Affordable Housing In Moses Lake
Grant County, Washington

Affordable Housing programs support 311 income based apartments in Moses Lake where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 354 affordable apartments in Moses Lake that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Moses Lake, Washington

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Moses Lake. Go to the Washington Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Moses Lake.

Pelican Place Apartments

211 E 7th
Moses Lake, Washington
$670-900
1-3 BR
Affordable

Moses Lake Estates

845 E Hill Ave
Moses Lake, Washington
Income Based
1-4 BR
Rent Assisted

Chaparral I & II Apartments

1422 E Craig Blvd
Moses Lake, Washington
$510-1,262
2-4 BR
Affordable

Capehart - Wherry Apartments

1407 Arnold Dr
Moses Lake, Washington
$296-650
2-4 BR
Rent Assisted

Chestnut Grove

610 Chestnut Street
Moses Lake, Washington
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Pioneer Village Retirement Community

816 Sharon Ave E
Moses Lake, Washington
$896-1,075
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

Pershing Apartments

1243 Adair St
Moses Lake, Washington
1 BR
Affordable

Lakeland Pointe Apartments

825 N Evelyn Drive #200
Moses Lake, Washington
Affordable

Moses Lake Meadows Apartments

1501 Monroe Street
Moses Lake, Washington
Affordable

Lakeview Manor

423 S Beech St
Moses Lake, Washington
Rent Assisted
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Moses Lake, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

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 Moses Lake.

Moses Lake, Washington Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Moses Lake, Washington

Moses Lake features 311 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 Moses Lake, Washington

There are 354 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Moses Lake.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Moses Lake, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Moses Lake landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Moses Lake.

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

2023 Moses Lake, 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
Moses Lake, Washington Fair Market Rent $714 $783 $973 $1,383 $1,626
Moses Lake, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Moses Lake, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 665
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 311
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.59%
Average Renter Household Size 2.58
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $48,174 ±$3,856
Median Rent $810 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.82% ± 8.03pp
Total Population 21,579

Population and Household Demographics

Moses Lake is a city in Grant County, Washington with a population of 21,579. There are 7,847 households in the city with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 46.59% of households in Moses Lake are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Moses Lake

The median gross income for households in Moses Lake is $48,174 a year, or $4,015 a month. The median rent for the city is $810 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Moses Lake, a household making less than $2,700 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Moses Lake.

Area Median Income In Moses Lake

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

In Moses Lake, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,900

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 Moses Lake

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 Moses Lake

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Moses Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,750 $19,150 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Moses Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,900 $31,850 $35,850 $39,800 $43,000 $46,200 $49,400 $52,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Moses Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,600 $51,000 $57,350 $63,700 $68,800 $73,900 $79,000 $84,100