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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in California:
$1,538 $1,854 $2,274 $3,006 $3,578
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 is $2,274 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Oakland-Fremont, CA HUD Metro FMR Area.

For FY 2022, the Oakland-Fremont, CA HUD Metro FMR Area (Alameda County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $1,538 per month and $3,578 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 $2,274 per month.

Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in California is around 1,629,615 people. So, there are around 244,442 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
Change Year:
County 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR Est. Population
Metro $1,538 $1,854 $2,274 $3,006 $3,578 1,629,615
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