About City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority

The City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Pasco, Washington.

The City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority serves Franklin County, Pasco and Connell.

City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

The Housing Authority of the City of Pasco and Franklin County is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

This housing authority offers three communities with 280 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 2505 West Lewis Street, Pasco, Washington 99301, during normal office hours.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling (509) 547-3581, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, proof of assets, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: elderly, disabled, or employed.

For more information the housing authority can be reached by calling (509) 547-3581, during normal office hours.

Summary

  • What: City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Persons with Disabilities.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.


About the City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority manages 287 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 234 18 5 25
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $373 $306 $224 $1,219
Monthly Cost $87,372 $5,506 $1,120 $30,487

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 10% having issued approximately 25 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 9 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3 persons and has a household income of $13,871 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 35% of households had wages as a major source of income, 9% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 53% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 59% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

53% of households included children, 17% of which had two adults in the household. 43% of households with children have a female head of household. 72% of all households were headed by a female.

62% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 19% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 16% include at least one person with a disability. 36% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 49% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

43% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 31% with 2 bedrooms and 25% with 3 or more bedrooms. 7% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $389 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $468. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $76.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Operated by City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority

804 N 1st Ave
Scattered Sites is a 68 unit low income housing apartment community in Pasco.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Project Based Rental Assistance
820 N 1st Ave
Scattered Sites is a 92 unit low income housing apartment community in Pasco.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Project Based Rental Assistance
201 W Margaret St
Scattered Sites is a 120 unit low income housing apartment community in Pasco.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Project Based Rental Assistance
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Affordable Apartments near City of Pasco And Franklin County Housing Authority

2209 W Jay Street
Pinecrest Apartments is a 54 unit low income housing apartment community in Pasco.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Project Based Rental Assistance
401 E Elm St.
Pioneer Park Apartments is a 51 unit low income housing apartment community in Connell.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Connell.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
300 N Ford Avenue
Hillcrest Apartments is a 50 unit low income housing apartment community in Connell.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance