Affordable Housing In Bainbridge Is
Kitsap County, Washington

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bainbridge Is


235 High School Rd NW
Bainbridge Is, Washington
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Bainbridge Is, 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 Bainbridge Is, Washington

Housing Authority Programs
Bremerton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Kitsap Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bainbridge Is, Washington

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 100 affordable apartments for rent in Bainbridge Is, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Bainbridge Is, Washington

Bainbridge Is features 0 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 Bainbridge Is, Washington

There are 100 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bainbridge Is.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bainbridge Is, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bainbridge Is landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bainbridge Is.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bainbridge Is, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,355 and $1,656.

2022 Bainbridge Is, 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
Bainbridge Is, Washington Fair Market Rent $1,001 $1,166 $1,505 $2,076 $2,481
Bainbridge Is, Washington Payment Standard Range $901 to $1,101 $1,049 to $1,283 $1,355 to $1,656 $1,868 to $2,284 $2,233 to $2,729

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Bainbridge Is, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 100
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.14
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $101,689 ±$7,083
Median Rent $1,138 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.51% ± 8.12pp
Total Population 23,343

Population and Household Demographics

Bainbridge Is is a city in Kitsap County, Washington with a population of 23,343. There are 9,475 households in the city with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 24.19% of households in Bainbridge Is are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bainbridge Is

The median gross income for households in Bainbridge Is is $101,689 a year, or $8,474 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,138 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bainbridge Is, a household making less than $3,793 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Bainbridge Is.

Area Median Income In Bainbridge Is

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 Bainbridge Is, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kitsap County.

In Bainbridge Is, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,100

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 Bainbridge Is

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 Bainbridge Is

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bainbridge Is AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bainbridge Is AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bainbridge Is AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,750 $60,250 $67,800 $75,300 $81,350 $87,350 $93,400 $99,400