Affordable Housing In Santa Fe Springs
Los Angeles County, California

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Santa Fe Springs

Pioneer Gardens Apartments

9039 Pioneer Blvd
Santa Fe Springs, CA
$1,623-2,415
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Costa Azul Senior

10829 Fulton Wells Ave
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Silvercrest - Santa Fe Springs

12015 Lakeland Rd
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Villa Verde

9800 Jersey Ave
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Subsidized

Little Lake Village Apartments

10902 Fulton Wells Ave
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Accepts Vouchers

Development ( Chdo ) - Fulton Wells Seniors

10850 Fulton Wells Ave
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Santa Fe Springs

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority of the City of Lakewood Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing Authority of the City of Paramount Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing Authority of the City of Lawndale Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing Authority of the City of Lomita Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority of the City of Santa Fe Springs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Santa Fe Springs, California

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 352 affordable apartments for rent in Santa Fe Springs, California.

Income Based Apartments in Santa Fe Springs, California

Santa Fe Springs features 197 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 Santa Fe Springs, California

There are 155 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Santa Fe Springs.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Santa Fe Springs, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Santa Fe Springs landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Santa Fe Springs.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Santa Fe Springs, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,760 and $2,152.

2020 Santa Fe Springs, 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
Fair Market Rent $1,279 $1,517 $1,956 $2,614 $2,857
Payment Standard Range $1,151 to $1,407 $1,365 to $1,669 $1,760 to $2,152 $2,353 to $2,875 $2,571 to $3,143

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Santa Fe Springs, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 352
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 197
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.99%
Average Renter Household Size 3.11
Average Household Size 3.44
Median Household Income $53,168 ±$6,699
Median Rent $1,271 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.43% ± 7.87pp
Total Population 17,162

Population and Household Demographics

Santa Fe Springs is a City in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 17,162. There are 4,931 households in the city with an average household size of 3.44 persons. 39.99% of households in Santa Fe Springs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Santa Fe Springs

The median gross income for households in Santa Fe Springs is $53,168 a year, or $4,431 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,271 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Santa Fe Springs, a household making less than $4,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Santa Fe Springs.1

Area Median Income In Santa Fe Springs

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 Santa Fe Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In Santa Fe Springs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,100

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 Santa Fe Springs

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 Santa Fe Springs HUD Rental Assistance in Santa Fe Springs

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,950 $25,050 $28,200 $31,300 $33,850 $36,350 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $36,550 $41,800 $47,000 $52,200 $56,400 $60,600 $64,750 $68,950
80% of Median $58,450 $66,800 $75,150 $83,500 $90,200 $96,900 $103,550 $110,250