Affordable Housing In Twentynine Palms
San Bernardino County,
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Twentynine Palms
Housing Authorities that serve Twentynine Palms
|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 Palms, California
There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 200 affordable apartments for rent in Twentynine Palms, California.
Income Based Apartments in Twentynine Palms, California
Twentynine Palms features 134 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 Palms, California
There are 66 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Twentynine Palms.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Twentynine Palms, California
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Twentynine Palms landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Twentynine Palms.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Twentynine Palms, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,251 and $1,529.
2021 Twentynine Palms, 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 Palms, California Fair Market Rent||$955||$1,106||$1,390||$1,917||$2,369|
|Twentynine Palms, California Payment Standard Range||$860 to $1,051||$995 to $1,217||$1,251 to $1,529||$1,725 to $2,109||$2,132 to $2,606|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Twentynine Palms, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||5|
|Total Low Income Apartments||200|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||134|
|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|
Population and Household Demographics
Twentynine Palms 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 Palms are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Twentynine Palms
The median gross income for households in Twentynine Palms 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 Palms, 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 Palms.
Area Median Income In Twentynine Palms
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 Palms, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Bernardino County.
In Twentynine Palms, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,500
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 Palms
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 Palms
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Twentynine Palms AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Twentynine Palms AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Twentynine Palms AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.