Affordable Housing In Asotin County
Washington

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Asotin County

Clarkston Garden Apartments

1210 13TH STREET
Clarkston, Washington
$861
2 BR

Fair Street Apartments

1411 Fair Street
Clarkston, Washington
$369-1,057
2-4 BR

Clarkston Gardens Apartments

1210 13th Street
Clarkston, Washington

Cottonwood Glen Apartments

1371 Fair Street
Clarkston, Washington

Austen Manor

1222 Chestnut St
Clarkston, Washington
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Fairhaven Homes 202

1211 Washington St
Clarkston, Washington
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Marigold Homes

1241 Billups St
Clarkston, Washington
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Asotin County, Washington

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Asotin County, Washington

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 278 affordable apartments for rent in Asotin County, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Asotin County, Washington

Asotin County features 194 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 $833 and $1,018.

2022 Asotin County, 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
Asotin County, Washington Fair Market Rent $615 $717 $925 $1,314 $1,583
Asotin County, Washington Payment Standard Range $554 to $677 $645 to $789 $833 to $1,018 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,425 to $1,741

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Asotin County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

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

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.

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 $72,100

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 HUD Rental Assistance in Asotin County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Asotin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,050 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Asotin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,050 $28,600 $32,200 $35,750 $38,650 $41,500 $44,350 $47,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Asotin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,050 $45,800 $51,500 $57,200 $61,800 $66,400 $70,950 $75,550

Cities In Asotin County

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