Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Stockton, CA

Discover affordable housing in Stockton where there are 88+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Cambridge Court

6507 Danny Dr., Stockton, California 95210

bed 2-4
payment $686-866/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Granite Ridge Apartments

246 East Iris Avenue, Stockton, California 95210

bed 1-2
payment $625-725/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Charleston Place Apartments

1515 E. Bianchi Rd, Stockton, California 95210

bed 2-4
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Cal Weber 40 Apartments

512 E Weber Ave, Stockton, California 95202

bed 1-3

Casa Manana Inn

3700 N Sutter St, Stockton, California 95204

bed Studio-1

Meridian Pointe Apartments

819 E Hammer Ln, Stockton, California 95210

bed 2-4

Community of All Nations

2172 Dockery Ct, Stockton, California 95206

bed 1-3

Inglewood Gardens

6433 Inglewood Ave, Stockton, California 95207

bed 1-2

Hammer Lane Village

210 E Iris Ave, Stockton, California 95210

bed 1-2

Plymouth Place Apartments

1320 N Monroe Street, Stockton, California 95203

bed 1
elderly Senior

Anchor Village Apartments

133 E Oak St, Stockton, California 95202

bed 1-2

Gleason Park

605 E Church, Stockton, California 95203

bed 1-4

Stockton Silvercrest

123 N Stanislaus Street, Stockton, California 95202

Park Village Apartments

3830 Alvarado Ave, Stockton, California 95204

Village East Apartments

2501 E Lafayette St, Stockton, California 95205

Westgate Townhomes

6119 Danny Dr, Stockton, California 95210

bed 2-4
payment $709-907/mo.

Church Street Triplex

418, 420 and 422 E Church St, Stockton, California 95203

bed 2
payment $650-750/mo.

Pacific Pointe Apartments

1025 Rosemarie Lane, Stockton, California 95207

bed 1-2
payment $625-725/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Marquis Place

5315 Carrington Circle, Stockton, California 95210

bed 2-3
payment $342-838/mo.

Chateau de Lyon

1020 Rosemarie Ln, Stockton, California 95207

bed 1-3
payment $308-752/mo.

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Stockton, California

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Stockton, California
$30.44/hour
$14.44 (+90%) more than California minimum wage and $23.19 (+320%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Stockton, California.

Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Stockton.

How many renters live in Stockton, California?

The City of Stockton has 321,796 people living in 99,937 households.

There are 131,730 renters living in 43,873 renter households in this City. Renters make up 40.94 percent of the population living in Stockton.

What is the rental market like in Stockton, California?

There are an estimated 106,904 housing units in the Stockton area. Of these, 45,690 units are rental homes, making up 43 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Stockton, California, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Stockton?

The rental vacancy rate in Stockton is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Stockton for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Stockton
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
3,241 7,816 16,605 10,789 4,420
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Stockton

A large number of apartments in Stockton have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Stockton are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 48 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 27 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Stockton

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,122 to $2,727. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,122
One BR $1,245
Two BR $1,607
Three BR $2,265
Four BR $2,727
2024 Fair Market Rents in Stockton, California

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Stockton?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 919 28 percent
One BR 4,761 61 percent
Two BR 9,425 57 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Stockton, California

How many affordable rental units are in Stockton?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Stockton, California including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 2,525
Public Housing 702
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 1,162
Section 236 Rental Assistance 10
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 82
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Stockton, California

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Stockton, California

Stockton features 2,416 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 2,611 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 $1,446 and $1,768.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.