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Affordable Housing In Tiburon
Marin County, California

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tiburon

Bradley House

101 Esperanza
Tiburon, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Cecilia Place

321 Cecilia Way
Tiburon, California

The Hilarita

100 Neds Way
Tiburon, California

Tiburon Hills Estates

10 Andrew Dr
Tiburon, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Tiburon

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tiburon, California

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 232 affordable apartments for rent in Tiburon, California.

Income Based Apartments in Tiburon, California

Tiburon features 216 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 Tiburon, California

There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tiburon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tiburon, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tiburon landlords $1,800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Tiburon.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tiburon, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $3,198 and $3,908.

2021 Tiburon, 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
Tiburon, California Fair Market Rent $2,350 $2,923 $3,553 $4,567 $4,970
Tiburon, California Payment Standard Range $2,115 to $2,585 $2,631 to $3,215 $3,198 to $3,908 $4,110 to $5,024 $4,473 to $5,467

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Tiburon, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 232
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 216
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.68%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $131,542 ±$24,083
Median Rent $2,159 ±$361
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.36% ± 9.34pp
Total Population 9,158

Population and Household Demographics

Tiburon is a city in Marin County, California with a population of 9,158. There are 3,856 households in the city with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 28.68% of households in Tiburon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tiburon

The median gross income for households in Tiburon is $131,542 a year, or $10,962 a month. The median rent for the city is $2,159 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tiburon, a household making less than $7,197 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Tiburon.

Area Median Income In Tiburon

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 Tiburon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marin County.

In Tiburon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $149,600

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 Tiburon

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 Tiburon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tiburon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$38,400 $43,850 $49,350 $54,800 $59,200 $63,600 $68,000 $72,350
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tiburon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$63,950 $73,100 $82,250 $91,350 $98,700 $106,000 $113,300 $120,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tiburon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$102,450 $117,100 $131,750 $146,350 $158,100 $169,800 $181,500 $193,200