Affordable Housing In Grant County
51 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grant County
Housing Authorities that serve Grant County
|Housing Authority of Grant County||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Grant County, Washington
There are 51 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,025 affordable apartments for rent in Grant County, Washington.
Income Based Apartments in Grant County, Washington
Grant County features 988 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 Grant County, Washington
There are 1,037 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grant County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Grant County, Washington
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grant County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Grant County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Grant County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||51|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,025|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||988|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||39.49%|
|Average Renter Household Size||3.23|
|Average Household Size||3.00|
|Median Household Income||$48,714 ±$2,269|
|Median Rent||$696 ±$26|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||33.86% ± 3.54pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Grant County is a County in Washington with a population of 92,070. There are 30,358 households in the county with an average household size of 3.00 persons. 39.49% of households in Grant County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Grant County
The median gross income for households in Grant County is $48,714 a year, or $4,060 a month. The median rent for the county is $696 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grant County, a household making less than $2,320 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Grant County.1
Area Median Income In Grant 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 Grant County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,700
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 Grant 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 Grant County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$13,550||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$42,450|
|50% of Median||$22,550||$25,750||$28,950||$32,150||$34,750||$37,300||$39,900||$42,450|
|80% of Median||$36,050||$41,200||$46,350||$51,450||$55,600||$59,700||$63,800||$67,950|
Cities In Grant County
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|Moses Lake||16||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moses Lake is the Housing Authority of Grant County.|
|Soap Lake||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Soap Lake is the Housing Authority of Grant County.|
|Warden||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warden is the Housing Authority of Grant County.|
|Royal City||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Royal City is the Housing Authority of Grant County.|
|Mattawa||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mattawa is the Housing Authority of Grant County.|
|Coulee City||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coulee City is the Housing Authority of Grant County.|
|Banks Lake South||0|
|Moses Lake North||0|