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Affordable Housing In Solano County
California

54 Low Income Apartment Communities In Solano County

Sunset Creek

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

Sereno Village Apartments

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

Gateway Village

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

Carolina Heights Apartments

135 Carolina Street
Vallejo, California
$602
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Subsidized

Marina Vista Apartments

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

Monument Arms

261 E Alaska Ave
Fairfield, California
Call For Rent
Studio-4 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Avian Glen

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

The Groves at East Tabor

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

Rocky Hill Veterans Apartments

582 Rocky Hill Road
Vacaville, California
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
VASH Welcome
Subsidized
Supportive Housing
Veterans Welcome

Mission Terracina Apartment Homes

2700 Toulumne Street
Vallejo, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Solano County

Housing Authority Programs
Solano County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Vacaville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Solano County, California

There are 54 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,015 affordable apartments for rent in Solano County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Solano County, California

Solano County features 1,856 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 2,913 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 $1,430 and $1,748.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $1,124 $1,318 $1,589 $2,292 $2,790
Payment Standard Range $1,012 to $1,236 $1,186 to $1,450 $1,430 to $1,748 $2,063 to $2,521 $2,511 to $3,069

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Solano County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 54
Total Low Income Apartments 5,015
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,856
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 $95,400

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,450 $22,200 $25,000 $27,750 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $32,400 $37,000 $41,650 $46,250 $49,950 $53,650 $57,350 $61,050
80% of Median $51,800 $59,200 $66,600 $73,950 $79,900 $85,800 $91,700 $97,650

Cities In Solano County

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City Served By
Allendale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Allendale are the Solano County Housing Authority and Vacaville Housing Authority.
Benicia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Benicia are the City of Benicia Housing Authority, Solano County Housing Authority and Vacaville Housing Authority.
Dixon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dixon are the Solano County Housing Authority and Vacaville Housing Authority.
Elmira The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elmira are the Solano County Housing Authority and Vacaville Housing Authority.
Fairfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fairfield are the Fairfield Housing Authority, Solano County Housing Authority and Vacaville Housing Authority.
Green Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Green Valley are the Solano County Housing Authority and Vacaville Housing Authority.
Hartley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hartley are the Solano County Housing Authority and Vacaville Housing Authority.
Rio Vista The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rio Vista are the Solano County Housing Authority and Vacaville Housing Authority.
Suisun City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Suisun City are the Suisun City Housing Authority, Solano County Housing Authority and Vacaville Housing Authority.
Vacaville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vacaville are the Vacaville Housing Authority and Solano County Housing Authority.
Vallejo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vallejo are the City of Vallejo Housing Authority, Solano County Housing Authority and Vacaville Housing Authority.