Affordable Housing In Yucca Valley
San Bernardino County, California

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Yucca Valley

Sunnyslope Apartments

6947 Mohawk Trail
Yucca Valley, California
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Sunwest Villas

7017 Mohawk Trail
Yucca Valley, California
Subsidized

Yucca Valley Oasis

7163 Sage Ave
Yucca Valley, California
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Yucca Valley

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 Yucca Valley, California

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 113 affordable apartments for rent in Yucca Valley, California.

Income Based Apartments in Yucca Valley, California

Yucca Valley features 63 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 Yucca Valley, California

There are 50 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Yucca Valley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Yucca Valley, California

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Yucca Valley, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,251 and $1,529.

2021 Yucca Valley, 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
Yucca Valley, California Fair Market Rent $955 $1,106 $1,390 $1,917 $2,369
Yucca Valley, California Payment Standard Range $860 to $1,051 $995 to $1,217 $1,251 to $1,529 $1,725 to $2,109 $2,132 to $2,606

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Yucca Valley, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 113
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 63
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.85
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $40,030 ±$5,051
Median Rent $911 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.61% ± 9.39pp
Total Population 21,258

Population and Household Demographics

Yucca Valley is a city in San Bernardino County, California with a population of 21,258. There are 8,461 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 41.19% of households in Yucca Valley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Yucca Valley

The median gross income for households in Yucca Valley is $40,030 a year, or $3,336 a month. The median rent for the city is $911 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Yucca Valley, a household making less than $3,037 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Yucca Valley.

Area Median Income In Yucca Valley

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

In Yucca Valley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,500

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 Yucca Valley

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 Yucca Valley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Yucca Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,600 $19,000 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Yucca Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,500 $42,700 $45,850 $49,000 $52,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Yucca Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,250 $50,600 $56,900 $63,200 $68,300 $73,350 $78,400 $83,450