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Affordable Housing In Grant County
Washington

53 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grant County

Pelican Place Apartments

211 E 7th
Moses Lake, Washington
$670-900
1-3 BR

Moses Lake Estates

845 E Hill Ave
Moses Lake, Washington
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Quail Run Apartments

215 D St SE
Quincy, Washington
Income Based
1-3 BR

Coulee City Gardens

406 E Chelan St
Coulee City, Washington
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Parkview & Third Avenue Apartments

2140 W. Jefferson Street
Quincy, Washington
$398-1,008
3-4 BR

Birch Street Apartments

1010 Birch Street
Quincy, Washington

Fairview Apartments

502 E Pine St
Warden, Washington
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Dawn Village Apartments

318 E St NE
Ephrata, Washington
Subsidized

Chaparral I & II Apartments

1422 E Craig Blvd
Moses Lake, Washington

Quincy Manor Apartments

205 D St SW
Quincy, Washington
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Grant County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Grant County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grant County, Washington

There are 53 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,057 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.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grant County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $761 and $931.

2020 Grant 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
Fair Market Rent $554 $687 $846 $1,179 $1,267
Payment Standard Range $499 to $609 $618 to $756 $761 to $931 $1,061 to $1,297 $1,140 to $1,394

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Grant County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 53
Total Low Income Apartments 2,057
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
Total Population 92,070

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.

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 $74,600

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 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 $14,600 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,300 $27,800 $31,250 $34,700 $37,500 $40,300 $43,050 $45,850
80% of Median $38,850 $44,400 $49,950 $55,500 $59,950 $64,400 $68,850 $73,300

Cities In Grant County

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City Served By
Banks Lake South The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Banks Lake South is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Cascade Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cascade Valley is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Coulee City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coulee City is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Desert Aire The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Desert Aire is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Electric City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Electric City is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Ephrata The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ephrata is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
George The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves George is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Grand Coulee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Coulee is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Hartline The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartline is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Krupp The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Krupp is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Lakeview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakeview is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Mattawa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mattawa is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Moses Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moses Lake is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Moses Lake North The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moses Lake North is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Quincy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quincy is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Royal City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Royal City is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Soap Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Soap Lake is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Warden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warden is the Housing Authority of Grant County.
Wilson Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilson Creek is the Housing Authority of Grant County.