Qualifying For HUD Housing Section 8 Vouchers In Sunnyvale, 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 Sunnyvale, 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 Sunnyvale, CA

Listed below are the Section 42, LIHTC apartments in Sunnyvale, 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 utility 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 Sunnyvale, 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 Sunnyvale, 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.

Carroll Inn

174 Carroll St
Sunnyvale, CA - 94086
Total Apartment Units: 121
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 121
Years In Service Since: 1994
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Orchard Gardens Apartments

245 W Weddell Dr
Sunnyvale, CA - 94089
Total Apartment Units: 62
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 62
1 Bedroom apartments 30
2 Bedroom apartments 22
3 Bedroom apartments 10
Years In Service Since: 1999

Borregas Court

101 W Weddell Dr
Sunnyvale, CA - 94089
Total Apartment Units: 193
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 193
1 Bedroom apartments 1
Years In Service Since: 1999
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Homestead Park

1601 Tenaka Pl
Sunnyvale, CA - 94087
Total Apartment Units: 211
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 211
1 Bedroom apartments 30
2 Bedroom apartments 91
3 Bedroom apartments 60
4 Bedroom apartments 10
Years In Service Since: 2001
Family Apartments: YES

Moulton Plaza

1601 Tenaka Pl
Sunnyvale, CA - 94087
Total Apartment Units: 66
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 66
1 Bedroom apartments 30
2 Bedroom apartments 26
3 Bedroom apartments 10
Years In Service Since: 2006

Fair Oaks Senior Housing

690 S Fair Oaks Ave
Sunnyvale, CA - 94086
Total Apartment Units: 124
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 124
1 Bedroom apartments 110
2 Bedroom apartments 14
Years In Service Since: 2011
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Garland Plaza

662 Garland Ave
Sunnyvale, CA - 94086
Total Apartment Units: 19
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 19
1 Bedroom apartments 11
2 Bedroom apartments 3
3 Bedroom apartments 6
Years In Service Since: 2013
Family Apartments: YES

Parkside Studios

495 N. Wolfe Road
Sunnyvale, CA - 94085
Total Apartment Units: 59
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 59
2 Bedroom apartments 1
Years In Service Since: 2015

Onizuka Crossing (fka Midpen Armory Apartments)

620 East Maude Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA - 94085
Total Apartment Units: 58
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 58
1 Bedroom apartments 27
2 Bedroom apartments 12
3 Bedroom apartments 19
Years In Service Since: 2016
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Edwina Benner Plaza

460 Persian Drive
Sunnyvale, CA - 94089
Total Apartment Units: 66
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 66
1 Bedroom apartments 30
2 Bedroom apartments 18
3 Bedroom apartments 18
Years In Service Since: 2018
Family Apartments: YES


HUD Housing Section 8 and Multifamily Properties in Sunnyvale, 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.

Plaza De Las Flores

233 Carroll St
Sunnyvale, CA - 94086
Phone: (408) 773-8120
Total Apartment Units: 101
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Morse Court

825 Morse Ave
Sunnyvale, CA - 94085
Phone: (408) 734-9442
Total Apartment Units: 35
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Homestead Park Apartments

1601-a Tenaka Place
Sunnyvale, CA - 94087
Phone: (408) 732-2151
Total Apartment Units: 211
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure

Aster Park Apartment

1059 Reed Ave
Sunnyvale, CA - 94086
Phone: (408) 984-1060
Total Apartment Units: 95
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Stoney Pine

267 W California Ave
Sunnyvale, CA - 94086
Phone: (408) 245-2995
Total Apartment Units: 23
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing


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.