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Affordable Housing In Vista Santa Rosa
Riverside County, California

Housing Authorities that serve Vista Santa Rosa

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Vista Santa Rosa, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Vista Santa Rosa, California.

Income Based Apartments in Vista Santa Rosa, California

Vista Santa Rosa features 0 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 Vista Santa Rosa, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Vista Santa Rosa.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Vista Santa Rosa, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Vista Santa Rosa landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Vista Santa Rosa.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Vista Santa Rosa, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,160 and $1,418.

2020 Vista Santa Rosa, 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 $875 $1,030 $1,289 $1,789 $2,216
Payment Standard Range $788 to $963 $927 to $1,133 $1,160 to $1,418 $1,610 to $1,968 $1,994 to $2,438

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Vista Santa Rosa, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.81%
Average Renter Household Size 4.85
Average Household Size 4.20
Median Household Income $42,222 ±$18,253
Median Rent $836 ±$180
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.87% ± 19.18pp
Total Population 3,173

Population and Household Demographics

Vista Santa Rosa is a city in Riverside County, California with a population of 3,173. There are 756 households in the city with an average household size of 4.20 persons. 39.81% of households in Vista Santa Rosa are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Vista Santa Rosa

The median gross income for households in Vista Santa Rosa is $42,222 a year, or $3,519 a month. The median rent for the city is $836 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Vista Santa Rosa, a household making less than $2,787 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Vista Santa Rosa.

Area Median Income In Vista Santa Rosa

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 Vista Santa Rosa, the AMI is calculated from all households within Riverside County.

In Vista Santa Rosa, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,300

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 Vista Santa Rosa

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 Vista Santa Rosa

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,850 $18,100 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,400 $30,150 $33,900 $37,650 $40,700 $43,700 $46,700 $49,700
80% of Median $42,200 $48,200 $54,250 $60,250 $65,100 $69,900 $74,750 $79,550