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Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee

1555 South Methow Street
Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington 98801

Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee serves Chelan County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Chelan County, Washington Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee 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 Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee Website: http://www.ccwha.com/.

Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee Phone: (509) 663-7421.

Closed: Chelan County, Washington Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee (HACCCW) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for three weeks in September 2017; and before that for two weeks in January 2016. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Download and print the application online.
  2. Pick up an application at the HACCCW office.

Once the application has been completed, it must have been mailed no later than September 20, 2017 to the HACCCW. Applications postmarked after September 20, 2017 were not accepted.

There are no preferences.

2,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery. The lottery drawing will take place on or about September 25, 2017.

For more information, visit the HACCCW website, or call the office at (509) 663-7421.

Last Updated on 09/20/2017.

About Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee

More information about Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee can be found on its website at http://www.ccwha.com/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee may be available by phone at (509) 663-7421. 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 Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee 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 Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee manages 475 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 Homeownership Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 383 2 23 67
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $512 $753 $1,271 $383
Monthly Cost $196,127 $1,506 $29,228 $25,679

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee

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 17% having issued approximately 29 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 8 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 $13,085 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 65% were extremely low income (ELI). 23% of households had wages as a major source of income, 4% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 70% 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, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 30% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 22% 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.

38% of households included children, 10% of which had two adults in the household. 33% of households with children have a female head of household. 70% of all households were headed by a female.

19% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 2% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee Housing Choice Voucher program, 34% include at least one person with a disability. 55% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 84% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

35% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 24% with 3 or more bedrooms. 22% 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 Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee voucher holders in 2016 was $355 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $573. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $46.



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.


Low Income Housing Managed by Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee

Lake Chelan Community Apartments

509 E Gibson Ave
Chelan, Washington
Subsidized
62+

Entiat Gardens

2331 Albin Dr
Entiat, Washington
Subsidized

Wenatchee House

22 S Buchanan Ave
Wenatchee, Washington
Subsidized
62+

Garten Haus Apartments

1300 Commercial St
Leavenworth, Washington
Subsidized
62+

Emerson Manor Apartments

702 N Emerson Ave
Wenatchee, Washington
Subsidized
62+

Washington Square

3 locations in Wenatchee
Wenatchee, Washington
Subsidized

Chelan Gardens

210 W Gibson Ave
Chelan, Washington
62+
Subsidized

Gibson Gardens

309 E Gibson Ave
Chelan, Washington
Subsidized

Mansun Villa

200 Green Ave
Manson, Washington
Subsidized
62+

River Run

115 E Pleasant Ave
Cashmere, Washington
Subsidized

Chelan Bluff

1135 S Bradley St
Chelan, Washington
Subsidized

Columbia Pointe

217 Larkspur Ln
Malaga, Washington
Subsidized

Heritage Glen

665 NE 3rd St
East Wenatchee, Washington
Subsidized

Applewood Apartments

6 locations in Wenatchee
Wenatchee, Washington
Subsidized

Vista Del Rio

2014 NW Bates Ave
East Wenatchee, Washington
Subsidized

Wenatchee II

3 locations in Wenatchee
Wenatchee, Washington
Subsidized