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Housing Authority of Asotin County

1212 Fair Street
Clarkston, Asotin County, Washington 99403

Housing Authority of Asotin County is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of September 27th, 2020, Housing Authority of Asotin County has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Housing Authority of Asotin County Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Asotin County serves Asotin County.

Waiting List Statuses
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Housing Authority of Asotin County Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Open Housing Authority of Asotin County Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Housing Authority of Asotin County Phone: (509) 758-5751.

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of Asotin County Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Asotin County (HAAC) is currently accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications.

There are two ways to apply for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program:
1. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 1212 Fair St, Clarkston, WA 99403, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 6:00 am and 4:30 pm.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 509-758-5751, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 6:00 am and 4:30 pm.

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. No documents are needed at this time.

Please note: The HAAC does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: homeless rent burden, living in substandard living conditions, elderly, or disabled.

This information was confirmed on the phone by a HAAC representative. There is no known ending date.

For more information the HAAC can be reached by calling 509-758-5751, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 6:00 am and 4:30 pm.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (509)758-5751.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/27/2018.

About Housing Authority of Asotin County

Representatives of Housing Authority of Asotin County may be available by phone at (509) 758-5751. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 09/27/2020, it is not known if Housing Authority of Asotin County 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 Housing Authority of Asotin County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Asotin County manages 208 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 201 7
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $452 $724
Monthly Cost $90,950 $5,070

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Asotin County

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 11% having issued approximately 20 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 20 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $11,654 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 14% 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 79% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 42% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 29% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 24% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

38% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 35% of households with children have a female head of household. 82% of all households were headed by a female.

10% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 2% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Asotin County Housing Choice Voucher program, 38% include at least one person with a disability. 65% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 74% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

30% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 41% with 2 bedrooms and 28% with 3 or more bedrooms. 30% 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 Housing Authority of Asotin County voucher holders in 2016 was $320 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $535. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $114.



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 Apartments Operated by Housing Authority of Asotin County

Marigold Homes

1241 Billups St
Clarkston, Washington