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Affordable Housing In Suisun City
Solano County, California

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Suisun City

The Village Apartments

506 Civic Center Blvd
Suisun City, California

Breezewood Village Apartments

1359 Worley Rd
Suisun City, California

Cottonwood Creek Apartments

202 Railroad Ave
Suisun City, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Suisun City

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Suisun City, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 387 affordable apartments for rent in Suisun City, California.

Income Based Apartments in Suisun City, California

Suisun City features 212 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 Suisun City, California

There are 175 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Suisun City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Suisun City, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Suisun City landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Suisun City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Suisun City, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,430 and $1,748.

2020 Suisun City, 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 research.

Suisun City, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 387
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 212
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.54%
Average Renter Household Size 3.63
Average Household Size 3.28
Median Household Income $66,452 ±$4,794
Median Rent $1,549 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.93% ± 6.9pp
Total Population 28,867

Population and Household Demographics

Suisun City is a city in Solano County, California with a population of 28,867. There are 8,753 households in the city with an average household size of 3.28 persons. 39.54% of households in Suisun City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Suisun City

The median gross income for households in Suisun City is $66,452 a year, or $5,538 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,549 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Suisun City, a household making less than $5,163 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Suisun City.

Area Median Income In Suisun City

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 Suisun City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Solano County.

In Suisun City, 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 Suisun City

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 Suisun City

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