Affordable Housing In Vandenberg Village
Santa Barbara County, California

Affordable Housing programs support 199 income based apartments in Vandenberg Village where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 87 affordable apartments in Vandenberg Village that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Vandenberg Village, California

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Vandenberg Village. Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Vandenberg Village.

Fickett Towers

14801 Sherman Way
Vandenberg Village, California
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted

La Coruna Senior Apartments

15301 Lanark St
Vandenberg Village, California
Affordable
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Vandenberg Village, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Vandenberg Village.

Vandenberg Village, California Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Vandenberg Village, California

Vandenberg Village features 199 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 Vandenberg Village, California

There are 87 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Vandenberg Village.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Vandenberg Village, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Vandenberg Village landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Vandenberg Village.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Vandenberg Village, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,400 and $2,934.

2023 Vandenberg Village, 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
Vandenberg Village, California Fair Market Rent $2,040 $2,350 $2,667 $3,520 $4,001
Vandenberg Village, California Payment Standard Range $1,836 to $2,244 $2,115 to $2,585 $2,400 to $2,934 $3,168 to $3,872 $3,601 to $4,401

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Vandenberg Village, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 286
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 199
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $73,182 ±$9,904
Median Rent $1,577 ±$253
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.73% ± 18.43pp
Total Population 6,763

Population and Household Demographics

Vandenberg Village is a city in Santa Barbara County, California with a population of 6,763. There are 2,664 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 31.04% of households in Vandenberg Village are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Vandenberg Village

The median gross income for households in Vandenberg Village is $73,182 a year, or $6,099 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,577 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Vandenberg Village, a household making less than $5,257 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Vandenberg Village.

Area Median Income In Vandenberg Village

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 Vandenberg Village, the AMI is calculated from all households within Santa Barbara County.

In Vandenberg Village, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $100,100

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 Vandenberg Village

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 Vandenberg Village

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Vandenberg Village AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$29,350 $33,550 $37,750 $41,900 $45,300 $48,650 $52,000 $55,350
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Vandenberg Village AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$48,900 $55,900 $62,900 $69,850 $75,450 $81,050 $86,650 $92,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Vandenberg Village AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$78,350 $89,550 $100,750 $111,900 $120,900 $129,850 $138,800 $147,750