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Affordable Housing In Trinity Center
Trinity County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Trinity Center

Housing Authority Programs
Shasta County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Homeownership; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Trinity Center, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Trinity Center, California.

Income Based Apartments in Trinity Center, California

Trinity Center features 0 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 Trinity Center, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Trinity Center.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Trinity Center, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Trinity Center landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Trinity Center.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Trinity Center, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $767 and $937.

2020 Trinity Center, 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 $576 $684 $852 $1,229 $1,359
Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $616 to $752 $767 to $937 $1,106 to $1,352 $1,223 to $1,495

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Trinity Center, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 1.77
Median Household Income $27,212 ±$7,711
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.57% ± 103.62pp
Total Population 211

Population and Household Demographics

Trinity Center is a city in Trinity County, California with a population of 211. There are 119 households in the city with an average household size of 1.77 persons. 17.65% of households in Trinity Center are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Trinity Center

The median gross income for households in Trinity Center is $27,212 a year, or $2,268 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Trinity Center, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Trinity Center.

Area Median Income In Trinity Center

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 Trinity Center, the AMI is calculated from all households within Trinity County.

In Trinity Center, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,600

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 Trinity Center

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 Trinity Center

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800