Madrona Valley Apartments

204 N. Main St.
Coupeville, Washington
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Cam - Bey Senior Apartments

50 N Main St
Coupeville, Washington
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

There are 0 low-income apartments in Coupeville that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Coupeville, Washington can range from $720 to $865 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 74 low-income homes in Coupeville where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $349 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on March 31st, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Coupeville, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Island County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Washington Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Coupeville.

Coupeville, Washington Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Coupeville, Washington

Coupeville features 74 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 Coupeville, Washington

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Coupeville, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Coupeville landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Coupeville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Coupeville, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,238 and $1,514.

2023 Coupeville, 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
Coupeville, Washington Fair Market Rent $1,079 $1,086 $1,376 $1,956 $2,326
Coupeville, Washington Payment Standard Range $971 to $1,187 $977 to $1,195 $1,238 to $1,514 $1,760 to $2,152 $2,093 to $2,559

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Coupeville, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 74
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 74
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.9%
Average Renter Household Size 1.99
Average Household Size 2.03
Median Household Income $44,417 ±$13,113
Median Rent $819 ±$163
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.28% ± 14.26pp
Total Population 2,141

Population and Household Demographics

Coupeville is a city in Island County, Washington with a population of 2,141. There are 951 households in the city with an average household size of 2.03 persons. 48.9% of households in Coupeville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Coupeville

The median gross income for households in Coupeville is $44,417 a year, or $3,701 a month. The median rent for the city is $819 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Coupeville, a household making less than $2,730 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Coupeville.

Area Median Income In Coupeville

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 Coupeville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Island County.

In Coupeville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,300

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 Coupeville

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 Coupeville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Coupeville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,750 $21,400 $24,100 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Coupeville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,250 $35,700 $40,150 $44,600 $48,200 $51,750 $55,350 $58,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Coupeville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,950 $57,100 $64,250 $71,350 $77,100 $82,800 $88,500 $94,200