Affordable Housing In Solano County
California

Affordable Housing programs support 1,882 income based apartments in Solano County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 3,453 affordable apartments in Solano County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Solano County, California

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Solano County. Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Solano County.

Sunset Creek

840 E Travis Blvd
Fairfield, California
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

Sereno Village Apartments

750 Sereno Drive
Vallejo, California
$556-876
1-4 BR
Rent Assisted

Gateway Village

2000 Pennsylvania Ave
Fairfield, California
Income Based
2-3 BR
Affordable

Carolina Heights Apartments

135 Carolina Street
Vallejo, California
$602
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Alamo Garden

1501 Alamo Dr
Vacaville, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Family & Senior
Affordable

Marina Vista Apartments

201 Maine St
Vallejo, California
$697-844
2-3 BR
Affordable

Monument Arms

261 E Alaska Ave
Fairfield, California
Call For Rent
Studio-4 BR
Rent Assisted

Avian Glen

301 Avian Dr
Vallejo, California
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

The Groves at East Tabor

855 E. Tabor Ave
Fairfield, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Rocky Hill Veterans Apartments

582 Rocky Hill Road
Vacaville, California
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
VASH Welcome
Rent Assisted
Supportive Housing
Veterans Welcome
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Solano County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Solano County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Benicia, CA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Benicia.
Affordable Housing In Dixon, CA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Dixon.
Affordable Housing In Fairfield, CA Affordable Housing programs support 16 apartment communities in Fairfield.
Affordable Housing In Rio Vista, CA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Rio Vista.
Affordable Housing In Suisun City, CA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Suisun City.
Affordable Housing In Vacaville, CA Affordable Housing programs support 13 apartment communities in Vacaville.
Affordable Housing In Vallejo, CA Affordable Housing programs support 15 apartment communities in Vallejo.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Solano County, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Solano County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work
Vacaville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Solano County.

Solano County, California Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Solano County, California

Solano County features 1,882 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 Solano County, California

There are 3,453 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Solano County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Solano County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Solano County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Solano County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Solano County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,767 and $2,159.

2023 Solano 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
Solano County, California Fair Market Rent $1,428 $1,620 $1,963 $2,790 $3,266
Solano County, California Payment Standard Range $1,285 to $1,571 $1,458 to $1,782 $1,767 to $2,159 $2,511 to $3,069 $2,939 to $3,593

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Solano County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 58
Total Low Income Apartments 5,399
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,882
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.94
Average Household Size 2.89
Median Household Income $66,828 ±$1,238
Median Rent $1,294 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.23% ± 1.64pp
Total Population 425,753

Population and Household Demographics

Solano County is a county in California with a population of 425,753. There are 143,612 households in the county with an average household size of 2.89 persons. 40.06% of households in Solano County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Solano County

The median gross income for households in Solano County is $66,828 a year, or $5,569 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,294 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Solano County, a household making less than $4,313 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Solano County.

Area Median Income In Solano 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 Solano County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $108,700

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 Solano 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 Solano County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Solano County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Solano County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$38,050 $43,450 $48,900 $54,300 $58,650 $63,000 $67,350 $71,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Solano County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$60,800 $69,450 $78,150 $86,800 $93,750 $100,700 $107,650 $114,600