Affordable Housing In South San Jose Hills
Los Angeles County, California


Waiting List Openings In South San Jose Hills

Waiting ListStatus
Los Angeles County Development Authority Other Senior Open Now
Los Angeles County Development Authority Senior Public Housing Open Now

Housing Authorities that serve South San Jose Hills

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in South San Jose Hills, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in South San Jose Hills, California.

Income Based Apartments in South San Jose Hills, California

South San Jose Hills 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 South San Jose Hills, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in South San Jose Hills.

Housing Choice Vouchers in South San Jose Hills, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay South San Jose Hills landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in South San Jose Hills.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in South San Jose Hills, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,760 and $2,152.

2020 South San Jose Hills, 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 $1,279 $1,517 $1,956 $2,614 $2,857
Payment Standard Range $1,151 to $1,407 $1,365 to $1,669 $1,760 to $2,152 $2,353 to $2,875 $2,571 to $3,143

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

South San Jose Hills, 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 29.15%
Average Renter Household Size 5.61
Average Household Size 5.19
Median Household Income $55,050 ±$6,870
Median Rent $1,434 ±$136
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 66.07% ± 8.24pp
Total Population 21,015

Population and Household Demographics

South San Jose Hills is a City in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 21,015. There are 4,044 households in the city with an average household size of 5.19 persons. 29.15% of households in South San Jose Hills are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in South San Jose Hills

The median gross income for households in South San Jose Hills is $55,050 a year, or $4,588 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,434 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In South San Jose Hills, a household making less than $4,780 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 66.07% of households who rent are overburdened in South San Jose Hills.1

Area Median Income In South San Jose Hills

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 South San Jose Hills, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In South San Jose Hills, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,100

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 South San Jose Hills

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 South San Jose Hills

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,950 $25,050 $28,200 $31,300 $33,850 $36,350 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $36,550 $41,800 $47,000 $52,200 $56,400 $60,600 $64,750 $68,950
80% of Median $58,450 $66,800 $75,150 $83,500 $90,200 $96,900 $103,550 $110,250