Affordable Housing In San Joaquin County
California

Affordable Housing programs support 3,079 income based apartments in San Joaquin County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 3,545 affordable apartments in San Joaquin County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in San Joaquin County, California

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in San Joaquin County. Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near San Joaquin County.

Westgate Townhomes

6119 Danny Dr
Stockton, California
$709-907
2-4 BR
Affordable

Hammer Lane Village

210 E Iris Ave
Stockton, California
Income Based
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Gleason Park

605 E Church
Stockton, California
Income Based
1-4 BR
Affordable

Zettie Miller's Haven Apartments

1563 Rosemarie Lane
Stockton, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

Almond Blossom

1550 W Main Street
Ripon, California
$577-1,039
1-3 BR

Tracy Garden Apartments

662 East Street
Tracy, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Meridian Pointe Apartments

819 E Hammer Ln
Stockton, California
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Affordable

Granite Ridge Apartments

246 East Iris Avenue
Stockton, California
$625-725
1-2 BR
Affordable

Union Court Apartments

940 S Union Rd
Manteca, California
$380-700
2 BR
Affordable

Cambridge Court

6507 Danny Dr.
Stockton, California
$686-866
2-4 BR
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In San Joaquin County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near San Joaquin County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Escalon, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Escalon.
Affordable Housing In Lodi, CA Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Lodi.
Affordable Housing In Manteca, CA Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Manteca.
Affordable Housing In Ripon, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Ripon.
Affordable Housing In Stockton, CA Affordable Housing programs support 59 apartment communities in Stockton.
Affordable Housing In Thornton, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Thornton.
Affordable Housing In Tracy, CA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Tracy.

Public Housing Agencies Serving San Joaquin County, California

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near San Joaquin County.

San Joaquin County, California Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in San Joaquin County, California

San Joaquin County features 3,079 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 Joaquin County, California

There are 3,545 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Joaquin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Joaquin County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Joaquin County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in San Joaquin County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Joaquin County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,362 and $1,664.

2023 San Joaquin 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 Joaquin County, California Fair Market Rent $1,040 $1,158 $1,513 $2,150 $2,577
San Joaquin County, California Payment Standard Range $936 to $1,144 $1,042 to $1,274 $1,362 to $1,664 $1,935 to $2,365 $2,319 to $2,835

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

San Joaquin County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 83
Total Low Income Apartments 6,748
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,079
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.36%
Average Renter Household Size 3.23
Average Household Size 3.16
Median Household Income $53,274 ±$946
Median Rent $1,024 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.21% ± 1.3pp
Total Population 708,554

Population and Household Demographics

San Joaquin County is a county in California with a population of 708,554. There are 219,073 households in the county with an average household size of 3.16 persons. 43.36% of households in San Joaquin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Joaquin County

The median gross income for households in San Joaquin County is $53,274 a year, or $4,440 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,024 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Joaquin County, a household making less than $3,413 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.21% of households who rent are overburdened in San Joaquin County.

Area Median Income In San Joaquin 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 Joaquin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,000

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 Joaquin 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 Joaquin County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the San Joaquin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,400 $19,900 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the San Joaquin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,000 $33,150 $37,300 $41,400 $44,750 $48,050 $51,350 $54,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the San Joaquin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,350 $53,000 $59,600 $66,200 $71,500 $76,800 $82,100 $87,400