Affordable Housing In San Juan Capistrano
Orange County, California

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In San Juan Capistrano

Seasons Senior Apartments at San Juan Capistrano

31641 Rancho Viejo Rd
San Juan Capistrano, California
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1-2 BR
62+

Seasons II Senior Apartments

27271 Paseo Espada
San Juan Capistrano, California

Villa Paloma Senior Apartments

27191 Paseo Espada
San Juan Capistrano, California
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Housing Authorities that serve San Juan Capistrano

Housing Authority Programs
Orange County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in San Juan Capistrano, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 234 affordable apartments for rent in San Juan Capistrano, California.

Income Based Apartments in San Juan Capistrano, California

San Juan Capistrano 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 Juan Capistrano, California

There are 234 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Juan Capistrano.

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Juan Capistrano, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Juan Capistrano landlords $1,500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in San Juan Capistrano.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Juan Capistrano, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,098 and $2,564.

2021 San Juan Capistrano, 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 Juan Capistrano, California Fair Market Rent $1,678 $1,888 $2,331 $3,227 $3,716
San Juan Capistrano, California Payment Standard Range $1,510 to $1,846 $1,699 to $2,077 $2,098 to $2,564 $2,904 to $3,550 $3,344 to $4,088

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

San Juan Capistrano, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 234
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.97%
Average Renter Household Size 3.77
Average Household Size 3.02
Median Household Income $72,472 ±$7,302
Median Rent $1,722 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 65.42% ± 7.73pp
Total Population 35,897

Population and Household Demographics

San Juan Capistrano is a city in Orange County, California with a population of 35,897. There are 11,838 households in the city with an average household size of 3.02 persons. 25.97% of households in San Juan Capistrano are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Juan Capistrano

The median gross income for households in San Juan Capistrano is $72,472 a year, or $6,039 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,722 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Juan Capistrano, a household making less than $5,740 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 65.42% of households who rent are overburdened in San Juan Capistrano.

Area Median Income In San Juan Capistrano

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 Juan Capistrano, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In San Juan Capistrano, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $106,700

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 Juan Capistrano

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 Juan Capistrano

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the San Juan Capistrano AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$28,250 $32,300 $36,350 $40,350 $43,600 $46,850 $50,050 $53,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the San Juan Capistrano AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$47,100 $53,800 $60,550 $67,250 $72,650 $78,050 $83,400 $88,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the San Juan Capistrano AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$75,300 $86,050 $96,800 $107,550 $116,200 $124,800 $133,400 $142,000