Affordable Housing In Stockton
San Joaquin County, California

59 Low Income Apartment Communities In Stockton

Westgate Townhomes

6119 Danny Dr
Stockton, California
$709-907
2-4 BR

Hammer Lane Village

210 E Iris Ave
Stockton, California
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Gleason Park

605 E Church
Stockton, California
Income Based
1-4 BR

Zettie Miller's Haven Apartments

1563 Rosemarie Lane
Stockton, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Meridian Pointe Apartments

819 E Hammer Ln
Stockton, California
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Granite Ridge Apartments

246 East Iris Avenue
Stockton, California
$625-725
1-2 BR

Cambridge Court

6507 Danny Dr.
Stockton, California
$686-866
2-4 BR

Charleston Place Apartments

1515 E. Bianchi Road
Stockton, California
$515-935
2-4 BR

Inglewood Gardens

6433 Inglewood Ave
Stockton, California
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Anchor Village Apartments

133 E Oak St
Stockton, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
VASH Welcome

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Stockton, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Stockton, California

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stockton, California

There are 59 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,071 affordable apartments for rent in Stockton, California.

Income Based Apartments in Stockton, California

Stockton features 2,364 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 Stockton, California

There are 2,677 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stockton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stockton, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Stockton landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Stockton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Stockton, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,175 and $1,436.

2022 Stockton, 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
Stockton, California Fair Market Rent $891 $992 $1,305 $1,854 $2,234
Stockton, California Payment Standard Range $802 to $980 $893 to $1,091 $1,175 to $1,436 $1,669 to $2,039 $2,011 to $2,457

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Stockton, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 59
Total Low Income Apartments 5,071
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,364
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 50.98%
Average Renter Household Size 3.17
Average Household Size 3.17
Median Household Income $44,797 ±$1,174
Median Rent $946 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.93% ± 1.79pp
Total Population 299,722

Population and Household Demographics

Stockton is a city in San Joaquin County, California with a population of 299,722. There are 92,440 households in the city with an average household size of 3.17 persons. 50.98% of households in Stockton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stockton

The median gross income for households in Stockton is $44,797 a year, or $3,733 a month. The median rent for the city is $946 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stockton, a household making less than $3,153 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Stockton.

Area Median Income In Stockton

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 Stockton, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Joaquin County.

In Stockton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,000

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 Stockton

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 Stockton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Stockton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,400 $19,900 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Stockton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,000 $33,150 $37,300 $41,400 $44,750 $48,050 $51,350 $54,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Stockton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,350 $53,000 $59,600 $66,200 $71,500 $76,800 $82,100 $87,400