Affordable Housing In Clark County
Washington

85 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clark County

Rivergrove Apartments

617 SE 4th St
Battle Ground, Washington
$786-981
1-3 BR

Central Park Place

1900 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, Washington
Call For Rent
Studio BR

Caples Terrace

500 Omaha Way
Vancouver, Washington
Income Based
Studio-2 BR

Fruit Valley Court

1904 W 34th St
Vancouver, Washington
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Isabella Court 2 Bedroom

3112 NE 62nd Ave
Vancouver, Washington
Call For Rent
2 BR

Fort Vancouver Terrace

4710 Plomondon St
Vancouver, Washington
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Springfield Meadows

4305 NE 66th Ave
Vancouver, Washington
$858-1,377
Studio-4 BR

Towne Square Apartments

2900 H St
Washougal, Washington
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Quail Run Apartments

701 SE 139th Ave
Vancouver, Washington
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Clark Village

211 8th St
Washougal, Washington
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accessible
Market Rate
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Clark 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 Clark County, Washington

Housing Authority Programs
Vancouver Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Moving to Work; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clark County, Washington

There are 85 low income housing apartment communities offering 6,306 affordable apartments for rent in Clark County, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Clark County, Washington

Clark County features 1,744 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 Clark County, Washington

There are 4,380 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clark County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clark County, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clark County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Clark County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clark County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,320 and $1,614.

2022 Clark 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
Clark County, Washington Fair Market Rent $1,197 $1,278 $1,467 $2,073 $2,454
Clark County, Washington Payment Standard Range $1,077 to $1,317 $1,150 to $1,406 $1,320 to $1,614 $1,866 to $2,280 $2,209 to $2,699

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clark County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 85
Total Low Income Apartments 6,306
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,744
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $60,756 ±$842
Median Rent $990 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.33% ± 1.73pp
Total Population 444,506

Population and Household Demographics

Clark County is a county in Washington with a population of 444,506. There are 162,441 households in the county with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 35.74% of households in Clark County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clark County

The median gross income for households in Clark County is $60,756 a year, or $5,063 a month. The median rent for the county is $990 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clark County, a household making less than $3,300 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Clark County.

Area Median Income In Clark 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 Clark County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,900

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 Clark 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 Clark County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clark County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $29,000 $31,350 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clark County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,850 $38,700 $43,550 $48,350 $52,250 $56,100 $60,000 $63,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clark County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,150 $61,900 $69,650 $77,350 $83,550 $89,750 $95,950 $102,150

Cities In Clark County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Amboy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Amboy is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Barberton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barberton is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Battle Ground The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Battle Ground is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Brush Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brush Prairie is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Camas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Camas is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Cherry Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cherry Grove is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Dollars Corner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dollars Corner is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Duluth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Duluth is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Felida The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Felida is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Fern Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fern Prairie is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Five Corners The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Five Corners is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Hazel Dell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hazel Dell is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Hockinson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hockinson is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
La Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Center is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Lake Shore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Shore is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Lewisville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lewisville is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Meadow Glade The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meadow Glade is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Minnehaha The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minnehaha is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Mount Vista The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Vista is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Orchards The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orchards is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Ridgefield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ridgefield is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Salmon Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salmon Creek is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Vancouver The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vancouver is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Venersborg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Venersborg is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Walnut Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walnut Grove is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Washougal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washougal is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Woodland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodland is the Vancouver Housing Authority.
Yacolt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yacolt is the Vancouver Housing Authority.