Housing Authority of Snohomish County

12625 4th Avenue West
Everett, Snohomish County, Washington 98204

Housing Authority of Snohomish County is a Public Housing Agency in Everett, Washington that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs. As of February 21st, 2020, Housing Authority of Snohomish County has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Senior/Disabled Housing Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Snohomish County serves Snohomish County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Senior/Disabled Housing Open Until Further Notice
Snohomish County, Washington Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Rental Housing Unknown

Open Housing Authority of Snohomish County Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Senior/Disabled 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASC) Senior/Disabled Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least April, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, download and print the application online here. Scroll down to the "Important Downloads" section, and select the "Housing Application" link.

Once the application has been completed it must be either:

  1. Mailed to: Housing Authority of Snohomish County, 12711 4th Ave West, Everett WA, 98204
  2. Faxed to (425) 290-5785.

For more information, visit the HASC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (425) 290-8499.

Last Updated on 04/25/2019.

Other Housing Authority of Snohomish County Waiting Lists

Closed: Snohomish County, Washington Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in December, 2013. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the HASC website.

Last Updated on 04/25/2019.

Unknown: Rental Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 04/25/2019.

About Housing Authority of Snohomish County

More information about Housing Authority of Snohomish County can be found on its website at http://www.hasco.org/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of Snohomish County may be available by phone at (425) 290-8499. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/21/2020, it is not known if Housing Authority of Snohomish 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 Snohomish County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Snohomish County manages 3,695 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 2,664 11 43 240 117 272 336
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,131 $875 $1,513 $890 $1,154 $943 $937
Monthly Cost $3,011,814 $9,626 $65,060 $213,548 $135,048 $256,409 $314,727

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Snohomish 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 8% having issued approximately 446 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 45 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $15,261 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 80% were extremely low income (ELI). 24% 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 65% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 27% 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.

43% of households included children, 10% of which had two adults in the household. 36% of households with children have a female head of household. 73% of all households were headed by a female.

21% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 10% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Snohomish County Housing Choice Voucher program, 30% include at least one person with a disability. 49% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 71% 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, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 31% with 3 or more bedrooms. 18% 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 Snohomish County voucher holders in 2016 was $368 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $995. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $127.



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 Snohomish County

Millwood Estates Apartments

19701 48th Ave W
Lynnwood, Washington