Mendocino County, CA

2024 Fair Market Rents

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The top four largest cities in Mendocino County are Ukiah, Fort Bragg, Willits, and Redwood Valley. Fair Market Rents on this page may apply depending on whether the county uses SAFMRs or county level FMRs. Cities in multiple SAFMR areas will have different SAFMRS based on ZIP code.

What type of FMR does Mendocino County use?

Small Area Fair Market Rents were created by the HUD for this county/Metro Fmr Area however Mendocino County is not required to use Small Area FMRs by the HUD. It is at the discretion of the local Housing Authority to determine if SAFMRs or 40th percentile FMRs are used.

To learn more about the criteria the HUD uses to determine if a Metro FMR Area requires Small Area Fair Market Rents click here.

How does Mendocino County compare?

Mendocino County ($1,488) has a 20.2% lower FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of California ($1,864) and therefore has a lower gross rent.

Mendocino County is rank 28th out of 58 counties. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is higher than 30 other counties. Mendocino County is the 28th most expensive county in terms of FMRs.

Rent Tables Mendocino County, CA

Fair Market Rent (40th Percentile)


Median Rent (50th Percentile)


Small Market Areas (By Zip Code)

The 90% and 110% SAFMRs represent the minimum and maximum payment standards that can be set by the local Public Housing Authority under regular conditions. The payment standard is the actual value used in Section 8. For more on payment standards click here.

FMRs and SAFMRs are set by the HUD. The local PHA takes these FMR/SAFMR values and may decide to use any value that is within +-10% of the FMR/SAFMR as the payment standard for the areas under their jurisdiction.

For a more in-depth explaination return to the overview page.

ZipCode Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
95445 $1,610 $1,810 $2,380 $3,230 $3,430
ZipCode Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
95445 $1,449 $1,629 $2,142 $2,907 $3,087
ZipCode Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
95445 $1,771 $1,991 $2,618 $3,553 $3,773

Fair Market Rents on this page apply to the following cities in Mendocino County, California: Ukiah, Fort Bragg, Willits, Redwood Valley, Mendocino, Gualala, Laytonville, Hopland, Covelo, Boonville, Talmage, Philo, Point Arena, Albion, Little River, Calpella, Manchester, Navarro, Elk, and Dos Rios.

These Fair Market Rents also apply to the following ZIP codes in Mendocino County, California: 95482, 95437, 95490, 95470, 95460, 95445, 95454, 95449, 95428, 95415, 95481, 95466, 95468, 95410, 95456, 95418, 95459, 95463, 95432, and 95429.

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Fair Market Rents are published by the Department of Housing And Urban Development.