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Affordable Housing In Westlake Village
Los Angeles County, California

Waiting List Openings In Westlake Village

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

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Westlake Village

Spastic Childrens Hse

2220 N Westlake Blvd
Westlake Village, California
Elderly Supportive Housing

Childrens Aid Guild House

2170 N Westlake Blvd
Westlake Village, California
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Westlake Village

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Westlake Village, California

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 22 affordable apartments for rent in Westlake Village, California.

Income Based Apartments in Westlake Village, California

Westlake Village features 22 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 Westlake Village, California

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Westlake Village, California

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

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

2020 Westlake Village, 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 research.

Westlake Village, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 22
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 22
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 13.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $113,884 ±$18,567
Median Rent $1,987 ±$1,015
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.7% ± 13.41pp
Total Population 8,471

Population and Household Demographics

Westlake Village is a city in Los Angeles County, California with a population of 8,471. There are 3,403 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 13.14% of households in Westlake Village are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Westlake Village

The median gross income for households in Westlake Village is $113,884 a year, or $9,490 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,987 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Westlake Village, a household making less than $6,623 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Westlake Village.

Area Median Income In Westlake Village

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 Westlake Village, the AMI is calculated from all households within Los Angeles County.

In Westlake Village, 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 Westlake Village

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 Westlake Village

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