Housing Authority of Grant County

1139 Larson Boulevard
Moses Lake, Grant County, Washington 98837
(509) 762-5541

Housing Authority of Grant County is a Public Housing Agency in Moses Lake, Washington that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of July 23rd, 2019, Housing Authority of Grant County has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Grant County serves Grant County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Indefinitely

Open Housing Authority of Grant County Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Public Housing Waiting List

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

More information about Housing Authority of Grant County can be found on its website at http://www.hagc.net.

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/23/2019, it is not known if Housing Authority of Grant 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 Grant County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Grant County manages 223 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 217 6
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $400 $648
Monthly Cost $86,855 $3,887

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Grant 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 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 Operated by Housing Authority of Grant County

Grant County Scattered Sites

211 Continental Hts
Grand Coulee, WA
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