Affordable Housing In Omak
Okanogan County, Washington

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Omak

North Valley I Apartments

572 N. Pine St.
Omak, Washington
$479-558
1-3 BR
Subsidized

North Valley II Apartments

700 Elderberry Ave
Omak, Washington
$557-627
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Vistaview Apartments

715 E. Jasmine Street
Omak, Washington
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Omak Park Apartments

122 N. Juniper
Omak, Washington
Call For Rent
1 BR

East Village Apartments

900 Apple Lane
Omak, Washington

Omak Stampede Apartments

300 Ferry St
Omak, Washington
Subsidized

Pine Meadows Senior Housing

Pine St Just North of Riverside
Omak, Washington
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Morningside

703 Quince Street
Omak, Washington
Subsidized

Omak - Pioneer Gardens

114 N Juniper St
Omak, Washington
Subsidized

Pioneer Lane

806 Shumway Rd
Omak, Washington
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Omak

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Okanogan County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Omak, Washington

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 198 affordable apartments for rent in Omak, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Omak, Washington

Omak features 158 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 Omak, Washington

There are 26 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Omak.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Omak, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Omak landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Omak.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Omak, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $736 and $900.

2021 Omak, 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
Omak, Washington Fair Market Rent $540 $660 $818 $1,162 $1,410
Omak, Washington Payment Standard Range $486 to $594 $594 to $726 $736 to $900 $1,046 to $1,278 $1,269 to $1,551

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Omak, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 198
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 158
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $32,044 ±$15,667
Median Rent $650 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.92% ± 15.07pp
Total Population 4,812

Population and Household Demographics

Omak is a city in Okanogan County, Washington with a population of 4,812. There are 1,867 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 53.94% of households in Omak are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Omak

The median gross income for households in Omak is $32,044 a year, or $2,670 a month. The median rent for the city is $650 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Omak, a household making less than $2,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Omak.

Area Median Income In Omak

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 Omak, the AMI is calculated from all households within Okanogan County.

In Omak, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,200

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 Omak

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 Omak

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Omak AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,850 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Omak AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,750 $28,250 $31,800 $35,300 $38,150 $40,950 $43,800 $46,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Omak AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,550 $45,200 $50,850 $56,500 $61,050 $65,550 $70,100 $74,600