Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Ventura County, CA

Discover affordable housing in Ventura County where there are 147+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Kalorama Apartments

167 South Kalorama Street, Ventura, California 93001

bed 1-2
payment $964-1156/mo.

Santa Paulan Senior Apartments

115 N. 4th Street, Santa Paula, California 93060

bed Studio
payment $919/mo.

Plaza del Sol Apartments

4231 Alamo Street, Simi Valley, California 93063

bed 1-4
payment $805-1128/mo.

Villa Garcia Apartments

1379 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, California 91362

bed 1-3

Sonata at Riverpark

401 Danvers River Street, Oxnard, California 93036

bed 1-3

Channel Island Apartments

931 Bismark Way, Oxnard, California 93033

bed 1-3

Conejo Future Apartments

130 Brazil Street, Thousand Oaks, California 91360

bed 1

Cypress Meadows Apartments

1405 Cypress Point Ln, Ventura, California 93003

bed 1-2

Casa Pacifica

703 N. Ventura Blvd, Port Hueneme, California 93041

bed 1-2

Yale Street Apartments

739 Yale St., Santa Paula, California 93060

bed Studio-1

Garden View Terrace in Thousand Oaks

1972-2026 Los Feliz Dr, Thousand Oaks, California 91362

Walnut Street Apartments

765 Walnut Street, Moorpark, California 93021

Charles Street Apartments

396 Charles St, Moorpark, California 93021

Meadowbrook Apartments in Camarillo

610 Leonard St, Camarillo, California 93010

Casas De Sueno and Casa Velasquez

255 Fulton St, Camarillo, California 93010

Shadow Hills Apartments

227 E Wilbur Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360

bed 1-3

Springville at Camarillo

656 Pioneer Street, Camarillo, California 93010

Sorrento Villas Senior Apartments

415 Country Club Drive, Simi Valley, California 93065

Casa Merced

838 West 5th Street, Oxnard, California 93030

Village Aquisition III

23801 Archwood St, Bell Canyon, California 91307

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Ventura County, California

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Ventura County, California
$29.72 (+186%) more than California minimum wage and $38.47 (+531%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Ventura County, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Ventura County, California.

Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Ventura County.

How many renters live in Ventura County, California?

The County of Ventura County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 34.07 percent of the population living in Ventura County.

What is the rental market like in Ventura County, California?

There are an estimated housing units in the Ventura County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Ventura County, California, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Ventura County?

The rental vacancy rate in Ventura County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Ventura County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Ventura County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
5,490 22,058 36,083 22,703 8,549
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Ventura County

A large number of apartments in Ventura County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Ventura County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,725 to $3,867. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,725
One BR $2,011
Two BR $2,414
Three BR $3,310
Four BR $3,867
2024 Fair Market Rents in Ventura County, California

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Ventura County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 2,531 46 percent
One BR 8,044 36 percent
Two BR 6,444 18 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Ventura County, California

How many affordable rental units are in Ventura County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Ventura County, California including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 514 Farm Labor Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Ventura County, California

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Ventura County, California

Ventura County features 2,852 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 6,221 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 $2,173 and $2,655.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.