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Affordable Housing In Washington County
Oregon

67 Low Income Apartment Communities In Washington County

Merlo Station II

2032 SW Merlo Ct
Beaverton, Oregon
$848-1,102
3-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Crestview Court

4600 SW 141st Ave
Beaverton, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Merlo Station I

2032 SW Merlo Ct
Beaverton, Oregon
$848-1,102
3-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Bridge Meadows Beaverton

5995 SW Menlo Dr
Beaverton, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Garden Grove Apartments

2727 22nd Ave
Forest Grove, Oregon
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Stewart Terrace

21754 N Sherwood Blvd
Sherwood, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Woodspring Apartments

16100 SW 113th Ave
Tigard, Oregon
Income Based
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Farmington Meadows

4566 SW 160th Ave
Beaverton, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Woodland Park Apartments

280 SE 12th Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Montebello Apartments

220 SE 12th Ave
Hillsboro, Oregon
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Washington County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Washington County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Washington County, Oregon

There are 67 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,160 affordable apartments for rent in Washington County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Washington County, Oregon

Washington County features 1,205 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Washington County, Oregon

There are 2,955 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Washington County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Washington County, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Washington County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Washington County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Washington County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 67
Total Low Income Apartments 4,160
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,205
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.66
Median Household Income $66,754 ±$739
Median Rent $1,055 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.05% ± 1.44pp
Total Population 556,210

Population and Household Demographics

Washington County is a County in Oregon with a population of 556,210. There are 206,426 households in the county with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 39.6% of households in Washington County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Washington County

The median gross income for households in Washington County is $66,754 a year, or $5,563 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,055 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Washington County, a household making less than $3,517 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Washington County.1

Area Median Income In Washington County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Washington County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,900

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Washington County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Washington County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,450 $21,100 $23,750 $26,350 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $30,800 $35,200 $39,600 $43,950 $47,500 $51,000 $54,500 $58,050
80% of Median $49,250 $56,250 $63,300 $70,300 $75,950 $81,550 $87,200 $92,800

Cities In Washington County

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City Listings Served By
Hillsboro 19 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillsboro is the Housing Authority of Washington County.
Beaverton 16 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beaverton is the Housing Authority of Washington County.
Aloha 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aloha is the Housing Authority of Washington County.
Forest Grove 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest Grove is the Housing Authority of Washington County.
Sherwood 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sherwood is the Housing Authority of Washington County.
Tigard 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tigard is the Housing Authority of Washington County.
North Plains 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Plains is the Housing Authority of Washington County.
Cornelius 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cornelius is the Housing Authority of Washington County.
Metzger 0
Banks 0
Bethany 0
Bull Mountain 0
Cedar Hills 0
Durham 0
Garden Home Whitford 0
Gaston 0
King City 0
Oak Hills 0
Raleigh Hills 0
Rockcreek 0
West Slope 0
Garden Home-Whitford 0