Low Income Apartments In Grays Harbor County
Washington

Low Income Apartments In Grays Harbor County

Montesano Harbor Apartments

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

Montesano Harbor Annex

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

Evergreen Apartments

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

Rainbow Park Apartments

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

Elma Gardens Apartments

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

Woodsvilla Apartments

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

Dune Grass Apartments

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

Harbor Manor

411 10th St
Hoquiam, WA
Call For Rent
1 BR
HCV Welcome
Subsidized

Emerson Manor Apartments

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

South Bayview Apartments

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

There are 20 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 723 affordable apartments for rent in Grays Harbor County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 624 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Grays Harbor County, HUD housing programs support 504 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 99 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Grays Harbor County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grays Harbor County, Washington

Grays Harbor County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 723
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 624
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Total Population 71,419
Housing Units 27,219
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $43,538 ±$1,652
Median Rent $729 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.68% ± 4.05pp

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.1

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 $59,800

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 Grays Harbor County HUD Rental Assistance in Grays Harbor 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
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Grays Harbor County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1988 to 2007, 7 low income apartment communities containing 244 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Grays Harbor County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Grays Harbor County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $27,060 $30,900 $34,740 $38,580 $41,700 $44,760 $47,880 $50,940

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Grays Harbor County is $34,740 a year, or $2,895 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,895 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $869 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $564 $604 $724 $836 $933 $1,029
60% $677 $725 $869 $1,004 $1,119 $1,235
Fair Market Rents in Grays Harbor County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$527 $642 $821 $1,187 $1,400

Cities In Grays Harbor County

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City Listings Served By
Aberdeen 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aberdeen is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Elma 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elma is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Montesano 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montesano is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Westport 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westport is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Hoquiam 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hoquiam is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Ocean Shores 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ocean Shores is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Mccleary 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mccleary is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Aberdeen Gardens 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aberdeen Gardens is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Amanda Park 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Amanda Park is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Brady 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brady is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Central Park 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Central Park is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Cohassett Beach 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cohassett Beach is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Copalis Beach 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Copalis Beach is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Cosmopolis 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cosmopolis is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Grayland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grayland is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Hogans Corner 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hogans Corner is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Humptulips 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Humptulips is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Junction City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Junction City is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Malone 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malone is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Markham 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Markham is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Moclips 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moclips is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Neilton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neilton is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Oakville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakville is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Ocean City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ocean City is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Oyehut 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oyehut is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Pacific Beach 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pacific Beach is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Porter 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Porter is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Queets 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Queets is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Qui nai elt Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Qui nai elt Village is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Santiago 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santiago is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Satsop 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Satsop is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Taholah 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taholah is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.
Qui-nai-elt Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Qui-nai-elt Village is the Grays Harbor Housing Authority.