California (CA) has the
4th highest rent in the country out of 56 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in California
$807 for a 2-bedroom apartment in
Modoc County, CA
to $3,553 for a 2-bedroom unit in
San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area.
For FY 2021, the San Francisco, CA HUD Metro FMR Area (Marin County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $2,350 per month and $4,970 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 $1,526 per month.
Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in
California is around 38,982,855 people. So, there are around 5,847,428 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.