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Beasley Hills Apartments

1211 2nd Ave NE
Ephrata, Washington

Vista Park Village

800 S County Rd
Warden, Washington
S. 515 Rural

Wahluke Slope Apartments

301 Brian Ave
Mattawa, Washington

Villa Santa Maria - Mattawa

55 2nd St
Mattawa, Washington

Fairview Apartments

502 E Pine St
Warden, Washington
S. 202
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There are 989 low-income apartments in Grant County that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Grant County, Washington can range from $398 to $1,008 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 1,036 low-income homes in Grant County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $323 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 11th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Grant 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.

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 Grant County.

Grant County, Washington Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Grant County, Washington

Grant County features 1,036 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 989 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 $876 and $1,070.

2023 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
Grant County, Washington Fair Market Rent $714 $783 $973 $1,383 $1,626
Grant County, 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.

Grant County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 53
Total Low Income Apartments 2,057
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,036
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 $76,500

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Grant County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,750 $20,250 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Grant County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,550 $33,750 $37,950 $42,150 $45,550 $48,900 $52,300 $55,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Grant County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,250 $54,000 $60,750 $67,450 $72,850 $78,250 $83,650 $89,050