Wilmington, CA Low Income Housing

Wilmington, CA Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Wilmington, CA

How do I qualify for low income housing in Wilmington, 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 Wilmington, CA

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Wilmington, 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 Wilmington, CA. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing.

PublicHousing.com 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 Wilmington, California - Los Angeles County

Studio Apartments $1,777
One Bedroom Apartments $2,006
Two Bedroom Apartments $2,544
Three Bedroom Apartments $3,263

List of Low Income Housing in or near Wilmington, CA

New Dana Strand Townhomes Affordable/ Public Housing

New Dana Strand Townhomes Affordable/ Public Housing - Wilmington

425 Wilmington Boulevard
Wilmington, CA - 90744
(310) 549-4138
Affordable 2, 3, and 4 bedroom townhomes at New Dana Strand. Property Type: Permanent Supportive Housing, Family Low-Income / Affordable Housing units: 116 Project based section 8 program Rents are based on the annual household adjusted gross income Features and Amenities: Multi Use Room High Speed Internet Access Washer/Dryer Smoke Free Cable Ready Wheelchair Accessible (Rooms) Grill This community is designated for Low Income/ Public Housing. Please get in t...see full details
Los Angeles County

Dana Strand Senior Apartments Affordable/ Public Housing

Dana Strand Senior Apartments Affordable/ Public Housing - Wilmington

410 Hawaiian Avenue
Wilmington, CA - 90744
(310) 518-1200
Dana Strand Senior Apartments is for seniors aged 62 or older, offering project-based Section 8 housing. Property Type: Permanent Supportive Housing, Family Low-Income / Affordable Housing units: 100 Project based section 8 program Rents are based on the annual household adjusted gross income Features and Amenities: Manager on site Parking spaces Community room with kitchen Computer classroom Courtyard with community gardens Energy Star-rated lighting, windows ...see full details
Los Angeles County

Camino del Mar Affordable/ Public Housing

Camino del Mar Affordable/ Public Housing - Wilmington

1015 W E Street
Wilmington, CA - 90744
(323) 524-8695
Camino del Mar 88 offers a blend of family-oriented residences, featuring 1, 2, and 3-bedroom units spread across three floors. Property Type: Permanent Supportive Housing, Family Low-Income / Affordable Housing units: 88 Project based section 8 program Rents are based on the annual household adjusted gross income Features and Amenities: Carpet, Padding Under Carpet, Vinyl Air Conditioner Heater Water Heater Smoke Detector Fire Suppression / Sprinkler System ...see full details
Los Angeles County

Banning Villa - Wilmington

1100 N Banning Blvd
Wilmington, CA - 90744
(310) 549-7028
Banning Villa is a senior low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Banning Villa for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Los Angeles County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Wilmington, 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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