Affordable Housing In Morton
King County, Washington

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Morton

Tilton River Court

302 1st St
Morton, WA
Subsidized
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Morton, Washington

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 14 affordable apartments for rent in Morton, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Morton, Washington

Morton features 14 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 Morton, Washington

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morton, Washington

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Morton, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,889 and $2,309.

2020 Morton, 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 $1,627 $1,741 $2,099 $2,993 $3,524
Payment Standard Range $1,464 to $1,790 $1,567 to $1,915 $1,889 to $2,309 $2,694 to $3,292 $3,172 to $3,876

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Morton, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 14
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 14
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 10.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $91,875 ±$7,888
Median Rent $1,224 ±$149
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.52% ± 21.26pp
Total Population 9,921

Population and Household Demographics

Morton is a City in King County, Washington with a population of 9,921. There are 3,783 households in the city with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 10.79% of households in Morton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morton

The median gross income for households in Morton is $91,875 a year, or $7,656 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,224 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morton, a household making less than $4,080 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Morton.1

Area Median Income In Morton

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 Morton, the AMI is calculated from all households within King County.

In Morton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $108,600

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 Morton

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 Morton HUD Rental Assistance in Morton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $23,250 $26,600 $29,900 $33,200 $35,900 $38,550 $41,200 $43,850
50% of Median $38,750 $44,300 $49,850 $55,350 $59,800 $64,250 $68,650 $73,100
80% of Median $61,800 $70,600 $79,450 $88,250 $95,350 $102,400 $109,450 $116,500