Affordable Housing In Clallam County
28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clallam County
Housing Authorities that serve Clallam County
|Peninsula Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Clallam County, Washington
There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,541 affordable apartments for rent in Clallam County, Washington.
Income Based Apartments in Clallam County, Washington
Clallam County features 564 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 Clallam County, Washington
There are 977 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clallam County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Clallam County, Washington
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clallam County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clallam County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clallam County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $937 and $1,145.
2020 Clallam 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$678||$790||$1,041||$1,464||$1,583|
|Payment Standard Range||$610 to $746||$711 to $869||$937 to $1,145||$1,318 to $1,610||$1,425 to $1,741|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Clallam County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||28|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,541|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||564|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||30.19%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.32|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Median Household Income||$47,253 ±$1,606|
|Median Rent||$822 ±$24|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||51.49% ± 4.34pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Clallam County is a county in Washington with a population of 72,397. There are 31,321 households in the county with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 30.19% of households in Clallam County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Clallam County
The median gross income for households in Clallam County is $47,253 a year, or $3,938 a month. The median rent for the county is $822 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clallam County, a household making less than $2,740 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Clallam County.
Area Median Income In Clallam 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 Clallam County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,300
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 Clallam 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 Clallam County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,150||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$23,600||$26,950||$30,300||$33,650||$36,350||$39,050||$41,750||$44,450|
|80% of Median||$37,700||$43,100||$48,500||$53,850||$58,200||$62,500||$66,800||$71,100|
Cities In Clallam County
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|Bell Hill||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bell Hill is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|Blyn||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blyn is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|Carlsborg||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carlsborg is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|Clallam Bay||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clallam Bay is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|Forks||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forks is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|Jamestown||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jamestown is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|Neah Bay||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neah Bay is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|Port Angeles||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Angeles is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|Port Angeles East||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Angeles East is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|River Road||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves River Road is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|Sekiu||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sekiu is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|
|Sequim||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sequim is the Peninsula Housing Authority.|