Affordable Housing In Yorba Linda
Orange County, California

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Yorba Linda

Oakcrest Heights Apartments

22733 Oakcrest Circle
Yorba Linda, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Oakcrest Terrace

22744 Eastpark Drive
Yorba Linda, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Yorba Linda Palms Apartments

18444 Yorba Linda Blvd
Yorba Linda, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Parkwood Apartments

4075 Prospect Ave
Yorba Linda, California

Villa Plumosa

4672 Plumosa Dr
Yorba Linda, California

Vintage at Stonehaven Apartments

5303 Stonehaven Dr
Yorba Linda, California
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Housing Authorities that serve Yorba Linda

Housing Authority Programs
Orange County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Yorba Linda, California

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 469 affordable apartments for rent in Yorba Linda, California.

Income Based Apartments in Yorba Linda, California

Yorba Linda 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 Yorba Linda, California

There are 469 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Yorba Linda.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Yorba Linda, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Yorba Linda, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,098 and $2,564.

2021 Yorba Linda, 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
Yorba Linda, California Fair Market Rent $1,678 $1,888 $2,331 $3,227 $3,716
Yorba Linda, California Payment Standard Range $1,510 to $1,846 $1,699 to $2,077 $2,098 to $2,564 $2,904 to $3,550 $3,344 to $4,088

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Yorba Linda, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 469
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.84
Average Household Size 3.05
Median Household Income $117,855 ±$4,642
Median Rent $1,727 ±$79
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.99% ± 6.7pp
Total Population 67,033

Population and Household Demographics

Yorba Linda is a city in Orange County, California with a population of 67,033. There are 21,912 households in the city with an average household size of 3.05 persons. 16.32% of households in Yorba Linda are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Yorba Linda

The median gross income for households in Yorba Linda is $117,855 a year, or $9,821 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,727 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Yorba Linda, a household making less than $5,757 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Yorba Linda.

Area Median Income In Yorba Linda

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 Yorba Linda, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In Yorba Linda, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $106,700

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 Yorba Linda

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 Yorba Linda

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Yorba Linda AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$28,250 $32,300 $36,350 $40,350 $43,600 $46,850 $50,050 $53,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Yorba Linda AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$47,100 $53,800 $60,550 $67,250 $72,650 $78,050 $83,400 $88,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Yorba Linda AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$75,300 $86,050 $96,800 $107,550 $116,200 $124,800 $133,400 $142,000