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Affordable Housing In Solana Beach
San Diego County, California

Guide To Affordable Housing in Solana Beach, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Solana Beach, California.

Income Based Apartments in Solana Beach, California

Solana Beach 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 Solana Beach, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Solana Beach.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Solana Beach, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Solana Beach landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Solana Beach.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Solana Beach, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,833 and $2,241.

2020 Solana Beach, 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 $1,404 $1,566 $2,037 $2,894 $3,576
Payment Standard Range $1,264 to $1,544 $1,409 to $1,723 $1,833 to $2,241 $2,605 to $3,183 $3,218 to $3,934

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Solana Beach, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $96,902 ±$14,989
Median Rent $1,886 ±$102
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.17% ± 9.7pp
Total Population 13,253

Population and Household Demographics

Solana Beach is a city in San Diego County, California with a population of 13,253. There are 5,657 households in the city with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 40.94% of households in Solana Beach are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Solana Beach

The median gross income for households in Solana Beach is $96,902 a year, or $8,075 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,886 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Solana Beach, a household making less than $6,287 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Solana Beach.

Area Median Income In Solana Beach

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 Solana Beach, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Diego County.

In Solana Beach, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $92,700

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 Solana Beach

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 Solana Beach

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $24,300 $27,750 $31,200 $34,650 $37,450 $40,200 $43,000 $45,750
50% of Median $40,450 $46,200 $52,000 $57,750 $62,400 $67,000 $71,650 $76,250
80% of Median $64,700 $73,950 $83,200 $92,400 $99,800 $107,200 $114,600 $122,000