Housing Authority of Grant County

1139 Larson Boulevard, Moses Lake, WA

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

Housing Authority of Grant County Waiting Lists

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Housing Authority of Grant County Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Housing Authority of Grant County offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in Grant 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: Public Housing 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Grant County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

This housing authority offers five apartment communities with 79 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Download the application here, then print and complete.
2. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 1139 Larson Blvd., Moses Lake, WA 98837, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 9am and 4pm.

Once the application has been completed:
1. Mail or hand deliver to the address listed above.
2. Fax the application to 509-762-2202.

This housing authority does not have a preference: Your application is placed by date and time received.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.hagc.net/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 509-762-5541, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 8am and 4pm.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (509)762-5541.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Housing Authority of Grant County

About the Housing Authority of Grant County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Grant County manages 225 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 218 7
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $431 $1,634
Monthly Cost $94,062 $11,437
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 13% having issued approximately 18 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years0 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 $11,694 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 72% were extremely low income (ELI). 13% 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 80% 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, 37% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 34% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 25% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

31% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 28% of households with children have a female head of household. 74% of all households were headed by a female.

25% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Grant County Housing Choice Voucher program, 36% include at least one person with a disability. 64% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 70% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

34% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 31% with 3 or more bedrooms. 31% 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 Grant County voucher holders in 2016 was $323 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $485. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $91.

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 Grant County

Grant County Scattered Sites

211 Continental Hts
Grand Coulee, Washington

Low Income Housing Managed by Housing Authority of Grant County

Baird Springs Apartments

1120 3rd Ave NE
Ephrata, Washington
$390-850
2-4 BR
Rent Assisted

Capehart - Wherry Apartments

1407 Arnold Dr
Moses Lake, Washington
$296-650
2-4 BR
Rent Assisted