Affordable Housing In Trinity County
California

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Trinity County

Weaver Creek Apartments

50 Bartlett Ln
Weaverville, CA
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Weaver Creek Senior Apartments

80 Browns Ranch Rd
Weaverville, CA
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Eskaton Hayfork Manor

125 Hyampom Road
Hayfork, CA
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Trinity County

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 County, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 10 affordable apartments for rent in Trinity County, California. Trinity County features 10 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Trinity County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Trinity County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 10
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 10
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $34,974 ±$4,081
Median Rent $786 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.82% ± 8.13pp
Total Population 13,373

Population and Household Demographics

Trinity County is a County in California with a population of 13,373. There are 5,484 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 31.11% of households in Trinity County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Trinity County

The median gross income for households in Trinity County is $34,974 a year, or $2,915 a month. The median rent for the county is $786 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Trinity County, a household making less than $2,620 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Trinity County.1

Area Median Income In Trinity 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 Trinity County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,100

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 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 Trinity County HUD Rental Assistance in Trinity County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,800
50% of Median $22,700 $25,950 $29,200 $32,400 $35,000 $37,600 $40,200 $42,800
80% of Median $36,300 $41,500 $46,700 $51,850 $56,000 $60,150 $64,300 $68,450
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Trinity County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1989 to 1990, 2 low income apartment communities containing 64 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Trinity County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Trinity County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $22,700 $25,950 $29,200 $32,400 $35,000 $37,600 $40,200 $42,800
60% of Median $27,240 $31,140 $35,040 $38,880 $42,000 $45,120 $48,240 $51,360

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Trinity County is $35,040 a year, or $2,920 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,920 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $876 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $568 $608 $730 $843 $940 $1,038
60% $681 $730 $876 $1,011 $1,128 $1,245
Fair Market Rents in Trinity County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$576 $684 $852 $1,229 $1,359

Cities In Trinity County

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City Listings Served By
Weaverville 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weaverville is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Hayfork 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hayfork is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Burnt Ranch 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burnt Ranch is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Coffee Creek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coffee Creek is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Douglas City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Douglas City is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Hyampom 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hyampom is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Junction City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Junction City is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Lewiston 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lewiston is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Mad River 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mad River is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Ruth 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ruth is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Trinity Center 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trinity Center is the Shasta County Housing Authority.
Trinity Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trinity Village is the Shasta County Housing Authority.