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Affordable Housing In Shasta County
California

44 Low Income Apartment Communities In Shasta County

Seasons at Los Robles

2780 Ventura St
Anderson, California
Income Based
1-2 BR

Battle Creek Family Apartments

2425 Shady Lane
Anderson, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Anderson Court

1565 Fair Oaks Dr
Anderson, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

East Street Senior Apartments

1225 South Street
Redding, California
Income Based
1-2 BR

Diamond Street Apartments

1385 Diamond St
Anderson, California
$478-879
1-3 BR

Mt. Senior Center

20635 Roff Way,
Burney, California
$756
1 BR
62+

Cedarwood Apartments

24845 Fort Crook Ave
Fall River Mills, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Battle Creek Senior Apartments

2600 Red Bud Lane
Anderson, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Valley Ridge Apartments

2100 Morningstar Way
Shasta Lake, California
Call For Rent
1 BR

Hotel Redding

1748 Market St
Redding, California

Housing Authorities that serve Shasta County

Housing Authority Programs
Shasta County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Homeownership; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Shasta County, California

There are 44 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,348 affordable apartments for rent in Shasta County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Shasta County, California

Shasta County features 647 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 Shasta County, California

There are 1,663 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Shasta County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Shasta County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Shasta County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Shasta County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Shasta County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,096 and $1,340.

2021 Shasta 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
Fair Market Rent $804 $924 $1,218 $1,743 $2,109
Payment Standard Range $724 to $884 $832 to $1,016 $1,096 to $1,340 $1,569 to $1,917 $1,898 to $2,320

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Shasta County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 44
Total Low Income Apartments 2,348
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 647
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $44,620 ±$1,209
Median Rent $926 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.94% ± 2.35pp
Total Population 178,942

Population and Household Demographics

Shasta County is a county in California with a population of 178,942. There are 69,375 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 37.54% of households in Shasta County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Shasta County

The median gross income for households in Shasta County is $44,620 a year, or $3,718 a month. The median rent for the county is $926 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Shasta County, a household making less than $3,087 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Shasta County.

Area Median Income In Shasta 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 Shasta County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,500

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 Shasta 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 Shasta County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800

Cities In Shasta County

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City Served By
Anderson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anderson is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Bella Vista The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bella Vista is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Big Bend The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Big Bend is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Burney The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burney is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Cassel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cassel is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Cottonwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cottonwood is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Fall River Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fall River Mills is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
French Gulch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves French Gulch is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Hat Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hat Creek is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Keswick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keswick is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Lakehead The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakehead is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
McArthur The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McArthur is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Millville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millville is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Montgomery Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montgomery Creek is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Mountain Gate The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountain Gate is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Old Station The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Old Station is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Palo Cedro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palo Cedro is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Redding The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Redding are the Redding Housing Authority and Shasta County Housing Authority.
Round Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Round Mountain is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Shasta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shasta is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Shasta Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shasta Lake is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Shingletown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shingletown is the Shasta County Housing Authority.