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Affordable Housing In Aberdeen
Grays Harbor County, Washington

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Aberdeen

Riverside Apartments

1109 Arthur St
Aberdeen, Washington

Broadway Manor

101 W 2nd St
Aberdeen, Washington

Aberdeen Manor

505 N F St
Aberdeen, Washington

Clarke Court

620 W Cushing St
Aberdeen, Washington

Sunrise Court

710 E Market St
Aberdeen, Washington
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Housing Authorities that serve Aberdeen

Housing Authority Programs
Grays Harbor Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Aberdeen, Washington

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 258 affordable apartments for rent in Aberdeen, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Aberdeen, Washington

Aberdeen features 219 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 Aberdeen, Washington

There are 39 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Aberdeen.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Aberdeen, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Aberdeen landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Aberdeen.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Aberdeen, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $770 and $941.

2020 Aberdeen, Washington Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $557 $668 $855 $1,233 $1,481
Payment Standard Range $501 to $613 $601 to $735 $770 to $941 $1,110 to $1,356 $1,333 to $1,629

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Aberdeen, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 258
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 219
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.95
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $40,958 ±$2,346
Median Rent $694 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.56% ± 6.4pp
Total Population 16,429

Population and Household Demographics

Aberdeen is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington with a population of 16,429. There are 5,901 households in the city with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 47.3% of households in Aberdeen are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Aberdeen

The median gross income for households in Aberdeen is $40,958 a year, or $3,413 a month. The median rent for the city is $694 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Aberdeen, a household making less than $2,313 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Aberdeen.

Area Median Income In Aberdeen

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Aberdeen, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grays Harbor County.

In Aberdeen, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,300

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 Aberdeen

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 Aberdeen

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,600 $26,950 $30,300 $33,650 $36,350 $39,050 $41,750 $44,450
80% of Median $37,700 $43,100 $48,500 $53,850 $58,200 $62,500 $66,800 $71,100