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Affordable Housing In Tuolumne
Tuolumne County, California

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tuolumne

Tuolumne Apartments

18400 Tuolumne Rd
Tuolumne, California
Income Based
1-2 BR

Tuolumne Senior Apartments

Tuolumne Road
Tuolumne, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Tuolumne

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tuolumne, California

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 82 affordable apartments for rent in Tuolumne, California.

Income Based Apartments in Tuolumne, California

Tuolumne features 82 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 Tuolumne, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tuolumne, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tuolumne, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $914 and $1,117.

2020 Tuolumne, 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 $694 $827 $1,015 $1,453 $1,774
Payment Standard Range $625 to $763 $744 to $910 $914 to $1,117 $1,308 to $1,598 $1,597 to $1,951

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Tuolumne, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 82
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 82
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.28%
Average Renter Household Size 1.93
Average Household Size 1.96
Median Household Income $29,444 ±$10,414
Median Rent $790 ±$546
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.63% ± 28.64pp
Total Population 1,763

Population and Household Demographics

Tuolumne is a city in Tuolumne County, California with a population of 1,763. There are 888 households in the city with an average household size of 1.96 persons. 46.28% of households in Tuolumne are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tuolumne

The median gross income for households in Tuolumne is $29,444 a year, or $2,454 a month. The median rent for the city is $790 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tuolumne, a household making less than $2,633 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Tuolumne.

Area Median Income In Tuolumne

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

In Tuolumne, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,600

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 Tuolumne

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 Tuolumne

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,450 $38,300 $41,150 $44,000 $46,800
80% of Median $39,700 $45,400 $51,050 $56,700 $61,250 $65,800 $70,350 $74,850