Finding Affordable Housing in California

Welcome to! Here it is easy to find information on California low income apartments. Just click on a city in the list of California cities below.

Most listings found here are descriptions of affordable housing in California. There is a range of options for the low income renter seeking housing in California, including listings of housing types sponsored by Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and properties sponsored by state or local housing authorities.

Some apartments listed here will require prospective residents to meet income eligibility requirements and other guidelines specific to a housing authority, and other properties will be open to all residents needing California low income apartments.

The listings are not comprehensive for each geographic area, but we do strive to provide as many listings as available per city in California. Our goal is to match each website user with as many affordable housing opportunities as possible.

We welcome user reviews and corrections of property listings. It is also our desire to meet your information needs. If you need help, please do not hesitate to contact us. You should be able to find affordable housing in California without paying too much!

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  • Cottages At Cypress
    Multi-Family Housing Rental (for Elderly)
    • Fort Bragg, CA - 95437
    • (707) 962-9080
    Cottages at Cypress is a twenty-five unit, single-story affordable housing project for seniors earning 50% or less of the Area Median Income. The project is in the process of achieving multiple green building certifications, including LEED for Homes - Platinum. Cottages at Cypress is located at 330 Cypress Street in Fort Bragg, CA. Construction began in May of 2013 and was completed in February 2014. Accepted applicants began moving in February 2014.
  • Del Amo Gardens
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
    • Long Beach, CA - 90805
    • (562) 423-3769
  • Park Street Apartments
    Multi-Family Housing Rental (for Family)
    • Hollister, CA - 95023
    • (831) 637-4159
  • Arrow Plaza
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
    • Covina, CA - 91724
    • (626) 332-0588
    Arrow Plaza is a 64-unit, Section 8/Tax Credit community located in Covina, CA for people 62 and over. The property is currently accepting applications for the waiting list. The one bedroom units include a stove, refrigerator, garbage disposal, carpeting, heating and air–conditioning. Arrow Plaza features a community room, library, and on-site management. Monthly activities include bingo, coffee socials, and resident birthday parties. Arrow Plaza is conveniently located near public transportation and the quaint restaurants and markets of San Dimas.
  • San Tomas Gardens Apartments
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
    • Campbell, CA - 95008
    • (408) 374-8741
    San Tomas Gardens, a 100-unit complex located in the City of Campbell, was acquired by Charities Housing under the Title Six Preservation Program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, where the property obtained a project based Section 8 contract. The project has a mix of two, three and four bedroom townhouse style units and serve very low-income families. Acquisition and rehabilitation costs for the project were financed through tax exempt bonds and FHA insurance. Resident elected members from the complex sit on the Board of Directors. Supportive services from Catholic Charities are also available to the residents of the complex.