California (CA) has the
5th highest rent in the country out of 54 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in California
$703 for a 2-bedroom apartment in
Visalia-Porterville, CA MSA
to $1,833 for a 2-bedroom unit in
San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area.
For FY 2011, the San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area (Marin County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $1,191 per month and $2,586 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 $1,089 per month.
Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in
California is around 33,871,648 people. So, there are around 5,080,747 people in California who could be receiving housing benefits from the HUD.
Click on your region in the list below or on the map to see a more detailed break down of rental prices.
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.