Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Mattawa, WA

Discover affordable housing in Mattawa where there are 6+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

The Vineyard Apartments

825 3rd Street, Mattawa, Washington 99349

Priest Rapids Apartments

850 3rd Pl, Mattawa, Washington 99349

Wahluke Slope Apartments

301 Brian Ave, Mattawa, Washington 99349

Esperanza II

403 S. Boundary Ave., Mattawa, Washington


403 S. Boundary Ave., Mattawa, Washington

Villa Santa Maria - Mattawa

55 2nd St, Mattawa, Washington 99349

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Mattawa, Washington
$4.70 (+29%) more than Washington minimum wage and $13.73 (+189%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Mattawa, Washington.

Go to the Washington Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mattawa.

How many renters live in Mattawa, Washington?

The City of Mattawa has 3,506 people living in 892 households.

There are 2,217 renters living in 616 renter households in this City. Renters make up 63.23 percent of the population living in Mattawa.

What is the rental market like in Mattawa, Washington?

There are an estimated 963 housing units in the Mattawa area. Of these, 637 units are rental homes, making up 66 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Mattawa, Washington, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Mattawa?

The rental vacancy rate in Mattawa is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Mattawa for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Mattawa
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 78 195 306 37
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Mattawa

A large number of apartments in Mattawa have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Mattawa are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 50 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 26 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Mattawa

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $876 to $1,880. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $876
One BR $881
Two BR $1,108
Three BR $1,561
Four BR $1,880
2024 Fair Market Rents in Mattawa, Washington

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Mattawa?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 60 77 percent
Two BR 132 68 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Mattawa, Washington

How many affordable rental units are in Mattawa?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Mattawa, Washington including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 165
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Mattawa, Washington

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Mattawa, Washington

Mattawa features 32 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 133 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 $997 and $1,219.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.