Affordable Housing In Ferry County
Washington

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ferry County

Republic Gardens

627 S Madison Ave
Republic, Washington
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1-3 BR
Subsidized

Frontier Springs

11 Northstar Ln
Republic, Washington

San Poil Plaza

466 Thornton Dr
Republic, Washington
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Ferry 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 Ferry County, Washington

Housing Authority Programs
Ferry County Joint Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Rural Resources Community Action Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ferry County, Washington

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 45 affordable apartments for rent in Ferry County, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Ferry County, Washington

Ferry County features 31 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 Ferry County, Washington

There are 14 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ferry County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ferry County, Washington

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ferry County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $762 and $932.

2022 Ferry 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
Ferry County, Washington Fair Market Rent $563 $644 $847 $1,203 $1,433
Ferry County, Washington Payment Standard Range $507 to $619 $580 to $708 $762 to $932 $1,083 to $1,323 $1,290 to $1,576

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ferry County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 45
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 31
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $38,125 ±$3,523
Median Rent $550 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.62% ± 7.84pp
Total Population 7,652

Population and Household Demographics

Ferry County is a county in Washington with a population of 7,652. There are 3,103 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 28.81% of households in Ferry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ferry County

The median gross income for households in Ferry County is $38,125 a year, or $3,177 a month. The median rent for the county is $550 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ferry County, a household making less than $1,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Ferry County.

Area Median Income In Ferry 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 Ferry County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,600

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 Ferry 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 Ferry County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ferry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,850 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ferry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,750 $28,250 $31,800 $35,300 $38,150 $40,950 $43,800 $46,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ferry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,550 $45,200 $50,850 $56,500 $61,050 $65,550 $70,100 $74,600

Cities In Ferry County

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City Served By
Barney's Junction The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Barney's Junction are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Barstow The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Barstow are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Boyds The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Boyds are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Curlew The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Curlew are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Curlew Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Curlew Lake are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Danville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Danville are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Inchelium The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Inchelium are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Keller The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Keller are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Laurier The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Laurier are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Malo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Malo are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Orient The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orient are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Pine Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pine Grove are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Republic The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Republic are the Ferry County Joint Housing Authority and Rural Resources Community Action.
Torboy The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Torboy are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.
Twin Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Twin Lakes are the Rural Resources Community Action and Ferry County Joint Housing Authority.