Affordable Housing In Bothell
King County, Washington

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bothell

The District

17716 Bothell Everett Hwy
Bothell, Washington
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1-5 BR

Riverside Landing Apartments

10130 W Riverside Dr
Bothell, Washington
1 BR

Easternwood Co-Op Apartments

18725 68th Ave W
Bothell, Washington
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1-3 BR

Park Royal

18417 96th Ave NE
Bothell, Washington
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1-2 BR
Family & Senior

Heritage Park

9844 NE 190th St
Bothell, Washington

Willow Tree Grove

2129 Maltby Rd
Bothell, Washington
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Bothell, 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 Bothell, Washington

Housing Authority Programs
King County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bothell, Washington

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 577 affordable apartments for rent in Bothell, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Bothell, Washington

Bothell features 23 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 Bothell, Washington

There are 554 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bothell.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bothell, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bothell landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Bothell.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bothell, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,840 and $2,248.

2022 Bothell, 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
Bothell, Washington Fair Market Rent $1,674 $1,739 $2,044 $2,796 $3,285
Bothell, Washington Payment Standard Range $1,507 to $1,841 $1,565 to $1,913 $1,840 to $2,248 $2,516 to $3,076 $2,957 to $3,614

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Bothell, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 577
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 23
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $81,972 ±$5,525
Median Rent $1,402 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.88% ± 6.54pp
Total Population 41,207

Population and Household Demographics

Bothell is a city in King County, Washington with a population of 41,207. There are 15,973 households in the city with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 32.88% of households in Bothell are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bothell

The median gross income for households in Bothell is $81,972 a year, or $6,831 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,402 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bothell, a household making less than $4,673 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Bothell.

Area Median Income In Bothell

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 Bothell, the AMI is calculated from all households within King County.

In Bothell, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $134,600

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 Bothell

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 Bothell

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bothell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$27,200 $31,050 $34,950 $38,800 $41,950 $45,050 $48,150 $51,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bothell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$45,300 $51,800 $58,250 $64,700 $69,900 $75,100 $80,250 $85,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bothell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,750 $76,250 $85,800 $95,300 $102,950 $110,550 $118,200 $125,800