Yuba City, California Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 529 income based apartments in Yuba City where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 277 affordable apartments in Yuba City that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Yuba City, California

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Yuba City. Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Yuba City.

River City Manor

655 Joann Way
Yuba City, California
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
Accessible
62+

Plumas Family Apartments

1240 Plumas St
Yuba City, California
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Kingwood Commons

1340 Gray Ave
Yuba City, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Sutter Village

1200 Grey Ave
Yuba City, California
Affordable

Richland Rural Development

Multiple locations
Yuba City, California
Rent Assisted

Richland Public Housing

476 Garden Hwy
Yuba City, California

Live Oak Apartments

645 Queens Ave
Yuba City, California
Rent Assisted

Sutter Village

1200 Gray Ave
Yuba City, California
Rent Assisted

Park Terrace

665 Queens Ave
Yuba City, California
Affordable

Town Center Manor

506 Plumas St
Yuba City, California
62+
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Yuba City

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Live Oak, CA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Live Oak.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Yuba City, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the California Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Yuba City.

Yuba City, California Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Yuba City, California

Yuba City features 529 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 Yuba City, California

There are 277 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Yuba City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Yuba City, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Yuba City landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Yuba City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Yuba City, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,159 and $1,417.

2023 Yuba City, 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
Yuba City, California Fair Market Rent $1,003 $1,010 $1,288 $1,830 $2,194
Yuba City, California Payment Standard Range $903 to $1,103 $909 to $1,111 $1,159 to $1,417 $1,647 to $2,013 $1,975 to $2,413

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Yuba City, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 904
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 529
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.04%
Average Renter Household Size 3.01
Average Household Size 2.99
Median Household Income $50,649 ±$1,657
Median Rent $908 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.14% ± 3.96pp
Total Population 66,038

Population and Household Demographics

Yuba City is a city in Sutter County, California with a population of 66,038. There are 21,859 households in the city with an average household size of 2.99 persons. 44.04% of households in Yuba City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Yuba City

The median gross income for households in Yuba City is $50,649 a year, or $4,221 a month. The median rent for the city is $908 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Yuba City, a household making less than $3,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Yuba City.

Area Median Income In Yuba City

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 Yuba City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sutter County.

In Yuba City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,900

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 Yuba City

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 Yuba City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Yuba City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Yuba City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $38,950 $42,100 $45,200 $48,300 $51,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Yuba City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $72,300 $77,300 $82,250