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Affordable Housing In Visalia
Tulare County, California

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Visalia

Kimball Court

303 W Kimball Ave
Visalia, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Westport Village

3123 S Avocado Street
Visalia, California
Call For Rent
2 BR
62+

Visalia Garden Villas

4901 W Crenshaw Ct
Visalia, California
62+

Visalia Senior Housing II

111 E School Ave
Visalia, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sierra Meadows

1120 E Tulare Ave
Visalia, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Town Meadows

115 W Murray Ave
Visalia, California
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Goshen Village II

31114 Road 72
Visalia, California

Self - Help Enterprises

30940 Road 72
Visalia, California

Visalia

1040 S Crenshaw Ct
Visalia, California

Fairview Village

Highland Lark N Willis
Visalia, California

Housing Authorities that serve Visalia

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Tulare County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Visalia, California

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,104 affordable apartments for rent in Visalia, California.

Income Based Apartments in Visalia, California

Visalia features 402 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 Visalia, California

There are 338 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Visalia.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Visalia, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Visalia landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Visalia.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Visalia, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $847 and $1,035.

2020 Visalia, 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 $710 $714 $941 $1,312 $1,534
Payment Standard Range $639 to $781 $643 to $785 $847 to $1,035 $1,181 to $1,443 $1,381 to $1,687

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Visalia, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 1,104
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 402
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.73%
Average Renter Household Size 3.19
Average Household Size 3.03
Median Household Income $52,157 ±$2,170
Median Rent $950 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.9% ± 4.08pp
Total Population 127,842

Population and Household Demographics

Visalia is a city in Tulare County, California with a population of 127,842. There are 41,730 households in the city with an average household size of 3.03 persons. 40.73% of households in Visalia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Visalia

The median gross income for households in Visalia is $52,157 a year, or $4,346 a month. The median rent for the city is $950 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Visalia, a household making less than $3,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Visalia.

Area Median Income In Visalia

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 Visalia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tulare County.

In Visalia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,900

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 Visalia

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 Visalia

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $34,950 $37,750 $40,550 $43,350 $46,150
80% of Median $39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800