Milpitas, CA Low Income Housing

Milpitas, CA Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Milpitas, CA

How do I qualify for low income housing in Milpitas, CA?
To qualify for low income housing in California, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

Types of Low Income Housing in Milpitas, CA

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Milpitas, CA, including:
  • Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by your area Housing Authority. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
  • Project-Based Section 8: Project-based Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households who live in specific apartment buildings or housing developments.
  • Very Low Income Housing Development (VLID): VLID is a federal program that provides grants to states and local governments to fund the development of affordable housing for low-income households.

In addition to these federal programs, there are also a number of state and local programs that provide low-income housing assistance in Milpitas, CA. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing. puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.

We display monthly rates for the apartments when possible. Most of subsidized apartments base the rent on income, therefore, you will need to contact the apartment directly for rates. We list all pertinent contact information.

HUD Fair Market Rent For Milpitas, California - Santa Clara County

Studio Apartments $2,383
One Bedroom Apartments $2,694
Two Bedroom Apartments $3,132
Three Bedroom Apartments $4,011

List of Low Income Housing in or near Milpitas, CA

Montevista Affordable Housing

Montevista Affordable Housing - Milpitas

1001 S Main Street
Milpitas, CA - 95035
(408) 942-8829
Affordable housing number of units: 306 Amenities: Wall-to-wall carpeting All-electric kitchen Dishwasher Air-conditioning Washer/dryer hook-ups Deck/patio Community room with kitchen Game room Exercise room Laundry facilities Pool with spa and baby pool BBQ and picnic area Basketball and sport court Children's play areas Courtyard Private garage parking Gated property Courtesy patrol Professional on-site management Affordable Housing Community. Income restrictions apply. Contact the p...see full details
Santa Clara County

Devries Place - Affordable Community

Devries Place - Affordable Community - Milpitas

163 N. Main Street
Milpitas, CA - 95035
(408) 263-7190
DeVries Place provides affordable rental homes for low-income seniors while helping to restore the character of an almost forgotten Main Street. DeVries Place artfully integrates new construction with the historic rehabilitation of one of the oldest standing buildings in Milpitas. ...see full details
Santa Clara County

Terrace Gardens Senior Housing

Terrace Gardens Senior Housing - Milpitas

186 Beresford Ct
Milpitas, CA - 95035
(408) 946-9034
Terrace Gardens Senior Housing offers low income units. This is a Low Income Housing community and will have rent and income restrictions based on the Area Median Income. *Given the demand for low income housing, there may be a waiting list. If this listing is incorrect, please contact us using the form below.* ...see full details
Santa Clara County

Housing For Independent People

Housing For Independent People - Milpitas

481 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA - 95035
Studies Have Shown That There Is No Place In The United States Where A Person Living On Social Security Or SSI Can Find Market Rate Housing For 30% Of Their Income (The Guideline For Rent Expense). Further, Other Research Has Shown That People With Disabilities Who Are Unable To Secure Stable Housing Often End Up In Situations That Are Expensive To The Community They Live In - Either In A Full Care Situation Such As The Hospital Or In Jail. Housing For Independent People (HIP) Provides Stable, A...see full details
Santa Clara County
Non Profit Apartment

Senior Housing Solutions - Milpitas

512 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA - 95035
(408) 416-0271
Senior Housing Solutions (SHS) Is Working On A Problem Facing Santa Clara County. The Problem Is That Extremely Low-Income Seniors Who Can Function Independently Cannot Afford To Rent Housing And As A Result Their Quality Of Life Is Compromised. We See A Future In Which Every Senior Has A Place To Call Home That Contributes To His Or Her Quality Of Life. Our Mission Is Simple: To Develop Affordable Housing To Help Extremely Low-Income Seniors Improve Their Quality Of Life. Through Our Senior Gro...see full details
Santa Clara County
Non Profit Apartment

Silicon Valley Habitat For Humanity

Silicon Valley Habitat For Humanity - Milpitas

513 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA - 95035

We Transform Families And Strengthen Communities By Partnering With Volunteers, The Community And Families With Limited Incomes, By Building Decent, Affordable Housing For Long-Term Home Ownership....see full details
Santa Clara County
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Non Profit Apartment

Sunnyhills Apartments - Milpitas

1724 Sunnyhills Drive
Milpitas, CA - 95035
(408) 249-2500
Sunnyhills Apartments is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Sunnyhills Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Santa Clara County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Milpitas, CA

  • 1. Check with local social service agencies. Many social service agencies offer affordable housing programs or can provide you with information on affordable housing resources in your area.
  • 2. HUD Exchange: The HUD Exchange website provides information on a variety of federal housing programs, including Section 8 and HOME.
  • 3. National Low Income Housing Coalition: The NLIHC website provides information on affordable housing programs and policies at the national and state levels.

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