Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Yuba City, CA

Find 12 low-income apartments and rental assistance options in Yuba City, CA – including subsidized, public, senior, HUD, and other government housing programs.

Sutter Village

1200 Grey Ave, Yuba City, California 95991

Plumas Family Apartments

1240 Plumas St, Yuba City, California 95991

Live Oak Apartments

645 Queens Ave, Yuba City, California 95991

Yolo Heiken

553 Heiken Way, Yuba City, California 95991

Richland Housing

448 Garden Hwy, Yuba City, California 95991

New Haven Court Apartments

448 Garden Hwy., Yuba City, California 95991

River City Manor

655 Joann Way, Yuba City, California 95993

Kingwood Commons

1340 Gray Ave, Yuba City, California 95991

Richland Rural Development

Multiple locations, Yuba City, California 95991

Park Terrace

665 Queens Ave, Yuba City, California 95991

Mahal Plaza

1719 Franklin Rd, Yuba City, California

Town Center Manor

506 Plumas St, Yuba City, California 95991

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Yuba City, California
$11.67 (+73%) more than California minimum wage and $20.42 (+282%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the 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) programs for Yuba City, California.

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

How many renters live in Yuba City, California?

The City of Yuba City has 69,004 people living in 23,949 households.

There are 28,676 renters living in 10,137 renter households in this City. Renters make up 41.56 percent of the population living in Yuba City.

What is the rental market like in Yuba City, California?

There are an estimated 24,090 housing units in the Yuba City area. Of these, 10,430 units are rental homes, making up 43 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Yuba City, California, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Yuba City?

The rental vacancy rate in Yuba City 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 Yuba City for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Yuba City
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
301 1,955 3,851 3,098 790
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Yuba City

A large number of apartments in Yuba City have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Yuba City are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 53 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 28 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Yuba City

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,125 to $2,479. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,125
One BR $1,132
Two BR $1,461
Three BR $2,059
Four BR $2,479
2024 Fair Market Rents in Yuba City, California

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

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 181 60 percent
One BR 1,060 54 percent
Two BR 2,938 76 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Yuba City, California

How many affordable rental units are in Yuba City?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 167
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 109
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Yuba City, California

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

Income Based Apartments in Yuba City, California

Yuba City features 791 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 168 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 $1,315 and $1,607.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.