jacinto, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 505
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 329
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.88%
Average Renter Household Size 3.81
Average Household Size 3.46
Median Household Income $46,725 ±$2,224
Median Rent $971 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.3% ± 5.9pp
Total Population 45,977

Population and Household Demographics

San Jacinto is a City in Riverside County, California with a population of 45,977. There are 13,221 households in the city with an average household size of 3.46 persons. 34.88% of households in San Jacinto are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Jacinto

The median gross income for households in San Jacinto is $46,725 a year, or $3,894 a month. The median rent for the city is $971 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Jacinto, a household making less than $3,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.3% of households who rent are overburdened in San Jacinto.1

Area Median Income In San Jacinto

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 Jacinto, the AMI is calculated from all households within Riverside County.

In San Jacinto, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,700

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 Jacinto

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 San Jacinto HUD Rental Assistance in San Jacinto

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,100 $17,250 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,150 $28,750 $32,350 $35,900 $38,800 $41,650 $44,550 $47,400
80% of Median $40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,450 $62,050 $66,650 $71,250 $75,850
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in San Jacinto

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1990 to 2010, 4 low income apartment communities containing 273 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in San Jacinto by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in San Jacinto

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $25,150 $28,750 $32,350 $35,900 $38,800 $41,650 $44,550 $47,400
60% of Median $30,180 $34,500 $38,820 $43,080 $46,560 $49,980 $53,460 $56,880

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in San Jacinto is $38,820 a year, or $3,235 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,235 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $971 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $629 $674 $809 $934 $1,041 $1,149
60% $755 $809 $971 $1,121 $1,250 $1,379
Fair Market Rents in San Jacinto

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.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$875 $1,030 $1,289 $1,789 $2,216