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Affordable Housing In Ventura County
California

124 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ventura County

Cypress Meadows Apartments

1405 Cypress Point Ln
Ventura, California
Income Based
1-2 BR
62+

Casa Pacifica

703 N. Ventura Blvd
Port Hueneme, California
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
55+

Santa Paulan Senior Apartments

115 N. 4th Street
Santa Paula, California
$919
Studio BR

Plaza del Sol Apartments

4231 Alamo Street
Simi Valley, California
$805-1,128
1-4 BR

Channel Island Apartments

931 Bismark Way
Oxnard, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Sonata at Riverpark

401 Danvers River Street
Oxnard, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Camino Esperanza Apartments

384 Katherine Road
Simi Valley, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
Accessible
62+

Soho Apartments

1150 N Ventura Ave
Ventura, California
Income Based
2-3 BR

Kalorama Apartments

167 South Kalorama Street
Ventura, California
$964-1,156
1-2 BR

Conejo Future Apartments

130 Brazil Street
Thousand Oaks, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Housing Authorities that serve Ventura County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ventura County, California

There are 124 low income housing apartment communities offering 8,259 affordable apartments for rent in Ventura County, California.

Income Based Apartments in Ventura County, California

Ventura County features 2,644 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 Ventura County, California

There are 5,317 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ventura County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ventura County, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ventura County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Ventura County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ventura County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,749 and $2,137.

2020 Ventura County, 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 $1,266 $1,503 $1,943 $2,709 $3,243
Payment Standard Range $1,139 to $1,393 $1,353 to $1,653 $1,749 to $2,137 $2,438 to $2,980 $2,919 to $3,567

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ventura County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 124
Total Low Income Apartments 8,259
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,644
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.83%
Average Renter Household Size 3.18
Average Household Size 3.08
Median Household Income $77,348 ±$954
Median Rent $1,507 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.36% ± 1.33pp
Total Population 840,833

Population and Household Demographics

Ventura County is a county in California with a population of 840,833. There are 268,969 households in the county with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 35.83% of households in Ventura County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ventura County

The median gross income for households in Ventura County is $77,348 a year, or $6,446 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,507 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ventura County, a household making less than $5,023 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Ventura County.

Area Median Income In Ventura County

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.

In Ventura County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,800

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 Ventura County

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 Ventura County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $23,700 $27,100 $30,500 $33,850 $36,600 $39,300 $42,000 $44,700
50% of Median $39,550 $45,200 $50,850 $56,450 $61,000 $65,500 $70,000 $74,550
80% of Median $63,250 $72,300 $81,350 $90,350 $97,600 $104,850 $112,050 $119,300

Cities In Ventura County

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City Served By
Bell Canyon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bell Canyon is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Camarillo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Camarillo is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Casa Conejo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Casa Conejo is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Channel Islands Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Channel Islands Beach is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
El Rio The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves El Rio is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Fillmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fillmore is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Lake Sherwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Sherwood is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Meiners Oaks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meiners Oaks is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Mira Monte The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mira Monte is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Moorpark The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moorpark is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Newbury Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newbury Park is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Oak Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Park is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Oak View The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak View is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Ojai The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ojai is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Oxnard The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oxnard are the Oxnard Housing Authority and Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Piru The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Piru is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Port Hueneme The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Port Hueneme are the Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme and Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
San Buenaventura (Ventura) The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves San Buenaventura (Ventura) is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Santa Paula The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Santa Paula are the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Paula and Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Santa Rosa Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santa Rosa Valley is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Santa Susana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santa Susana is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Saticoy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saticoy is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Simi Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Simi Valley is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Thousand Oaks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thousand Oaks is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.
Ventura The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ventura are the Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura and Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.