Wasco Housing Authority

750 H Street, Wasco, CA, 93280
(661) 758-6406



Kern County

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About Wasco Housing Authority

At the City of Wasco Housing Authority, our motto is Family — Community — Opportunity. Established in 1950, our mission is to seek to ensure safe, decent, and affordable housing; and to create opportunities for residents' self-sufficiency and economic independence: and to assure fiscal integrity, by all program participants.


Mission Statement

Our mission is to seek to ensure safe, decent, and affordable housing; and to create opportunities for residents' self-sufficiency and economic independence: and to assure fiscal integrity, by all program participants.

Program Summary for Wasco Housing Authority

Wasco Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Wasco Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Wasco Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Wasco Housing Authority currently has Low-Rent as its program type. Wasco Housing Authority is located at 750 H Street, Wasco, CA, 93280 and serves the city of Wasco. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Wasco Housing Authority at, (661) 758-6406 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Wasco Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher N/A
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Wasco Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Kern 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 Kern County, CA:

Median Income
$0
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $20,650
  • $23,600
  • $26,550
  • $29,450
  • $31,850
  • $34,200
  • $36,550
  • $38,900
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $12,400
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,550
  • $38,900
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $33,000
  • $37,700
  • $42,400
  • $47,100
  • $50,900
  • $54,650
  • $58,450
  • $62,200

2017 Fair Market Rents for Kern 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 Kern County, CA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$623 $650 $844 $1222 $1470



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Housing Authority of the County of Tulare Housing Authority of the County of Tulare Visalia CA 2,876 710 Open 50.43 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Kings County Housing Authority of Kings County Hanford CA 688 268 Open 53.93 Miles Contact
Paso Robles Housing Authority Paso Robles Housing Authority Paso Robles CA N/A N/A Open 76.55 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of the City of San Luis Obispo Housing Authority of the City of San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo CA 2,112 172 Open 78.3 Miles Contact
Fresno Housing Authority Fresno Housing Authority Fresno CA N/A N/A Open 82.93 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara CA 2,366 316 Open 83.48 Miles Contact

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Wasco Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Low Rent Units
25
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Kern County Quick Facts

Population: 874,589
Persons Per Household: 3.19
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 18.5%
Homeownership Rate: 58.0%
Housing Units: 288,342
Yearly Income Per Person: $20,295
Median Household Income: $48,552