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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in California:
$750 $858 $1,061 $1,494 $1,698
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR

California (CA) has the 8th highest rent in the country out of 54 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in California ranges from $672 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Visalia-Porterville, CA MSA to $1,760 for a 2-bedroom unit in San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area.

For FY 2010, the San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area (San Francisco County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $1,144 per month and $2,483 per month to rent a house or an apartment with 4 bedrooms. The average Fair Market Rent for a 2-bedroom home in California is $1,061 per month.

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What is Fair Market Rent?

Fair Market Rent is determined each fiscal year by the HUD and is used to set payment standards for federal housing assistance programs in California. Fair Market Rent is the 40th-percentile of typical rentals in a given region. Learn more

California Fair Market Rent Map

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Lookup FMR by Zip Code FHA Loan Limits in California
Change Year:
County 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR Est. Population
Alameda County Metro $963 $1,162 $1,377 $1,867 $2,312 1,443,741
Alpine County $642 $720 $918 $1,309 $1,348 1,208
Amador County $692 $812 $1,065 $1,547 $1,594 35,100
Butte County Metro $594 $706 $852 $1,201 $1,434 203,171
Calaveras County $707 $708 $851 $1,241 $1,368 40,554
Colusa County $644 $647 $841 $1,086 $1,476 18,804
Contra Costa County Metro $963 $1,162 $1,377 $1,867 $2,312 948,816
Del Norte County $632 $640 $828 $1,206 $1,243 27,507
El Dorado County Metro $749 $852 $1,039 $1,499 $1,719 156,299
Fresno County Metro $646 $711 $840 $1,222 $1,316 799,407
Glenn County $552 $566 $745 $969 $995 26,453
Humboldt County $586 $686 $903 $1,295 $1,434 126,518
Imperial County Metro $606 $685 $845 $1,163 $1,481 142,361
Inyo County $581 $608 $791 $1,152 $1,359 17,945
Kern County Metro $622 $670 $799 $1,155 $1,384 661,645
Kings County Metro $639 $680 $790 $1,152 $1,388 129,461
Lake County $580 $680 $885 $1,282 $1,428 58,309
Lassen County $563 $660 $867 $1,261 $1,299 33,828
Los Angeles County Metro $943 $1,137 $1,420 $1,907 $2,295 9,519,338
Madera County Metro $642 $674 $860 $1,250 $1,289 123,109
Marin County Metro $1,144 $1,406 $1,760 $2,350 $2,483 247,289
Mariposa County $642 $720 $918 $1,309 $1,348 17,130
Mendocino County $646 $797 $969 $1,323 $1,700 86,265
Merced County Metro $577 $658 $799 $1,139 $1,330 210,554
Modoc County $558 $617 $807 $1,150 $1,194 9,449
Mono County $756 $911 $1,163 $1,593 $2,043 12,853
Monterey County Metro $868 $977 $1,122 $1,585 $1,661 401,762
Napa County Metro $927 $1,040 $1,350 $1,867 $2,121 124,279
Nevada County $726 $848 $1,117 $1,613 $1,963 92,033
Orange County Metro $1,183 $1,336 $1,594 $2,256 $2,597 2,846,289
Placer County Metro $749 $852 $1,039 $1,499 $1,719 248,399
Plumas County $575 $673 $887 $1,294 $1,558 20,824
Riverside County Metro $854 $940 $1,108 $1,559 $1,818 1,545,387
Sacramento County Metro $749 $852 $1,039 $1,499 $1,719 1,223,499
San Benito County Metro $797 $1,080 $1,201 $1,702 $2,107 53,234
San Bernardino County Metro $854 $940 $1,108 $1,559 $1,818 1,709,434
San Diego County Metro $945 $1,082 $1,324 $1,883 $2,326 2,813,833
San Francisco County Metro $1,144 $1,406 $1,760 $2,350 $2,483 776,733
San Joaquin County Metro $673 $768 $947 $1,300 $1,637 563,598
San Luis Obispo County Metro $805 $952 $1,160 $1,690 $1,739 246,681
San Mateo County Metro $1,144 $1,406 $1,760 $2,350 $2,483 707,161
Santa Barbara County Metro $1,005 $1,122 $1,259 $1,658 $1,892 399,347
Santa Clara County Metro $1,032 $1,196 $1,438 $2,068 $2,276 1,682,585
Santa Cruz County Metro $1,076 $1,270 $1,656 $2,383 $2,456 255,602
Shasta County Metro $584 $680 $827 $1,207 $1,454 163,256
Sierra County $679 $791 $1,044 $1,479 $1,831 3,555
Siskiyou County $501 $601 $769 $1,094 $1,127 44,301
Solano County Metro $980 $1,055 $1,210 $1,696 $2,090 394,542
Sonoma County Metro $850 $1,034 $1,306 $1,853 $2,167 458,614
Stanislaus County Metro $715 $790 $930 $1,334 $1,540 446,997
Sutter County Metro $550 $620 $763 $1,110 $1,188 78,930
Tehama County $524 $596 $778 $1,130 $1,358 56,039
Trinity County $568 $596 $782 $1,073 $1,190 13,022
Tulare County Metro $517 $578 $672 $961 $987 368,021
Tuolumne County $624 $742 $959 $1,325 $1,366 54,501
Ventura County Metro $1,053 $1,162 $1,479 $2,119 $2,424 753,197
Yolo County Metro $813 $861 $1,052 $1,533 $1,631 168,660
Yuba County Metro $550 $620 $763 $1,110 $1,188 60,219
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