Orange County Housing Need Report 2024

The 2024 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Orange County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages.


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Orange County Housing Need Report 2022

The 2022 Affordable Housing Needs Report highlights market conditions in Orange County and key indicators of housing need for low-income families, including: levels of housing production, state and federal funding, asking rent trends, and local wages. Asking rents in Orange County increased by 16.7% between Q4 2020 and Q4 2021. _ Correction Read More


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Orange County Housing Need Report 2021

The 2021 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Orange County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and LIHTC production/preservation.


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Orange County Housing Need Report 2020

The 2020 Affordable Housing Needs Report offers specific recommendations to policymakers to remedy California’s housing challenges and highlights key indicators of housing affordability for low-income families in Orange County, including: market conditions, federal and state funding, local wages and rent, and housing production/preservation.


Orange County Housing Need Report 2019

Renters in Orange County need to earn $42.79 per hour – 3.6 times the State minimum wage – to afford the median monthly asking rent of $2,225.


Orange County Housing Need Report 2018

Orange County needs 92,738 more affordable rental homes to meet current demand. Read more about solutions to Orange County’s housing emergency.