Who lives in affordable housing?
The people living in affordable, workforce or attainable communities are actually from diverse backgrounds, professions, family situations, living arrangements, and lifestyles. In fact, most affordable housing residents are seeking safe and decent housing that will allow them to live self-sufficient lives in a good community.
Jamboree’s workforce communities serve households that earn between 30% and 60% of area median income (AMI). The application process for prospective Jamboree residents includes income verification, a credit check, a criminal background investigation, and a tenant interview.
Based on AMI, here are examples of the types of jobs held by various income groups.
These numbers reflect a statewide area median income as reported in the FY 2018 State Income Limits published annually by HUD.