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The Vineyard Apartments

825 3rd Street
Mattawa, Washington
3-4 BR

Esperanza II

403 S. Boundary Ave.
Mattawa, Washington
Farm Labor


403 S. Boundary Ave.
Mattawa, Washington
Farm Labor

Priest Rapids Apartments

850 3rd Pl
Mattawa, Washington

Wahluke Slope Apartments

301 Brian Ave
Mattawa, Washington
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There are 131 low-income apartments in Mattawa that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Mattawa where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on September 28th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mattawa, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Grant County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Washington Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mattawa.

Mattawa, Washington Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mattawa, Washington

Mattawa features 0 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 Mattawa, Washington

There are 131 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mattawa.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mattawa, Washington

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mattawa, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $876 and $1,070.

2023 Mattawa, 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
Mattawa, Washington Fair Market Rent $714 $783 $973 $1,383 $1,626
Mattawa, Washington Payment Standard Range $643 to $785 $705 to $861 $876 to $1,070 $1,245 to $1,521 $1,463 to $1,789

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mattawa, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 163
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 75.37%
Average Renter Household Size 5.83
Average Household Size 5.53
Median Household Income $46,017 ±$3,809
Median Rent $683 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.09% ± 8.93pp
Total Population 4,516

Population and Household Demographics

Mattawa is a city in Grant County, Washington with a population of 4,516. There are 816 households in the city with an average household size of 5.53 persons. 75.37% of households in Mattawa are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mattawa

The median gross income for households in Mattawa is $46,017 a year, or $3,835 a month. The median rent for the city is $683 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mattawa, a household making less than $2,277 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Mattawa.

Area Median Income In Mattawa

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 Mattawa, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grant County.

In Mattawa, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,500

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 Mattawa

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 Mattawa

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mattawa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,750 $20,250 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mattawa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,550 $33,750 $37,950 $42,150 $45,550 $48,900 $52,300 $55,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mattawa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,250 $54,000 $60,750 $67,450 $72,850 $78,250 $83,650 $89,050