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Affordable Housing In Grays Harbor County
Washington

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grays Harbor County

Montesano Harbor Apartments

114 E. Marcy Avenue
Montesano, Washington
$552
1 BR
Subsidized

Montesano Harbor Annex

141 S. River Street
Montesano, Washington
$498
1 BR
Subsidized

Evergreen Apartments

907 W. Simpson Ave
Mccleary, Washington
$565
2 BR
Subsidized

Rainbow Park Apartments

140 Summit Road
Mccleary, Washington
$633-964
1-2 BR

Elma Gardens Apartments

309 East Martin Street
Elma, Washington
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Woodsvilla Apartments

1015 Oakhurst Drive
Elma, Washington
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Dune Grass Apartments

807 Anchor Ave NW
Ocean Shores, Washington
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accessible
Subsidized

Harbor Manor

411 10th St
Hoquiam, Washington
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Emerson Manor Apartments

703 Simpson Ave
Hoquiam, Washington
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

South Bayview Apartments

410 E Pacific Avenue
Westport, Washington
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Grays Harbor County

Housing Authority Programs
Grays Harbor Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grays Harbor County, Washington

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 723 affordable apartments for rent in Grays Harbor County, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Grays Harbor County, Washington

Grays Harbor County features 624 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 Grays Harbor County, Washington

There are 99 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grays Harbor County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grays Harbor County, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grays Harbor County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Grays Harbor County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grays Harbor County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $738 and $902.

2021 Grays Harbor 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
Grays Harbor County, Washington Fair Market Rent $541 $653 $820 $1,174 $1,420
Grays Harbor County, Washington Payment Standard Range $487 to $595 $588 to $718 $738 to $902 $1,057 to $1,291 $1,278 to $1,562

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Grays Harbor County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 723
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 624
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $43,538 ±$1,652
Median Rent $729 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.68% ± 4.05pp
Total Population 71,419

Population and Household Demographics

Grays Harbor County is a county in Washington with a population of 71,419. There are 27,219 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 32.21% of households in Grays Harbor County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grays Harbor County

The median gross income for households in Grays Harbor County is $43,538 a year, or $3,628 a month. The median rent for the county is $729 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grays Harbor County, a household making less than $2,430 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Grays Harbor County.

Area Median Income In Grays Harbor 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 Grays Harbor County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,300

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 Grays Harbor 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 Grays Harbor County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Grays Harbor County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Grays Harbor County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,600 $26,950 $30,300 $33,650 $36,350 $39,050 $41,750 $44,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Grays Harbor County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,700 $43,100 $48,500 $53,850 $58,200 $62,500 $66,800 $71,100

Cities In Grays Harbor County

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City Served By
Aberdeen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aberdeen is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Aberdeen Gardens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aberdeen Gardens is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Amanda Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Amanda Park is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Brady The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brady is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Central Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Central Park is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Cohassett Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cohassett Beach is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Copalis Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Copalis Beach is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Cosmopolis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cosmopolis is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Elma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elma is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Grayland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grayland is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Hogans Corner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hogans Corner is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Hoquiam The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hoquiam is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Humptulips The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Humptulips is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Junction City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Junction City is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Malone The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malone is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Markham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Markham is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Mccleary The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mccleary is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Moclips The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moclips is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Montesano The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montesano is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Neilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neilton is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Oakville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakville is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Ocean City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ocean City is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Ocean Shores The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ocean Shores is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Oyehut The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oyehut is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Pacific Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pacific Beach is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Porter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Porter is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Queets The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Queets is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Qui nai elt Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Qui nai elt Village is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Qui-nai-elt Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Qui-nai-elt Village is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Santiago The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santiago is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Satsop The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Satsop is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Taholah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taholah is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Westport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westport is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.