Housing Authority of the County of Monterey

123 Rico Street, Salinas, CA, 93907
(831) 775-5000



Monterey County

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About Housing Authority of the County of Monterey

The Housing Authority of the County of Monterey (HACM) is a public agency that provides rental assistance and develops and manages affordable housing throughout Monterey County, California.


Mission Statement

The Mission Statement of The Housing Authority of the County of Monterey is: "to provide, administer, and encourage quality affordable housing and related services to eligible residents of Monterey County"
The Housing Authority accomplishes its mission by providing a variety of housing and services through:

Section 8 Vouchers
Public Housing
Farm Labor Housing
Tax Credit and other Affordable Housing Programs

The Housing Authority is actively developing new Affordable Housing Properties throughout the county. The Housing Authority partners with a broad spectrum of community non-profits, city and county agencies, and state organizations to address affordable housing and housing shortage issues.

Program Summary for Housing Authority of the County of Monterey

Housing Authority of the County of Monterey is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Housing Authority of the County of Monterey manages several funded programs and has a total of 486 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Housing Authority of the County of Monterey administered a total of 4,534 Section 8 Vouchers. Housing Authority of the County of Monterey currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Housing Authority of the County of Monterey is located at 123 Rico Street, Salinas, CA, 93907 and serves the city of Salinas. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Housing Authority of the County of Monterey at, (831) 775-5000 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Housing Authority of the County of Monterey compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 12
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 4,534
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 486
Waiting list for the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Monterey County, CA

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Monterey County, CA:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $26,650
  • $30,450
  • $34,250
  • $38,050
  • $41,100
  • $44,150
  • $47,200
  • $50,250
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $16,000
  • $18,300
  • $20,600
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $42,650
  • $48,750
  • $54,850
  • $60,900
  • $65,800
  • $70,650
  • $75,550
  • $80,400

2017 Fair Market Rents for Monterey County, CA

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Monterey County, CA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$950 $1133 $1417 $2063 $2206



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Hollister Housing Authority Hollister Housing Authority Hollister CA 344 N/A Open 18.5 Miles Contact
San Juan Bautista Housing Authority San Juan Bautista Housing Authority Hollister CA N/A N/A Open 18.53 Miles Contact
Soledad Housing Division Soledad Housing Division Soledad CA N/A N/A Open 25.61 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz Santa Cruz CA 4,432 234 Open 29.06 Miles Contact
San Jose City Housing Authority San Jose City Housing Authority San Jose CA 6,476 N/A Open 47.01 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara San Jose CA 11,171 4 Open 47.01 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Housing Authority of the County of Monterey Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
486
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Monterey County Quick Facts

Population: 431,344
Persons Per Household: 3.2
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 26.5%
Homeownership Rate: 49.7%
Housing Units: 139,381
Yearly Income Per Person: $24,775
Median Household Income: $59,168