Housing Authority of Asotin County

1212 Fair Street, Clarkston, WA

There is one waiting list open now offered by Housing Authority of Asotin County.

Housing Authority of Asotin County Waiting Lists

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Housing Authority of Asotin County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Housing Authority of Asotin County offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in Asotin County.

Go to the Washington Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Washington Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of Asotin County Section 8 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

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

Phone: (509) 758-5751.

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 199 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 194 5
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $456 $1,019
Monthly Cost $88,383 $5,097
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.