Housing Authority County of Merced

405 U Street, Merced, CA, 95341
(209) 722-3501



Merced County

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About Housing Authority County of Merced

The Housing Services Department is a team within a team covering a wide variety of functions. Housing Services is involved in the direct management and operation of HUD conventional Low Income Housing, Home Ownership Program, Rural Development (formerly Farmers Home Administration), Migrant Farm Labor Housing and CHRP-R (California Housing Rural Program). Additionally, the Housing Authorities Resident Services (PHDEP, FSS) program is administered by Housing Services.


Mission Statement

The Housing Authority of the County of Merced offers affordable housing opportunities to our community by providing access to a variety of services and programs to promote self-sufficiency and to enhance the quality of life for those we serve.

We strive to provide housing assistance, training, education, and homeownership opportunities by participation in the acquisition, development and operation of affordable housing through the utilization of various funding sources and partnerships that builds pride and responsibilty in our residents.

We are committed to giving our clients and each other courtesy, respect and quality customer care. We will ethically apply the laws, rules and regulations that govern this Agency, and further affirm the value and dignity of each person we serve and with whom we work.

Program Summary for Housing Authority County of Merced

Housing Authority County of Merced 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 County of Merced manages several funded programs and has a total of 415 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Housing Authority County of Merced administered a total of 2,750 Section 8 Vouchers. Housing Authority County of Merced currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Housing Authority County of Merced is located at 405 U Street, Merced, CA, 95341 and serves the city of Merced. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Housing Authority County of Merced at, (209) 722-3501 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Housing Authority County of Merced compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 3
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 2,750
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 415
Waiting list for the Housing Authority County of Merced is currently Closed


2017 Income Limits for Merced 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 Merced 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 Merced 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 Merced County, CA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$522 $602 $776 $1125 $1355



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Housing Authority of the City of Madera Housing Authority of the City of Madera Madera CA 791 244 Open 33.43 Miles Contact
Mariposa County Housing Authority Mariposa County Housing Authority Modesto CA N/A N/A Open 35.86 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus Modesto CA 137 N/A Open 35.86 Miles Contact
Riverbank Housing Authority Riverbank Housing Authority Riverbank CA N/A N/A Open 38.67 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of the County of Kern Housing Authority of the County of Kern Bakersfield CA 25 68 Closed 48.23 Miles Contact
Fresno Housing Authority Fresno Housing Authority Fresno CA N/A N/A Open 55.06 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Housing Authority County of Merced Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
415
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Merced County Quick Facts

Population: 266,353
Persons Per Household: 3.36
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 17.3%
Homeownership Rate: 53.6%
Housing Units: 83,840
Yearly Income Per Person: $18,177
Median Household Income: $42,591