Affordable Housing In Coulee City
Grant County, Washington

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Coulee City

Coulee City Gardens

406 E Chelan St
Coulee City, Washington
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Coulee City, 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 Coulee City, Washington

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Grant County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Coulee City, Washington

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 26 affordable apartments for rent in Coulee City, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Coulee City, Washington

Coulee City 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 Coulee City, Washington

There are 26 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Coulee City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Coulee City, Washington

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Coulee City, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $788 and $964.

2022 Coulee City, 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
Coulee City, Washington Fair Market Rent $597 $701 $876 $1,244 $1,424
Coulee City, Washington Payment Standard Range $537 to $657 $631 to $771 $788 to $964 $1,120 to $1,368 $1,282 to $1,566

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Coulee City, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 26
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.77
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $43,929 ±$7,915
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 18.46% ± 31.88pp
Total Population 634

Population and Household Demographics

Coulee City is a city in Grant County, Washington with a population of 634. There are 252 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 25.79% of households in Coulee City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Coulee City

The median gross income for households in Coulee City is $43,929 a year, or $3,661 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 Coulee City, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 18.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Coulee City.

Area Median Income In Coulee City

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 Coulee City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grant County.

In Coulee City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,900

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 Coulee City

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 Coulee City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Coulee City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,750 $19,150 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Coulee City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,900 $31,850 $35,850 $39,800 $43,000 $46,200 $49,400 $52,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Coulee City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,600 $51,000 $57,350 $63,700 $68,800 $73,900 $79,000 $84,100