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Affordable Housing In Tulare
Tulare County, California

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tulare

Tulare Apartments

1101 S Irwin St
Tulare, California
Income Based
1-3 BR

Cypress Cove

1501 E Cypress Ave
Tulare, California
Income Based
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Valley Oaks Apartments

351 N West St
Tulare, California
Accepts Vouchers

Salvation Army Tulare Silvercrest

350 N L Street
Tulare, California
Elderly Supportive Housing

West Trail Apartments

360 N West St
Tulare, California
Accepts Vouchers

Parkwood Meadows No. 2

1184 S Vetter Dr
Tulare, California
Accepts Vouchers

Cambridge Court Apartments

400 S Blackstone St
Tulare, California
Accepts Vouchers

Tule Vista

Tulare, California
Accepts Vouchers

Westside Palm Village Apartments

900 W Pleasant Ave
Tulare, California

Country Manor

955 N A St
Tulare, California
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Tulare

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Tulare County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tulare, California

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 850 affordable apartments for rent in Tulare, California.

Income Based Apartments in Tulare, California

Tulare features 466 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 Tulare, California

There are 332 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tulare.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tulare, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tulare landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Tulare.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tulare, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $847 and $1,035.

2020 Tulare, 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 $710 $714 $941 $1,312 $1,534
Payment Standard Range $639 to $781 $643 to $785 $847 to $1,035 $1,181 to $1,443 $1,381 to $1,687

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Tulare, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 850
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 466
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.22%
Average Renter Household Size 3.34
Average Household Size 3.33
Median Household Income $46,659 ±$2,434
Median Rent $911 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.74% ± 4.78pp
Total Population 61,204

Population and Household Demographics

Tulare is a city in Tulare County, California with a population of 61,204. There are 18,295 households in the city with an average household size of 3.33 persons. 42.22% of households in Tulare are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tulare

The median gross income for households in Tulare is $46,659 a year, or $3,888 a month. The median rent for the city is $911 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tulare, a household making less than $3,037 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Tulare.

Area Median Income In Tulare

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 Tulare, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tulare County.

In Tulare, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,900

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 Tulare

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 Tulare

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