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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in California:
$737 $848 $1,097 $1,553 $1,815
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR

California (CA) has the 5th highest rent in the country out of 54 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in California ranges from $637 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Modoc County, CA to $1,956 for a 2-bedroom unit in San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area.

For FY 2014, the San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area (Marin County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $1,191 per month and $3,212 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 $1,097 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 $1,035 $1,255 $1,578 $2,204 $2,704 1,510,271
Alpine County $665 $675 $913 $1,137 $1,474 1,175
Amador County $623 $775 $1,048 $1,391 $1,692 38,091
Butte County Metro $516 $646 $851 $1,215 $1,507 220,000
Calaveras County $675 $736 $928 $1,367 $1,644 45,578
Colusa County $596 $600 $812 $1,197 $1,438 21,419
Contra Costa County Metro $1,035 $1,255 $1,578 $2,204 $2,704 1,049,025
Del Norte County $639 $643 $870 $1,282 $1,399 28,610
El Dorado County Metro $717 $854 $1,072 $1,580 $1,899 181,058
Fresno County Metro $630 $655 $827 $1,162 $1,356 930,450
Glenn County $605 $609 $824 $1,189 $1,459 28,122
Humboldt County $665 $731 $986 $1,453 $1,691 134,623
Imperial County Metro $514 $626 $809 $1,192 $1,433 174,528
Inyo County $777 $809 $962 $1,418 $1,704 18,546
Kern County Metro $619 $623 $815 $1,195 $1,443 839,631
Kings County Metro $555 $657 $889 $1,264 $1,329 152,982
Lake County $644 $648 $877 $1,292 $1,306 64,665
Lassen County $660 $698 $945 $1,321 $1,326 34,895
Los Angeles County Metro $896 $1,083 $1,398 $1,890 $2,106 9,818,605
Madera County Metro $576 $580 $785 $1,140 $1,251 150,865
Marin County Metro $1,191 $1,551 $1,956 $2,657 $3,212 252,409
Mariposa County $563 $572 $774 $964 $1,249 18,251
Mendocino County $656 $702 $927 $1,277 $1,544 87,841
Merced County Metro $522 $604 $795 $1,171 $1,408 255,793
Modoc County $464 $537 $637 $939 $1,120 9,686
Mono County $924 $1,056 $1,252 $1,559 $2,021 14,202
Monterey County Metro $871 $980 $1,234 $1,800 $2,012 415,057
Napa County Metro $843 $1,057 $1,414 $2,018 $2,025 136,484
Nevada County $785 $790 $1,047 $1,543 $1,784 98,764
Orange County Metro $1,142 $1,312 $1,644 $2,300 $2,561 3,010,232
Placer County Metro $717 $854 $1,072 $1,580 $1,899 348,432
Plumas County $555 $690 $933 $1,162 $1,534 20,007
Riverside County Metro $766 $882 $1,120 $1,582 $1,930 2,189,641
Sacramento County Metro $717 $854 $1,072 $1,580 $1,899 1,418,788
San Benito County Metro $712 $884 $1,196 $1,762 $2,118 55,269
San Bernardino County Metro $766 $882 $1,120 $1,582 $1,930 2,035,210
San Diego County Metro $939 $1,032 $1,354 $1,969 $2,398 3,095,313
San Francisco County Metro $1,191 $1,551 $1,956 $2,657 $3,212 805,235
San Joaquin County Metro $595 $709 $930 $1,370 $1,647 685,306
San Luis Obispo County Metro $814 $941 $1,215 $1,790 $1,867 269,637
San Mateo County Metro $1,191 $1,551 $1,956 $2,657 $3,212 718,451
Santa Barbara County Metro $1,042 $1,197 $1,435 $1,918 $2,220 423,895
Santa Clara County Metro $1,105 $1,293 $1,649 $2,325 $2,636 1,781,642
Santa Cruz County Metro $976 $1,180 $1,597 $2,058 $2,296 262,382
Shasta County Metro $727 $748 $940 $1,385 $1,544 177,223
Sierra County $630 $639 $865 $1,275 $1,396 3,240
Siskiyou County $519 $618 $789 $1,150 $1,295 44,900
Solano County Metro $738 $928 $1,163 $1,714 $2,037 413,344
Sonoma County Metro $820 $956 $1,251 $1,843 $2,161 483,878
Stanislaus County Metro $575 $710 $910 $1,341 $1,556 514,453
Sutter County Metro $512 $617 $790 $1,142 $1,351 94,737
Tehama County $500 $621 $840 $1,185 $1,358 63,463
Trinity County $701 $706 $943 $1,390 $1,670 13,786
Tulare County Metro $561 $576 $749 $1,104 $1,283 442,179
Tuolumne County $575 $698 $944 $1,391 $1,396 55,365
Ventura County Metro $922 $1,102 $1,479 $2,043 $2,364 823,318
Yolo County Metro $757 $817 $1,104 $1,627 $1,898 200,849
Yuba County Metro $512 $617 $790 $1,142 $1,351 72,155
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