Housing Authority of Snohomish County

12625 4th Avenue West
Everett, Snohomish County, Washington 98204
(425) 290-8499

Housing Authority of Snohomish County is a public housing agency in Everett, Washington that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, and Public Housing programs. As of April 20th, 2019, Housing Authority of Snohomish County has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Snohomish County serves Snohomish County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Indefinitely
Housing Authority of Snohomish County Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Housing Authority of Snohomish County Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Public Housing Waiting List

The Snohomish Housing Authority is currently family housing waiting list applications for families that require a two bedroom unit, and Project Based Vouchers for senior/disabled individuals.


This housing authority offers eight apartment communities ranging in size from 1 to 2 bedrooms for senior/disabled individuals, and one apartment community with two bedrooms for families.


There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 12625 4th Ave., West, Suite 200, Everett, WA 98204, during normal office hours.
2. Download an application here, then print and complete.


Once the application has been completed it can be mailed to the address listed above, or it can be faxed to 425-290-5785. No documents are needed at this time.


This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: veteran, enrolled in an educational or job training program, disabled, or homeless.


More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://hasco.org/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 425-290-8499, during normal office hours.

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.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

Other Housing Authority of Snohomish County Waiting Lists

Closed: Housing Authority of Snohomish County Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.


For more information, visit the HASC website, or call the office at (425) 290-8499.

Last Updated on 06/29/2016.

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/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 04/20/2019, 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 most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Snohomish County manages 3,790 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 2,763 11 40 258 117 255 332
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,066 $819 $3,900 $434 $990 $834 $864
Monthly Cost $2,945,625 $9,012 $156,002 $111,908 $115,828 $212,619 $286,872

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 Operated by Housing Authority of Snohomish County

Millwood Estates Apartments

19701 48th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA
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