Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Westminster, CA

Discover affordable housing in Westminster where there are 8+ 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.

Coventry Heights

7521 Wyoming Street, Westminster, California 92683

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Della Rosa

14800 Beach Boulevard, Westminster, California 92683

bed Studio-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Windsor Court and Stratford Place

8140 13th St, Westminster, California 92683

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

The Rose Gardens

8190 13th St, Westminster, California 92683

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Westminster Senior Apartments

7632 21st St, Westminster, California 92683

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Cambridge Heights Senior Apartments

7541 Wyoming St, Westminster, California 92683

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Westminster Crossing Apartments

7122 Westminster Blvd., Westminster, California 92683

bed 1-3
payment $617-2315/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Royale Apartments

280 Hospital Cir, Westminster, California 92683

bed 3-4
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Westminster, 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.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Westminster, California
$36.71 (+229%) more than California minimum wage and $45.46 (+627%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Westminster, 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) programs for Westminster, California.

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

How many renters live in Westminster, California?

The City of Westminster has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 42.31 percent of the population living in Westminster.

What is the rental market like in Westminster, California?

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

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Westminster?

The rental vacancy rate in Westminster is 2 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 Westminster for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Westminster
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
551 2,373 5,440 3,203 1,434
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Westminster

A large number of apartments in Westminster 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 Westminster

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $2,200 to $4,467. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $2,200
One BR $2,344
Two BR $2,783
Three BR $3,769
Four BR $4,467
2024 Fair Market Rents in Westminster, California

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

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 269 49 percent
One BR 1,003 42 percent
Two BR 1,011 19 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Westminster, California

How many affordable rental units are in Westminster?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Westminster, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Westminster, California

Westminster features 65 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 Westminster, California

There are 495 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Westminster.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Westminster, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Westminster landlords $1,400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Westminster.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Westminster, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,505 and $3,061.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.