Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Asotin County, WA

Discover affordable housing in Asotin County where there are 7+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Fair Street Apartments

1411 Fair Street , Clarkston, Washington 99403

bed 2-4
payment $369-1057/mo.

Cottonwood Glen Apartments

1371 Fair Street, Clarkston, Washington 99403

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Clarkston Gardens Apartments

1210 13th Street, Clarkston, Washington 99403

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Fairhaven Homes 202

1211 Washington St, Clarkston, Washington 99403

Austen Manor

1222 Chestnut St, Clarkston, Washington 99403

Clarkston Garden Apartments

1210 13TH STREET, Clarkston, Washington 99403

bed 2
payment $861/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Marigold Homes

1241 Billups St, Clarkston, Washington 99403

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Asotin County, Washington

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Asotin County, Washington
$4.72 (+29%) more than Washington minimum wage and $13.75 (+190%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Asotin County, Washington?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Asotin County, Washington.

Go to the Washington Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Asotin County.

How many renters live in Asotin County, Washington?

The County of Asotin County has 22,370 people living in 9,499 households.

There are 6,521 renters living in 2,640 renter households in this County. Renters make up 29.15 percent of the population living in Asotin County.

What is the rental market like in Asotin County, Washington?

There are an estimated 10,109 housing units in the Asotin County area. Of these, 2,672 units are rental homes, making up 26 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Asotin County, Washington, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Asotin County?

The rental vacancy rate in Asotin County is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Asotin County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Asotin County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
111 401 1,189 603 324
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Asotin County

A large number of apartments in Asotin County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Asotin County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 44 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 20 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Asotin County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $790 to $1,882. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $790
One BR $860
Two BR $1,109
Three BR $1,563
Four BR $1,882
2024 Fair Market Rents in Asotin County, Washington

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Asotin County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 72 65 percent
One BR 314 78 percent
Two BR 843 71 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Asotin County, Washington

How many affordable rental units are in Asotin County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Asotin County, Washington including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 80
Public Housing 140
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 47
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Asotin County, Washington

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Asotin County, Washington

Asotin County features 189 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 Asotin County, Washington

There are 58 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Asotin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Asotin County, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Asotin County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Asotin County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Asotin County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $998 and $1,220.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.