Affordable Housing In Kitsap County
Washington

64 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kitsap County

Island Terrace Apartments

821 High School Rd NE
Bainbridge Island, Washington

Tamarack Apartments

3511 Almira Dr
Bremerton, Washington
Subsidized

Firs, The

183 Russell Rd
Bremerton, Washington
Subsidized

Cedar Heights Apartments

333 Lippert Dr W
Port Orchard, Washington
Subsidized

Winslow Arms Apartments

220 Parfitt Way SW
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Subsidized

Pinewood Manor

280 Sylvan Way
Bremerton, Washington
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Winton Woods

20043 Winton Ln NW
Poulsbo, Washington
Subsidized

Kitsap Peninsula

902 Harrison Ave
Port Orchard, Washington
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Olympic Pointe Apartments

3100 Orlando St
Port Orchard, Washington

Marion Court Apartments

3500 Marion Ct
Bremerton, Washington
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Kitsap 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Kitsap County, Washington

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 Kitsap County, Washington

There are 64 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,783 affordable apartments for rent in Kitsap County, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Kitsap County, Washington

Kitsap County features 1,075 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 Kitsap County, Washington

There are 2,551 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kitsap County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kitsap County, Washington

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kitsap County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,355 and $1,656.

2022 Kitsap 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
Kitsap County, Washington Fair Market Rent $1,001 $1,166 $1,505 $2,076 $2,481
Kitsap County, Washington Payment Standard Range $901 to $1,101 $1,049 to $1,283 $1,355 to $1,656 $1,868 to $2,284 $2,233 to $2,729

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kitsap County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 64
Total Low Income Apartments 3,783
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,075
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $62,941 ±$1,072
Median Rent $1,042 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.39% ± 2.37pp
Total Population 255,441

Population and Household Demographics

Kitsap County is a county in Washington with a population of 255,441. There are 97,739 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 32.81% of households in Kitsap County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kitsap County

The median gross income for households in Kitsap County is $62,941 a year, or $5,245 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,042 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kitsap County, a household making less than $3,473 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.39% of households who rent are overburdened in Kitsap County.

Area Median Income In Kitsap 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 Kitsap County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,100

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 Kitsap 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 Kitsap County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kitsap County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kitsap County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kitsap County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,750 $60,250 $67,800 $75,300 $81,350 $87,350 $93,400 $99,400

Cities In Kitsap County

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City Served By
Bainbridge Is The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bainbridge Is are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Bainbridge Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bainbridge Island are the Housing Kitsap and Bremerton Housing Authority.
Bangor Base The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bangor Base are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Bethel The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bethel are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Bremerton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bremerton are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Burley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Burley are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Chico The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chico are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
East Port Orchard The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve East Port Orchard are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Enetai The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Enetai are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Erlands Point Kitsap Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Erlands Point Kitsap Lake are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Erlands Point-Kitsap Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Erlands Point-Kitsap Lake are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Gorst The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gorst are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Hansville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hansville are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Indianola The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Indianola are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Keyport The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Keyport are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Kingston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kingston are the Housing Kitsap and Bremerton Housing Authority.
Lofall The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lofall are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Manchester The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Manchester are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Navy Yard City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Navy Yard City are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Parkwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Parkwood are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Port Gamble Tribal Comunity The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Port Gamble Tribal Comunity are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Port Orchard The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Port Orchard are the Housing Kitsap and Bremerton Housing Authority.
Poulsbo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Poulsbo are the Housing Kitsap and Bremerton Housing Authority.
Rocky Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rocky Point are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Seabeck The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Seabeck are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Silverdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Silverdale are the Housing Kitsap and Bremerton Housing Authority.
Southworth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Southworth are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Suquamish The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Suquamish are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.
Tracyton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tracyton are the Bremerton Housing Authority and Housing Kitsap.