Peninsula Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Clallam County and Jefferson County, Washington.

Waiting List
Closed: Clallam and Jefferson County, Washington Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Peninsula Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Clallam and Jefferson County, Washington Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Peninsula Housing Authority (PHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from January 27, 2020, until January 31, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were three ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Print the paper application online.
  2. Pick up an application from one of two locations.
    1. The Olympic Community Action Program (OlyCAP), located at 823 Commerce Loop, Port Townsend WA 98368 beginning January 27, 2020.
  3.  Call to request an application by mail.

Once the application was completed, it must have been postmarked between January 27, 2020 and January 31, 2020, and mailed.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Homeless
  • Involuntarily displaced by either government action or natural disaster and whose residence has been deemed uninhabitable by the Red Cross, or other government agency.
  • Head, spouse, co-head, is employed at least 20 hours per week and/or attending school disaster and whose residence has been deemed uninhabitable on a full-time basis. Families where the head, spouse or sole member is a person age 62 or older, or is a person with disabilities will also be given the benefit of this preference.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

  • 175 applicants were placed on the Clallam County waiting list, and 100 applicants were placed on the Jefferson County waiting list.

For more information, visit the PHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHA website, as of January 21, 2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Peninsula Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Peninsula Housing Authority (PHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications.

The PHA offers 10 Public Housing communities, ranging in size from studios to 4 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Pick up an application at the PHA office, located at 2603 S. Francis St, Port Angeles, WA 98362, during normal office hours.
  2. Download and print the application online.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address above. No documents are needed at this time.

Please note: You must check in with the housing authority every month to keep your name on the waiting list by calling 360-452-7631.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Displaced by government action, displaced by natural disaster, terminally ill, homeless, employed at least 20 hours a week, enrolled in an educational training program, elderly, disabled.

For more information, visit the PHA website,  or by calling 360-452-7631, during normal office hours.

About The Agency

Peninsula Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 936 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 9:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm
Friday 9:00am-12:00pm

2603 South Francis Street, Port Angeles, WA

Visit Website(360) 452-7631

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Peninsula Housing Authority?

Peninsula Housing Authority serves 838 low-income households. The agency manages 902 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Peninsula Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 74 percent of households served by Peninsula Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of Peninsula Housing Authority households.

How many Peninsula Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 125 households and make up 15 percent of households served by Peninsula Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Peninsula Housing Authority?

There are 569 female-headed renter households living in Peninsula Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 68% of those served by the Peninsula Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Peninsula Housing Authority renters?

Black 17
Native American 42
Asian-Pacific Islander 8
White 737
Hispanic 34

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Peninsula Housing Authority?

There are 343 households headed by seniors served by the Peninsula Housing Authority. Senior households are 41% of households in Peninsula Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Peninsula Housing Authority housing?

There are 377 persons with disabilities living in Peninsula Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 45% of households served by the Peninsula Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Peninsula Housing Authority?

The Peninsula Housing Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Peninsula Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Peninsula Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on January 27, 2020 and closed on January 31, 2020.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Peninsula Housing Authority

MT ANGELES VIEW MANOR APARTMENT

2603 SOUTH FRANCIS ST, Port Angeles, Washington 98362

Lee Plaza

112 W 1st St, Port Angeles, Washington 98362

Mount Angeles View Manor

323 E 2nd St, Port Angeles, Washington 98362

Mount Angeles View

2315 S Eunice St, Port Angeles, Washington 98362