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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  • Heron Court
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
    • Redwood City, CA - 94065
    • (650) 593-1915
    Located in the heart of beautiful Redwood Shores, a waterfront neighborhood on the San Francisco Peninsula in California. Our community tucked away in a peaceful garden setting but only steps away from the bustle of the Bay Area. There is vitality in this community for its members that will inspire you to appreciate cooperative home living. One can enjoy the company of ethnically diverse and culturally rich neighbors. Step out with friends into the arts scene of the Bay Area or simply relax in the comfort of your gracious home and enjoy the beautifully landscaped grounds and walking paths. The common areas of Heron Court are so relaxing its members can read a book, ride a bike, take a walk or simply look out any window and enjoy the view. In the center of the community is a lovely courtyard, perfect for socializing or reading. Heron Court Cooperative, Inc. is subsidized through HUD's Section 8 Program. Heron Court is composed of 104 units, which range in sizes from one to four bedrooms. There is a vibrant, active feeling evident throughout our community. You’ll find plenty of interesting people and caring staff members to help you feel welcomed and to keep your days as busy and social as you like.
  • Villa Nueva Apartments
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
    • San Ysidro, CA - 92173
    • (619) 375-0394
    Your new home at Villa Nueva features a computer lab/learning center, BBQ and picnic areas and playground. Inside your spacious two, three or four bedroom apartment home you’ll find ceiling fans, wall-to-wall closets, gas ranges and refrigerators. Everything has been designed with your comfort in mind. We are conveniently located in South San Diego County, close to Las Americas outlets, the San Diego Trolley station, and the 5, 905 and 805 freeways. We are roughly 13 miles from downtown, where you’ll have access to several area parks, beaches, shops, and restaurants. Enjoy a comfortable, easy commute with a covered bus station located next to Villa Nueva. With so many shopping, dining, outdoor recreation and entertainment venues near your home, the options are virtually limitless.
  • Clark Terrace Apartments
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
    • Baldwin Park, CA - 91706
    • (626) 338-9940
  • John W. King Senior Community
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
    • San Francisco, CA - 94134
    • (415) 337-6533
    John King Senior Community is comprised of 91 senior-restricted rental units affordable to those with incomes below 50 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI). The community includes an on-site senior center as well as a child care center, making it one of the few, if not the only, truly intergeneration projects in the Bay Area.
  • Los Robles Apartments
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
    • Union City, CA - 94587
    • (510) 471-6001
    Los Robles is a multi-family apartment community in Union City, located in Alameda County. The 2-5 bedroom apartment homes have large patios, balconies and landscaped grounds with walkways. Two children's play areas and a basketball court are located on the grounds. There is a community room available to all residents and a Computer Center with free access to the internet. An instructor is provided for learning computer basics and software programs. Assistance is also provided to link residents with social services available in the community.