Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Ferry County, WA

Discover affordable housing in Ferry County where there are 3+ 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.

Republic Gardens

627 S Madison Ave, Republic, Washington 99166

Frontier Springs

11 Northstar Ln, Republic, Washington 99166

San Poil Plaza

466 Thornton Dr, Republic, Washington

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Ferry County, Washington
$17.88/hour
$1.60 (+10%) more than Washington minimum wage and $10.63 (+147%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Ferry County, Washington.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Ferry County, Washington.

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

How many renters live in Ferry County, Washington?

The County of Ferry County has 7,260 people living in 3,025 households.

There are 1,606 renters living in 721 renter households in this County. Renters make up 22.12 percent of the population living in Ferry County.

What is the rental market like in Ferry County, Washington?

There are an estimated 4,100 housing units in the Ferry County area. Of these, 734 units are rental homes, making up 18 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Ferry County, Washington, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Ferry County?

The rental vacancy rate in Ferry County is 1 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 Ferry County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Ferry County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
49 149 238 189 88
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Ferry County

A large number of apartments in Ferry County 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 Ferry County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 36 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 14 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 Ferry County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $640 to $1,565. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $640
One BR $718
Two BR $944
Three BR $1,330
Four BR $1,565
2024 Fair Market Rents in Ferry County, Washington

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

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 12 24 percent
One BR 74 50 percent
Two BR 174 73 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Ferry County, Washington

How many affordable rental units are in Ferry County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 33
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 17
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 45
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Ferry County, Washington

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

Income Based Apartments in Ferry County, Washington

Ferry County features 45 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 0 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 $850 and $1,038.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.