HA City of Kennewick
1915 W. 4th Place Kennewick, WA 99336

509-586-8576

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The HA City of Kennewick administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 189 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,113 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, HA City of Kennewick is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of HA City of Kennewick between Public Housing Units (15%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (85%) to that of all housing authorities in WA, HA City of Kennewick has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in WA.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

HA City of Kennewick manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 84. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Sunny Slope Homes has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. HA City of Kennewick owns and manages 189 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for HA City of Kennewick is $264.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of WA ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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Public Housing Projects

189

Public Housing Units

1,113

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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