Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Clarkston, WA

Discover affordable housing in Clarkston where there are 7+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Fair Street Apartments

1411 Fair Street , Clarkston, Washington 99403

Fairhaven Homes 202

1211 Washington St, Clarkston, Washington 99403

Austen Manor

1222 Chestnut St, Clarkston, Washington 99403

Cottonwood Glen Apartments

1371 Fair Street, Clarkston, Washington 99403

Clarkston Gardens Apartments

1210 13th Street, Clarkston, Washington 99403

Clarkston Garden Apartments

1210 13TH STREET, Clarkston, Washington 99403

Marigold Homes

1241 Billups St, Clarkston, Washington 99403

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Clarkston, Washington
$4.72 (+29%) more than Washington minimum wage and $13.75 (+190%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Clarkston, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Clarkston, Washington.

Go to the Washington Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Clarkston.

How many renters live in Clarkston, Washington?

The City of Clarkston has 7,222 people living in 2,846 households.

There are 3,168 renters living in 1,387 renter households in this City. Renters make up 43.87 percent of the population living in Clarkston.

What is the rental market like in Clarkston, Washington?

There are an estimated 3,138 housing units in the Clarkston area. Of these, 1,414 units are rental homes, making up 45 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Clarkston, Washington, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Clarkston?

The rental vacancy rate in Clarkston is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Clarkston for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Clarkston
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
52 279 649 249 146
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Clarkston

A large number of apartments in Clarkston have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Clarkston are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 41 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 25 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Clarkston

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $790 to $1,882. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $790
One BR $860
Two BR $1,109
Three BR $1,563
Four BR $1,882
2024 Fair Market Rents in Clarkston, Washington

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Clarkston?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 33 63 percent
One BR 248 89 percent
Two BR 539 83 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Clarkston, Washington

How many affordable rental units are in Clarkston?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Clarkston, Washington including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 80
Public Housing 124
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 29
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Clarkston, Washington

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Clarkston, Washington

Clarkston features 189 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 Clarkston, Washington

There are 58 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clarkston.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clarkston, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clarkston landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clarkston.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clarkston, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $998 and $1,220.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.