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Affordable Housing In Cohassett Beach
Grays Harbor County, Washington

Housing Authorities that serve Cohassett Beach

Housing Authority Programs
Grays Harbor Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cohassett Beach, Washington

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Cohassett Beach, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Cohassett Beach, Washington

Cohassett Beach 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 Cohassett Beach, Washington

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cohassett Beach.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cohassett Beach, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cohassett Beach landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Cohassett Beach.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cohassett Beach, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $770 and $941.

2020 Cohassett Beach, 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 $557 $668 $855 $1,233 $1,481
Payment Standard Range $501 to $613 $601 to $735 $770 to $941 $1,110 to $1,356 $1,333 to $1,629

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cohassett Beach, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.88
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $34,083 ±$11,982
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.04% ± 40.25pp
Total Population 641

Population and Household Demographics

Cohassett Beach is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington with a population of 641. There are 273 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 39.19% of households in Cohassett Beach are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cohassett Beach

The median gross income for households in Cohassett Beach is $34,083 a year, or $2,840 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cohassett Beach, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Cohassett Beach.

Area Median Income In Cohassett Beach

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 Cohassett Beach, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grays Harbor County.

In Cohassett Beach, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,300

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 Cohassett Beach

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 Cohassett Beach

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