Affordable Housing In Vacaville
Solano County, California

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Vacaville

Alamo Garden

1501 Alamo Dr
Vacaville, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Family & Senior

Rocky Hill Veterans Apartments

582 Rocky Hill Road
Vacaville, California
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
VASH Welcome
Supportive Housing
Veterans Welcome

Meadows Holly

525 Meadows Court
Vacaville, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Family & Senior
Minimum Income Requirement

Twin Oaks

2390 Nut Tree Rd
Vacaville, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Rocky Hill Veterans Apartment

Vacaville, California
Call For Rent
3-4 BR
Veterans Welcome

Saratoga Senior Apts Phase 1

1101 Burton Dr
Vacaville, California

Vacaville Autumn Leaves

2470 Nut Tree Rd
Vacaville, California
Elderly Supportive Housing

Saratoga Senior Apartments Phase II

1151 Burton Dr
Vacaville, California

Lincoln Corner Apartments

130 Scoggins Ct
Vacaville, California

City of Vacaville

455 Markham Ave
Vacaville, California

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Vacaville, 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 Vacaville, California

Housing Authority Programs
Vacaville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Solano County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Vacaville, California

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 961 affordable apartments for rent in Vacaville, California.

Income Based Apartments in Vacaville, California

Vacaville features 128 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 Vacaville, California

There are 833 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Vacaville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Vacaville, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Vacaville landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Vacaville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Vacaville, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,509 and $1,845.

2022 Vacaville, 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
Vacaville, California Fair Market Rent $1,232 $1,408 $1,677 $2,382 $2,870
Vacaville, California Payment Standard Range $1,109 to $1,355 $1,267 to $1,549 $1,509 to $1,845 $2,144 to $2,620 $2,583 to $3,157

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Vacaville, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 961
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 128
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $74,001 ±$1,858
Median Rent $1,382 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.96% ± 3.74pp
Total Population 94,795

Population and Household Demographics

Vacaville is a city in Solano County, California with a population of 94,795. There are 31,798 households in the city with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 39.72% of households in Vacaville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Vacaville

The median gross income for households in Vacaville is $74,001 a year, or $6,167 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,382 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Vacaville, a household making less than $4,607 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Vacaville.

Area Median Income In Vacaville

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 Vacaville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Solano County.

In Vacaville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $108,700

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 Vacaville

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 Vacaville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Vacaville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Vacaville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$38,050 $43,450 $48,900 $54,300 $58,650 $63,000 $67,350 $71,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Vacaville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$60,800 $69,450 $78,150 $86,800 $93,750 $100,700 $107,650 $114,600