Affordable Housing In Sonoma County
California

119 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sonoma County

Kings Valley Apartments

100 Kings Circle
Cloverdale, California
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Vinecrest Senior Apartments

8400 Hembree Ln
Windsor, California
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Accepts Vouchers

Madrone Village

712 Sycamore Ln
Petaluma, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Casa Grande Senior Apartments

400 Casa Grande Road
Petaluma, California
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Gravenstein North Apartments

699 Gravenstein Hwy N
Sebastopol, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Celestina Garden Apartments

125 Dorene Way
Sonoma, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Edith Street Senior Apartments

167 Edith Street
Petaluma, California
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Accepts Vouchers

Foss Creek Court

40 W Grant St
Healdsburg, California
$383-952
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Acacia Lane Senior Apartments

657 Acacia Lane
Santa Rosa, California
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Copeland Creek Apartments

101 Enterprise Drive
Rohnert Park, California
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Sonoma County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Sonoma County

Housing Authority Programs
City of Santa Rosa Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sonoma County, California

There are 119 low income housing apartment communities offering 8,292 affordable apartments for rent in Sonoma County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Sonoma County, California

Sonoma County features 2,305 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 Sonoma County, California

There are 5,912 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sonoma County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sonoma County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sonoma County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Sonoma County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sonoma County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 119
Total Low Income Apartments 8,292
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,305
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $64,240 ±$1,224
Median Rent $1,320 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.86% ± 1.84pp
Total Population 495,078

Population and Household Demographics

Sonoma County is a County in California with a population of 495,078. There are 187,782 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 40.57% of households in Sonoma County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sonoma County

The median gross income for households in Sonoma County is $64,240 a year, or $5,353 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,320 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sonoma County, a household making less than $4,400 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Sonoma County.1

Area Median Income In Sonoma 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 Sonoma County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $93,300

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 Sonoma 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 Sonoma County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $22,700 $25,950 $29,200 $32,400 $35,000 $37,600 $40,200 $43,430
50% of Median $37,800 $43,200 $48,600 $54,000 $58,350 $62,650 $67,000 $71,300
80% of Median $60,500 $69,150 $77,800 $86,400 $93,350 $100,250 $107,150 $114,050

Cities In Sonoma County

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City Listings Served By
Santa Rosa 51 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Santa Rosa are the Sonoma County Community Development Commission and City of Santa Rosa Housing Authority.
Petaluma 23 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Petaluma is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Sonoma 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sonoma is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Windsor 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Windsor is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Rohnert Park 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rohnert Park is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Cloverdale 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cloverdale is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Healdsburg 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Healdsburg is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Sebastopol 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sebastopol is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Cotati 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cotati is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Sea Ranch 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sea Ranch is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Bloomfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomfield is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Bodega 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bodega is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Bodega Bay 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bodega Bay is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Boyes Hot Springs 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boyes Hot Springs is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Carmet 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carmet is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Cazadero 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cazadero is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Eldridge 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eldridge is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
El Verano 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves El Verano is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Fetters Hot Springs Agua Caliente 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fetters Hot Springs Agua Caliente is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Forestville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forestville is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Fulton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fulton is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Geyserville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Geyserville is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Glen Ellen 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen Ellen is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Graton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Graton is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Guerneville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Guerneville is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Jenner 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jenner is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Kenwood 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kenwood is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Larkfield Wikiup 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Larkfield Wikiup is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Monte Rio 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monte Rio is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Occidental 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Occidental is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Penngrove 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penngrove is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Roseland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roseland is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Salmon Creek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salmon Creek is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Sereno del Mar 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sereno del Mar is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Temelec 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Temelec is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Timber Cove 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Timber Cove is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Valley Ford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley Ford is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.
Larkfield-Wikiup 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Larkfield-Wikiup is the Sonoma County Community Development Commission.