Affordable Housing In Yucaipa
San Bernardino County, California

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Yucaipa

Horizons at Yucaipa Senior Apartments

12279 3rd St
Yucaipa, California
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Green Valley Village

34967 Yucaipa Blvd
Yucaipa, California

Chdo - Hpi ( Yucaipa )

13629 3rd St
Yucaipa, California

Yucaipa Terrace

12435 6th St
Yucaipa, California

Chdo - Hpi - Yucaipa Crest

12385 6th St
Yucaipa, California
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Yucaipa, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Yucaipa, California

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Yucaipa, California

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 209 affordable apartments for rent in Yucaipa, California.

Income Based Apartments in Yucaipa, California

Yucaipa 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 Yucaipa, California

There are 209 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Yucaipa.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Yucaipa, California

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Yucaipa landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Yucaipa.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Yucaipa, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,576 and $1,926.

2023 Yucaipa, 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
Yucaipa, California Fair Market Rent $1,281 $1,398 $1,751 $2,376 $2,922
Yucaipa, California Payment Standard Range $1,153 to $1,409 $1,258 to $1,538 $1,576 to $1,926 $2,138 to $2,614 $2,630 to $3,214

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Yucaipa, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 209
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.25%
Average Renter Household Size 3.09
Average Household Size 2.87
Median Household Income $56,452 ±$4,124
Median Rent $1,083 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.22% ± 6.11pp
Total Population 52,739

Population and Household Demographics

Yucaipa is a city in San Bernardino County, California with a population of 52,739. There are 18,198 households in the city with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 28.25% of households in Yucaipa are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Yucaipa

The median gross income for households in Yucaipa is $56,452 a year, or $4,704 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,083 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Yucaipa, a household making less than $3,610 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Yucaipa.

Area Median Income In Yucaipa

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 Yucaipa, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Bernardino County.

In Yucaipa, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,400

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 Yucaipa

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 Yucaipa

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Yucaipa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,500 $21,150 $23,800 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Yucaipa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,800 $35,200 $39,600 $44,000 $47,550 $51,050 $54,600 $58,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Yucaipa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,300 $56,350 $63,400 $70,400 $76,050 $81,700 $87,300 $92,950