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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in California:
$724 $832 $1,077 $1,525 $1,782
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR

California (CA) has the 7th highest rent in the country out of 54 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in California ranges from $626 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Modoc County, CA to $1,795 for a 2-bedroom unit in San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area.

For FY 2013, the San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area (San Mateo County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $1,093 per month and $2,948 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 $1,077 per month.

Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in California is around 37,253,956 people. So, there are around 5,588,093 people in California who could be receiving housing benefits from the HUD.

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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
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County 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR Est. Population
Alameda County Metro $892 $1,082 $1,361 $1,901 $2,332 1,510,271
Alpine County $664 $674 $912 $1,136 $1,472 1,175
Amador County $644 $800 $1,082 $1,436 $1,747 38,091
Butte County Metro $532 $666 $878 $1,253 $1,555 220,000
Calaveras County $672 $732 $923 $1,360 $1,635 45,578
Colusa County $562 $566 $766 $1,129 $1,357 21,419
Contra Costa County Metro $892 $1,082 $1,361 $1,901 $2,332 1,049,025
Del Norte County $628 $633 $856 $1,261 $1,377 28,610
El Dorado County Metro $717 $855 $1,073 $1,581 $1,900 181,058
Fresno County Metro $668 $695 $878 $1,234 $1,440 930,450
Glenn County $570 $574 $776 $1,119 $1,374 28,122
Humboldt County $657 $722 $973 $1,434 $1,668 134,623
Imperial County Metro $523 $636 $822 $1,211 $1,456 174,528
Inyo County $675 $703 $836 $1,232 $1,481 18,546
Kern County Metro $610 $614 $804 $1,179 $1,424 839,631
Kings County Metro $486 $575 $778 $1,106 $1,163 152,982
Lake County $645 $650 $879 $1,295 $1,309 64,665
Lassen County $700 $740 $1,001 $1,400 $1,405 34,895
Los Angeles County Metro $911 $1,101 $1,421 $1,921 $2,140 9,818,605
Madera County Metro $632 $636 $861 $1,251 $1,372 150,865
Marin County Metro $1,093 $1,423 $1,795 $2,438 $2,948 252,409
Mariposa County $605 $614 $831 $1,035 $1,341 18,251
Mendocino County $700 $749 $989 $1,363 $1,647 87,841
Merced County Metro $507 $587 $772 $1,138 $1,367 255,793
Modoc County $456 $528 $626 $922 $1,101 9,686
Mono County $888 $1,015 $1,203 $1,498 $1,942 14,202
Monterey County Metro $864 $971 $1,223 $1,784 $1,994 415,057
Napa County Metro $776 $973 $1,302 $1,858 $1,864 136,484
Nevada County $775 $780 $1,034 $1,524 $1,762 98,764
Orange County Metro $1,126 $1,294 $1,621 $2,268 $2,525 3,010,232
Placer County Metro $717 $855 $1,073 $1,581 $1,900 348,432
Plumas County $565 $702 $950 $1,183 $1,562 20,007
Riverside County Metro $763 $879 $1,116 $1,577 $1,924 2,189,641
Sacramento County Metro $717 $855 $1,073 $1,581 $1,900 1,418,788
San Benito County Metro $701 $871 $1,179 $1,737 $2,088 55,269
San Bernardino County Metro $763 $879 $1,116 $1,577 $1,924 2,035,210
San Diego County Metro $959 $1,054 $1,382 $2,009 $2,448 3,095,313
San Francisco County Metro $1,093 $1,423 $1,795 $2,438 $2,948 805,235
San Joaquin County Metro $638 $760 $997 $1,469 $1,766 685,306
San Luis Obispo County Metro $761 $880 $1,136 $1,674 $1,746 269,637
San Mateo County Metro $1,093 $1,423 $1,795 $2,438 $2,948 718,451
Santa Barbara County Metro $1,035 $1,190 $1,426 $1,906 $2,206 423,895
Santa Clara County Metro $1,079 $1,262 $1,610 $2,270 $2,574 1,781,642
Santa Cruz County Metro $970 $1,173 $1,587 $2,045 $2,282 262,382
Shasta County Metro $734 $755 $949 $1,398 $1,559 177,223
Sierra County $601 $611 $826 $1,217 $1,333 3,240
Siskiyou County $528 $629 $803 $1,171 $1,318 44,900
Solano County Metro $739 $931 $1,166 $1,718 $2,043 413,344
Sonoma County Metro $873 $1,018 $1,332 $1,963 $2,301 483,878
Stanislaus County Metro $594 $734 $941 $1,387 $1,609 514,453
Sutter County Metro $526 $634 $812 $1,173 $1,389 94,737
Tehama County $491 $611 $826 $1,165 $1,336 63,463
Trinity County $581 $585 $782 $1,152 $1,385 13,786
Tulare County Metro $575 $590 $768 $1,132 $1,316 442,179
Tuolumne County $613 $744 $1,007 $1,484 $1,489 55,365
Ventura County Metro $934 $1,116 $1,499 $2,070 $2,396 823,318
Yolo County Metro $741 $801 $1,082 $1,594 $1,860 200,849
Yuba County Metro $526 $634 $812 $1,173 $1,389 72,155
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