Affordable Housing In Twentynine Palm
San Bernardino County, California

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Twentynine Palm, California

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Twentynine Palm, California

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Twentynine Palm, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Twentynine Palm, California

Twentynine Palm 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 Twentynine Palm, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Twentynine Palm, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Twentynine Palm landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Twentynine Palm.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Twentynine Palm, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,576 and $1,926.

2023 Twentynine Palm, 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
Twentynine Palm, California Fair Market Rent $1,281 $1,398 $1,751 $2,376 $2,922
Twentynine Palm, California Payment Standard Range $1,153 to $1,409 $1,258 to $1,538 $1,576 to $1,926 $2,138 to $2,614 $2,630 to $3,214

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Twentynine Palm, 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 71.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.90
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $41,582 ±$3,767
Median Rent $932 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.37% ± 6.64pp
Total Population 25,769

Population and Household Demographics

Twentynine Palm is a city in San Bernardino County, California with a population of 25,769. There are 8,250 households in the city with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 71.75% of households in Twentynine Palm are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Twentynine Palm

The median gross income for households in Twentynine Palm is $41,582 a year, or $3,465 a month. The median rent for the city is $932 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Twentynine Palm, a household making less than $3,107 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Twentynine Palm.

Area Median Income In Twentynine Palm

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 Twentynine Palm, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Bernardino County.

In Twentynine Palm, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,400

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 Twentynine Palm

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 Twentynine Palm

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Twentynine Palm AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,500 $21,150 $23,800 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Twentynine Palm AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,800 $35,200 $39,600 $44,000 $47,550 $51,050 $54,600 $58,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Twentynine Palm AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,300 $56,350 $63,400 $70,400 $76,050 $81,700 $87,300 $92,950