Affordable Housing In Lincoln County
Washington

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lincoln County

Cottonwood Springs I

516 Ross Street
Davenport, WA
$518
1 BR
Subsidized

Cottonwood Springs II

420 Ross Street
Davenport, WA
$465-515
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Hillcrest Village

501 NW Armstrong St
Wilbur, WA
Subsidized

Butte View

254 NE E St
Creston, WA
Subsidized

Landmark

401 W Glover St
Harrington, WA
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Housing Authorities that serve Lincoln County

Housing Authority Programs
Rural Resources Community Action Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lincoln County, Washington

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 77 affordable apartments for rent in Lincoln County, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln County, Washington

Lincoln County features 61 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 Lincoln County, Washington

There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lincoln County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln County, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lincoln County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Lincoln County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lincoln County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $653 and $799.

2020 Lincoln 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
Fair Market Rent $473 $551 $726 $1,020 $1,210
Payment Standard Range $426 to $520 $496 to $606 $653 to $799 $918 to $1,122 $1,089 to $1,331

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lincoln County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 77
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 61
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.03%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $46,069 ±$1,791
Median Rent $644 ±$65
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.07% ± 6.96pp
Total Population 10,363

Population and Household Demographics

Lincoln County is a County in Washington with a population of 10,363. There are 4,370 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 21.03% of households in Lincoln County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lincoln County

The median gross income for households in Lincoln County is $46,069 a year, or $3,839 a month. The median rent for the county is $644 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lincoln County, a household making less than $2,147 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Lincoln County.1

Area Median Income In Lincoln 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 Lincoln County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,700

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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln County HUD Rental Assistance in Lincoln 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

Cities In Lincoln County

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City Listings Served By
Wilbur 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilbur is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Davenport 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Davenport is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Creston 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Creston is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Harrington 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrington is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Almira 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Almira is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Odessa 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Odessa is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Reardan 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reardan is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Sprague 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sprague is the Rural Resources Community Action.