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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in California:
$994 $1,136 $1,441 $2,005 $2,322
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR

California (CA) has the 4th highest rent in the country out of 56 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in California ranges from $770 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Modoc County, CA to $3,339 for a 2-bedroom unit in San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area.

For FY 2020, the San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area (Marin County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $2,197 per month and $4,657 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 $1,441 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 $1,488 $1,808 $2,239 $3,042 $3,720 0
Alpine County $685 $778 $1,014 $1,457 $1,617 0
Amador County $851 $856 $1,128 $1,627 $1,908 0
Butte County Metro $761 $842 $1,090 $1,567 $1,881 0
Calaveras County $668 $849 $988 $1,425 $1,735 0
Colusa County $634 $712 $938 $1,353 $1,647 0
Contra Costa County Metro $1,488 $1,808 $2,239 $3,042 $3,720 0
Del Norte County $661 $775 $978 $1,369 $1,571 0
El Dorado County Metro $952 $1,072 $1,349 $1,946 $2,368 0
Fresno County Metro $691 $787 $980 $1,395 $1,621 0
Glenn County $597 $670 $883 $1,100 $1,196 0
Humboldt County $687 $806 $1,040 $1,500 $1,797 0
Imperial County Metro $669 $781 $1,027 $1,365 $1,744 0
Inyo County $783 $788 $973 $1,313 $1,318 0
Kern County Metro $711 $726 $946 $1,365 $1,624 0
Kings County Metro $841 $861 $1,064 $1,535 $1,647 0
Lake County $662 $773 $1,016 $1,466 $1,567 0
Lassen County $609 $684 $901 $1,300 $1,403 0
Los Angeles County Metro $1,279 $1,517 $1,956 $2,614 $2,857 0
Madera County Metro $833 $839 $1,105 $1,584 $1,717 0
Marin County Metro $2,197 $2,720 $3,339 $4,365 $4,657 0
Mariposa County $716 $804 $1,059 $1,376 $1,859 0
Mendocino County $805 $892 $1,173 $1,659 $1,932 0
Merced County Metro $651 $782 $947 $1,366 $1,652 0
Modoc County $520 $585 $770 $1,062 $1,228 0
Mono County $872 $979 $1,290 $1,699 $2,058 0
Monterey County Metro $1,334 $1,467 $1,810 $2,606 $2,834 0
Napa County Metro $1,225 $1,427 $1,880 $2,712 $2,803 0
Nevada County $856 $998 $1,314 $1,896 $2,052 0
Orange County Metro $1,563 $1,785 $2,216 $3,098 $3,578 0
Placer County Metro $952 $1,072 $1,349 $1,946 $2,368 0
Plumas County $619 $722 $916 $1,250 $1,453 0
Riverside County Metro $875 $1,030 $1,289 $1,789 $2,216 0
Sacramento County Metro $952 $1,072 $1,349 $1,946 $2,368 0
San Benito County Metro $1,290 $1,298 $1,710 $2,467 $3,002 0
San Bernardino County Metro $875 $1,030 $1,289 $1,789 $2,216 0
San Diego County Metro $1,404 $1,566 $2,037 $2,894 $3,576 0
San Francisco County Metro $2,197 $2,720 $3,339 $4,365 $4,657 0
San Joaquin County Metro $745 $869 $1,144 $1,650 $2,009 0
San Luis Obispo County Metro $1,153 $1,275 $1,657 $2,390 $2,909 0
San Mateo County Metro $2,197 $2,720 $3,339 $4,365 $4,657 0
Santa Barbara County Metro $1,502 $1,752 $2,073 $2,766 $3,186 0
Santa Clara County Metro $2,103 $2,458 $2,970 $3,943 $4,525 0
Santa Cruz County Metro $1,641 $1,913 $2,519 $3,342 $3,746 0
Shasta County Metro $630 $744 $966 $1,394 $1,696 0
Sierra County $858 $975 $1,270 $1,825 $2,026 0
Siskiyou County $591 $650 $856 $1,218 $1,344 0
Solano County Metro $1,124 $1,318 $1,589 $2,292 $2,790 0
Sonoma County Metro $1,302 $1,489 $1,949 $2,798 $3,302 0
Stanislaus County Metro $788 $885 $1,105 $1,567 $1,846 0
Sutter County Metro $838 $844 $1,087 $1,568 $1,908 0
Tehama County $649 $689 $908 $1,216 $1,304 0
Trinity County $576 $684 $852 $1,229 $1,359 0
Tulare County Metro $710 $714 $941 $1,312 $1,534 0
Tuolumne County $694 $827 $1,015 $1,453 $1,774 0
Ventura County Metro $1,266 $1,503 $1,943 $2,709 $3,243 0
Yolo County Metro $1,010 $1,066 $1,404 $2,025 $2,432 0
Yuba County Metro $838 $844 $1,087 $1,568 $1,908 0
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