George, Washington Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in George where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 51 affordable apartments in George that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in George, Washington

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in George. Go to the Washington Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near George.

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Affordable Housing Near George

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City Apartments
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Warden, WA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Warden.

Public Housing Agencies Serving George, 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
Housing Authority of Grant County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Washington Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near George.

George, Washington Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in George, Washington

George 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 George, Washington

There are 51 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in George.

Housing Choice Vouchers in George, Washington

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in George, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $876 and $1,070.

2023 George, 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
George, Washington Fair Market Rent $714 $783 $973 $1,383 $1,626
George, Washington Payment Standard Range $643 to $785 $705 to $861 $876 to $1,070 $1,245 to $1,521 $1,463 to $1,789

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

George, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 51
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 56.25%
Average Renter Household Size 3.37
Average Household Size 3.68
Median Household Income $43,000 ±$15,102
Median Rent $618 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.23% ± 17.54pp
Total Population 648

Population and Household Demographics

George is a city in Grant County, Washington with a population of 648. There are 176 households in the city with an average household size of 3.68 persons. 56.25% of households in George are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in George

The median gross income for households in George is $43,000 a year, or $3,583 a month. The median rent for the city is $618 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In George, a household making less than $2,060 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.23% of households who rent are overburdened in George.

Area Median Income In George

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

In George, 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 George

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 George

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the George 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 George 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 George 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