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Affordable Housing In Kingston
Kitsap County, Washington

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kingston

Village Green

26150 Dulay Rd. NE
Kingston, Washington
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Kingston Ridge Apartments

26659 Myrtle Ln NE
Kingston, Washington

Time Square

26234 Illinois Ave NE
Kingston, Washington
Subsidized

Robinswood

10434 Ne State Highway 104
Kingston, Washington
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Housing Authorities that serve Kingston

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Kitsap Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Bremerton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kingston, Washington

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 59 affordable apartments for rent in Kingston, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Kingston, Washington

Kingston features 16 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 Kingston, Washington

There are 43 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kingston.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kingston, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kingston landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Kingston.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kingston, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,331 and $1,627.

2021 Kingston, 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
Kingston, Washington Fair Market Rent $976 $1,141 $1,479 $2,074 $2,397
Kingston, Washington Payment Standard Range $878 to $1,074 $1,027 to $1,255 $1,331 to $1,627 $1,867 to $2,281 $2,157 to $2,637

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kingston, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 59
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.49%
Average Renter Household Size 1.79
Average Household Size 2.19
Median Household Income $47,153 ±$23,768
Median Rent $1,042 ±$232
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.61% ± 21.71pp
Total Population 1,963

Population and Household Demographics

Kingston is a city in Kitsap County, Washington with a population of 1,963. There are 896 households in the city with an average household size of 2.19 persons. 34.49% of households in Kingston are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kingston

The median gross income for households in Kingston is $47,153 a year, or $3,929 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,042 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kingston, a household making less than $3,473 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Kingston.

Area Median Income In Kingston

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Kingston, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kitsap County.

In Kingston, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,700

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 Kingston

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 Kingston

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kingston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,500 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kingston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,100 $36,700 $41,300 $45,850 $49,550 $53,200 $56,900 $60,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kingston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$51,350 $58,700 $66,050 $73,350 $79,250 $85,100 $91,000 $96,850