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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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Snohomish County (HASC) waiting list for Senior and Disabled Program apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least April, 2019, until further notice.
To apply during the opening period, print the paper application available online here. Select the "subsidized housing pre-application form" link.
Once the application has been completed it must be either:
For more information, visit the HASC website.
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 03/26/2021.
The Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted on a limited basis from April 5, 2021 until April 15, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
Please note: According to the HASC, this waiting list was only open for households that met the following criteria " Household includes a non-elderly adult (18-61) with a disability, and is currently living in one of these situations; is homeless, at risk of being homeless, in an institution, at risk of being institutionalized or household is currently living in permanent supportive housing."
To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.
Preferences have not yet been confirmed.
450 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.
For more information, visit the HASC website.
Sources: This information was verified by the HASC on March 26, 2021.
This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Snohomish County, Washington .
Last Updated on 04/15/2021.
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Housing Authority of Snohomish County provides affordable housing for up to 3,872 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program..
In addition, Housing Authority of Snohomish County offers other programs for eligible households, including:
Low-income housing managed by Housing Authority of Snohomish County is located in Snohomish County, WA.
Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.
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As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Snohomish County manages 3,688 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:
|Standard||Homeownership||Family Unification||Tenant Protection||Ported Out||VASH||Non-Elderly Disabled|
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$1,205||$960||$1,514||$935||$1,201||$1,002||$1,030|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.