Irvine, CA Irvine, CA

The affordability crisis is prevalent throughout Orange County. According to a recent report from Apartment List, Orange County’s top apartment submarkets receive low scores in affordability. Irvine and Anaheim both received an F rating from local rents and Santa Ana—a historically more affordable market—received a D rating from local renters. Affordability is one of the biggest deterrents in multifamily activity, but despite the low affordability scores, Irvine received an A+ in overall renter satisfaction and Anaheim received a C overall renter satisfaction score, while Santa Ana received the lowest score at a D rating.