Everett Housing Authority

3107 Colby Avenue
Everett, Snohomish County, Washington 98201
(425) 339-1001

Everett Housing Authority is a public housing agency in Everett, Washington that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, and Public Housing programs. As of April 26th, 2019, Everett Housing Authority has 3 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Senior Housing (62+) Other Senior Waiting List is open indefinitely. The 55+ Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Everett Housing Authority serves Snohomish County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Project-Based Voucher Open Indefinitely
Senior Housing (62+) Open Indefinitely
55+ Housing Open Indefinitely
Snohomish County, Washington Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Homeless Supportive Housing Closed

Open Everett Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Everett Housing Authority (EHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher is currently open, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, visit the EHA page here, and select the application link for an open Project-Based Voucher waiting list.

For more information, visit the EHA website

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (425) 303-1148.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 03/28/2019.

Open Indefinitely: Senior Housing (62+) Waiting List

The Everett Housing Authority (EHA) Senior Housing waiting list is currently open, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To applyvisit the EHA page here, and select the application link for an open Senior Housing waiting list.

For more information, visit the EHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (425) 258-9222.

Last Updated on 03/28/2019.

Open Indefinitely: 55+ Housing Waiting List

The Everett Housing Authority (EHA) 55+ Housing waiting list is currently open, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To applyvisit the EHA page here, and select the application link for an open 55+ Housing waiting list.

For more information, visit the EHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (425) 258-9222.

Last Updated on 03/28/2019.

Other Everett Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Snohomish County, Washington Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Everett Housing Authority (EHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for four days in September, 2018, and before that for 10 days in July, 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally in Snohomish County; Those Displaced by Government Action.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the EHA website here

Last Updated on 03/28/2019.

Closed: Homeless Supportive Housing Waiting List

The Everett Housing Authority (EHA) Homeless Supportive Housing waiting list applications for apartments at Pivotal Point Apartments is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the EHA, "Pivotal Point Apartments provides subsidized/income based permanent housing with supportive services to special needs applicants who have experienced homelessness."

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

For more information, visit the EHA website.

Last Updated on 03/28/2019.

About Everett Housing Authority

More information about Everett Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.evha.org/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 04/26/2019, it is not known if Everett Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Everett Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Everett Housing Authority manages 3,106 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 2,289 2 210 92 200
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,011 $851 $1,005 $1,164 $833
Monthly Cost $2,314,465 $1,701 $211,134 $107,094 $166,654

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Everett 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 8% having issued approximately 354 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 11 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 32 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $15,121 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 83% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% of households had wages as a major source of income, 5% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 66% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 44% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 29% 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.

39% of households included children, 13% of which had two adults in the household. 31% of households with children have a female head of household. 70% of all households were headed by a female.

24% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 10% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Everett Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 28% include at least one person with a disability. 48% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 69% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

36% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 26% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% 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 Everett Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $371 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $912. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $104.



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 Everett Housing Authority

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Apartment Communities managed by Everett Housing Authority

Lake Woods Senior Apartments I & II

12310 19th Pl W
Everett, WA
1-2 BR
55+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Hawkins House

9433 N Davies Rd
Lake Stevens, WA
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized
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