Affordable Housing In Sea Ranch
Sonoma County, California

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Sonoma County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Sonoma County Housing Authority (SCHA) will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from October 1, 2021, until November 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm PT.

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1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sea Ranch

Sea Ranch Apartments

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Sea Ranch, California
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Sea Ranch, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Sea Ranch, California

Housing Authority Programs
Sonoma County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sea Ranch, California

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 31 affordable apartments for rent in Sea Ranch, California.

Income Based Apartments in Sea Ranch, California

Sea Ranch 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 Sea Ranch, California

There are 31 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sea Ranch.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sea Ranch, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sea Ranch landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sea Ranch.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sea Ranch, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,834 and $2,242.

2022 Sea Ranch, 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
Sea Ranch, California Fair Market Rent $1,373 $1,549 $2,038 $2,851 $3,163
Sea Ranch, California Payment Standard Range $1,236 to $1,510 $1,394 to $1,704 $1,834 to $2,242 $2,566 to $3,136 $2,847 to $3,479

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sea Ranch, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 31
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 13.81%
Average Renter Household Size 1.59
Average Household Size 1.78
Median Household Income $75,598 ±$21,326
Median Rent $1,590 ±$497
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 67.47% ± 32.31pp
Total Population 1,068

Population and Household Demographics

Sea Ranch is a city in Sonoma County, California with a population of 1,068. There are 601 households in the city with an average household size of 1.78 persons. 13.81% of households in Sea Ranch are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sea Ranch

The median gross income for households in Sea Ranch is $75,598 a year, or $6,300 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,590 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sea Ranch, a household making less than $5,300 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 67.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Sea Ranch.

Area Median Income In Sea Ranch

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 Sea Ranch, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sonoma County.

In Sea Ranch, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $103,300

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 Sea Ranch

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 Sea Ranch

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sea Ranch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,450 $27,950 $31,450 $34,900 $37,700 $40,500 $43,300 $46,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sea Ranch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$40,750 $46,550 $52,350 $58,150 $62,850 $67,500 $72,150 $76,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sea Ranch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$65,150 $74,450 $83,750 $93,050 $100,500 $107,950 $115,400 $122,850