Sutter County, California Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 688 income based apartments in Sutter County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 341 affordable apartments in Sutter County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Sutter County, California

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Sutter County. Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Sutter County.

Country Oaks

2551 Allen Street
Live Oak, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Maple Park, Phase 1

2340 Gum St
Live Oak, California
$774-1,125
1-4 BR
Affordable

River City Manor

655 Joann Way
Yuba City, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
Accessible
62+

Maple Park Senior Apartments

9915 Maple Park
Live Oak, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Plumas Family Apartments

1240 Plumas St
Yuba City, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Date Street Senior Village

2750 Date St
Live Oak, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accessible
Accessible
62+

Kingwood Commons

1340 Gray Ave
Yuba City, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Sutter Village

1200 Grey Ave
Yuba City, California
Affordable

Richland Rural Development

Multiple locations
Yuba City, California
Rent Assisted

Richland Public Housing

476 Garden Hwy
Yuba City, California
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Affordable Housing In Sutter County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Sutter County

City Apartments
Yuba City, CA Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Yuba City.
Live Oak, CA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Live Oak.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Sutter County, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Sutter County.

Sutter County, California Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Sutter County, California

Sutter County features 688 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 Sutter County, California

There are 341 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sutter County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sutter County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sutter County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Sutter County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sutter County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,159 and $1,417.

2023 Sutter County, 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
Sutter County, California Fair Market Rent $1,003 $1,010 $1,288 $1,830 $2,194
Sutter County, California Payment Standard Range $903 to $1,103 $909 to $1,111 $1,159 to $1,417 $1,647 to $2,013 $1,975 to $2,413

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sutter County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 1,127
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 688
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.9%
Average Renter Household Size 3.03
Average Household Size 2.95
Median Household Income $52,017 ±$1,350
Median Rent $906 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.43% ± 3.34pp
Total Population 95,247

Population and Household Demographics

Sutter County is a county in California with a population of 95,247. There are 31,917 households in the county with an average household size of 2.95 persons. 40.9% of households in Sutter County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sutter County

The median gross income for households in Sutter County is $52,017 a year, or $4,335 a month. The median rent for the county is $906 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sutter County, a household making less than $3,020 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Sutter County.

Area Median Income In Sutter 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 Sutter County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,900

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 Sutter 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 Sutter County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sutter County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sutter County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sutter County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250