Low Income Apartments In Asotin County

Low Income Apartments In Asotin County

Clarkston Garden Apartments

1210 13TH STREET
Clarkston, WA
2 BR
HCV Welcome

Fair Street Apartments

1411 Fair Street
Clarkston, WA
2-4 BR

Clarkston Gardens Apartments

1210 13th Street
Clarkston, WA
HCV Welcome

Cottonwood Glen Apartments

1371 Fair Street
Clarkston, WA
HCV Welcome

Austen Manor

1222 Chestnut St
Clarkston, WA
Elderly Supportive Housing

Fairhaven Homes 202

1211 Washington St
Clarkston, WA
Elderly Supportive Housing

Marigold Homes

1241 Billups St
Clarkston, WA
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There are 7 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 278 affordable apartments for rent in Asotin County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 194 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Asotin County, HUD housing programs support 0 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 58 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Asotin County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Asotin County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Asotin County, Washington

Asotin County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 278
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 194
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Total Population 22,040
Housing Units 9,341
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $44,394 ±$3,105
Median Rent $694 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.89% ± 6.12pp

Population and Household Demographics

Asotin County is a County in Washington with a population of 22,040. There are 9,341 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 32.99% of households in Asotin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Asotin County

The median gross income for households in Asotin County is $44,394 a year, or $3,700 a month. The median rent for the county is $694 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Asotin County, a household making less than $2,313 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Asotin County.1

Area Median Income In Asotin 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 Asotin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,100

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 Asotin 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 Asotin County HUD Rental Assistance in Asotin County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,300 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $41,650
50% of Median $22,100 $25,250 $28,400 $31,550 $34,100 $36,600 $39,150 $41,650
80% of Median $35,350 $40,400 $45,450 $50,500 $54,550 $58,600 $62,650 $66,700
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Asotin County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1996 to 1999, 3 low income apartment communities containing 80 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Asotin County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Asotin County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $26,520 $30,300 $34,080 $37,860 $40,920 $43,920 $46,980 $49,980

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Asotin County is $34,080 a year, or $2,840 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,840 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $852 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $553 $592 $710 $821 $915 $1,010
60% $663 $710 $852 $985 $1,098 $1,212
Fair Market Rents in Asotin County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$519 $611 $808 $1,072 $1,316

Cities In Asotin County

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City Listings Served By
Clarkston 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarkston is the Housing Authority of Asotin County.
Asotin 0
Clarkston Heights Vineland 0
West Clarkston Highland 0
Clarkston Heights-Vineland 0
West Clarkston-Highland 0