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Affordable Housing In West Whittier Los Nietos
Los Angeles County, California


Waiting List Openings In West Whittier Los Nietos

Waiting ListStatus
Los Angeles County Development Authority Senior Public Housing Open Now

Housing Authorities that serve West Whittier Los Nietos

Housing Authority Programs
Los Angeles County Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in West Whittier Los Nietos, California

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in West Whittier Los Nietos, California.

Income Based Apartments in West Whittier Los Nietos, California

West Whittier Los Nietos 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 West Whittier Los Nietos, California

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in West Whittier Los Nietos.

Housing Choice Vouchers in West Whittier Los Nietos, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay West Whittier Los Nietos landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in West Whittier Los Nietos.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in West Whittier Los Nietos, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,760 and $2,152.

2020 West Whittier Los Nietos, 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 $1,279 $1,517 $1,956 $2,614 $2,857
Payment Standard Range $1,151 to $1,407 $1,365 to $1,669 $1,760 to $2,152 $2,353 to $2,875 $2,571 to $3,143

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

West Whittier Los Nietos, 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 27.9%
Average Renter Household Size 4.23
Average Household Size 3.92
Median Household Income $65,363 ±$3,808
Median Rent $1,311 ±$81
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.01% ± 6.03pp
Total Population 27,114

Population and Household Demographics

West Whittier Los Nietos is a city in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 27,114. There are 6,897 households in the city with an average household size of 3.92 persons. 27.9% of households in West Whittier Los Nietos are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in West Whittier Los Nietos

The median gross income for households in West Whittier Los Nietos is $65,363 a year, or $5,447 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,311 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In West Whittier Los Nietos, a household making less than $4,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.01% of households who rent are overburdened in West Whittier Los Nietos.

Area Median Income In West Whittier Los Nietos

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 West Whittier Los Nietos, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In West Whittier Los Nietos, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,300

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 West Whittier Los Nietos

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 West Whittier Los Nietos

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $23,700 $27,050 $30,450 $33,800 $36,550 $39,250 $41,950 $44,650
50% of Median $39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350
80% of Median $63,100 $72,100 $81,100 $90,100 $97,350 $104,550 $111,750 $118,950