Qualifying For HUD Housing Section 8 Vouchers In Santa Clara, CA

HUD Housing eligibility is determined by the Santa Clara County Public Housing Authority.

Income may not exceed 50% of the median income from the table below. The Housing Authority must provide 75 percent of vouchers to those whose income does not exceed 30% of the median income listed below.

HUD Income Limits 2022 in Santa Clara, California.

HUD Designated Metro Area: Income Limits

2022Median Family Income2022 Yearly Income Limit2022 Yearly Income Limit - Person(s) in Family
Income LimitsCategory12345
Santa Clara County, CA$168,500Very Low Income (50%)$59,000$67,400$75,850$84,250$91,000
Extremely Low Income (30%)$35,400$40,450$45,500$50,550$54,600
Low Income (80%) $92,250$105,400$118,600$131,750$142,300

Santa Clara County Public Housing Authorities

We have listed all of the housing authorities in Santa Clara County. Using the chart above, if you qualify as low income (Very Low Income OR Extremely Low Income), we recommend that you visit your local housing authority. They should be your first stop for housing and rental assistance programs.
1. To get on the waiting list for Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), visit the links provided below to the closest Santa Clara County housing authority to your city in your city.
2. You can also visit the Housing Authority for other low income housing programs with rent assistance.

Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara

505 West Julian Street
Santa Clara, CA - 95110
Santa Clara County
Website: http://www.hacsc.org/
Phone Number: (408) 275-8770

Santa Clara County Housing Authority

505 W Julian Street
San Jose, CA - 95110
Santa Clara County
Website: https://www.scchousingauthority.org
Phone Number: (408) 275-8770

Housing Authority of the City of San Jose

505 West Julian St.
San Jose, CA - 95110
Santa Clara County
Website: https://www.sanjoseca.gov/your-government/departments/housing
Phone Number: (408) 275-8770

HUD Housing Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties In Santa Clara, CA

Listed below are the Section 42, LIHTC apartments in Santa Clara, CA. LIHTC apartment rents are not based on the tenants income. Income credit set aside brackets are selected during the apartment credit applications are used to determine the apartment rents.

The rents are based upon the Area Medium Income (AMI) and tenant based utilty allowances. At least 20% of these apartments (listed below), must provide these low rates for low-income tenants.

LIHTC Maximum Rents

The maximum allowable rents are equal to 30% of the Area Medium Income (AMI), less the utility allowances.

HUD Fair Market Rents for Santa Clara, CA Santa Clara County

Apartment SizeHUD's Monthly Fair Market Rent For AreaLIHTC Maximum Rent
Studio Apartments$2418Estimated $725.40 - utility allowance
One Bedroom Apartments$2868Estimated $860.40 - utility allowance
Two Bedroom Apartments$3687Estimated $1,106.10 - utility allowance
Three Bedroom Apartments$4213Estimated $1,263.90 - utility allowance


Available LIHTC Properties In Santa Clara, CA

Using the table above you can estimate what you would be paying by checking the LIHTC Maximum Rent section.

Contact these properties for openings and wait lists and price lists.

Bracher Senior

2665 S Dr
Santa Clara, CA - 95051
Total Apartment Units: 72
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 72
1 Bedroom apartments 72
Years In Service Since: 1995
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES

Klamath Gardens

2051 Klamath Ave
Santa Clara, CA - 95051
Total Apartment Units: 17
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 17
2 Bedroom apartments 10
3 Bedroom apartments 6
4 Bedroom apartments 1
Years In Service Since: 1996
Family Apartments: YES

Homesafe Santa Clara

611 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA - 95050
Total Apartment Units: 25
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 25
1 Bedroom apartments 1
Years In Service Since: 2001
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

John Burns Gardens

820 Agnew Rd
Santa Clara, CA - 95054
Total Apartment Units: 100
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 100
1 Bedroom apartments 95
2 Bedroom apartments 5
Years In Service Since: 2003
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES

Rivertown Apartments

1340 Hope Dr
Santa Clara, CA - 95054
Total Apartment Units: 100
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 100
2 Bedroom apartments 70
3 Bedroom apartments 30
Years In Service Since: 2003
Family Apartments: YES

Riverwood Grove

2150 Tasman Dr
Santa Clara, CA - 95054
Total Apartment Units: 71
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 71
1 Bedroom apartments 5
2 Bedroom apartments 30
3 Bedroom apartments 30
4 Bedroom apartments 6
Years In Service Since: 2003
Family Apartments: YES

Riverwood Place

5090 Lick Mill Blvd
Santa Clara, CA - 95054
Total Apartment Units: 148
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 148
1 Bedroom apartments 2
Years In Service Since: 2003
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Gateway Santa Clara

1000 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA - 95050
Total Apartment Units: 42
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 42
1 Bedroom apartments 40
2 Bedroom apartments 2
Years In Service Since: 2004
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES

Belovida Santa Clara Senior Apartments

1820 Main St
Santa Clara, CA - 95050
Total Apartment Units: 28
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 28
1 Bedroom apartments 27
2 Bedroom apartments 1
Years In Service Since: 2009
Senior Apartments: YES

Miramar Way

3761 Miramar Way
Santa Clara, CA - 95051
Total Apartment Units: 16
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 16
1 Bedroom apartments 9
2 Bedroom apartments 7
Years In Service Since: 2011

Presidio El Camino Apartments

1490 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA - 95050
Total Apartment Units: 40
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 40
1 Bedroom apartments 20
Years In Service Since: 2012
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Camino Del Rey

2525 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA - 95051
Total Apartment Units: 47
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 47
1 Bedroom apartments 48
Years In Service Since: 2013
Senior Apartments: YES


HUD Housing Section 8 and Multifamily Properties in Santa Clara, CA

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides active listings of Section 8 and Multifamily apartments. We have listed them below for you to contact. Check with them to see if they have current availabilities and/or waiting lists. With Section 8 properties, you will need a voucher. Contact the Santa Clara County Public Housing Authorities, listed at the top of this page.

Liberty Tower

890 Main St
Santa Clara, CA - 95050
Phone: (408) 243-6226
Total Apartment Units: 101
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure


About our Data

Our data is collected from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development data along with computations based on their rules on apartments/housing.

How does HUD housing work in California?

You must qualify for the HUD apartments in the area you are searching. Then, you need to apply directly at the location or through the Public Housing Authority.