California (CA) has the
4th highest rent in the country out of 56 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in California
$697 for a 2-bedroom apartment in
Modoc County, CA
to $3,121 for a 2-bedroom unit in
San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area.
For FY 2018, the San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area (San Mateo County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $2,014 per month and $4,346 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 $1,287 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.
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.