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Affordable Housing In Pacific County

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pacific County

Driftwood Point Apartments

100 10th Street North
Long Beach, Washington
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Pacific County, Washington

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 27 affordable apartments for rent in Pacific County, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Pacific County, Washington

Pacific County 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 Pacific County, Washington

There are 27 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pacific County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pacific County, Washington

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pacific County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $818 and $1,000.

2020 Pacific County, 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 $592 $690 $909 $1,222 $1,243
Payment Standard Range $533 to $651 $621 to $759 $818 to $1,000 $1,100 to $1,344 $1,119 to $1,367

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pacific County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 27
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.37
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $37,684 ±$2,868
Median Rent $703 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.1% ± 6.01pp
Total Population 20,645

Population and Household Demographics

Pacific County is a county in Washington with a population of 20,645. There are 9,100 households in the county with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 27.76% of households in Pacific County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pacific County

The median gross income for households in Pacific County is $37,684 a year, or $3,140 a month. The median rent for the county is $703 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pacific County, a household making less than $2,343 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Pacific County.

Area Median Income In Pacific County

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.

In Pacific County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,600

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 Pacific County

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 Pacific County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,600 $26,950 $30,300 $33,650 $36,350 $39,050 $41,750 $44,450
80% of Median $37,700 $43,100 $48,500 $53,850 $58,200 $62,500 $66,800 $71,100

Cities In Pacific County

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Long Beach
South Bend