Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Pend Oreille County, WA

Discover affordable housing in Pend Oreille County 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.

Kaniksu Village

109 E 5th Ave, Metaline Falls, Washington 99153

Willow Glen

1600 W 7th St, Newport, Washington 99156

River Bend Village

1700 W 7th St, Newport, Washington 99156

Pend Oreille West

100 N Spokane Ave, Newport, Washington 99156

Mountain View

401 N Spokane Ave, Newport, Washington 99156

L and S Greenwood Village

427 W Willow St, Newport, Washington 99156

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Pend Oreille County, Washington
$3.32 (+20%) more than Washington minimum wage and $12.35 (+170%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Pend Oreille County, 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) programs for Pend Oreille County, Washington.

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

How many renters live in Pend Oreille County, Washington?

The County of Pend Oreille County has 13,570 people living in 5,737 households.

There are 3,116 renters living in 1,374 renter households in this County. Renters make up 22.96 percent of the population living in Pend Oreille County.

What is the rental market like in Pend Oreille County, Washington?

There are an estimated 7,993 housing units in the Pend Oreille County area. Of these, 1,438 units are rental homes, making up 18 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Pend Oreille County, Washington, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Pend Oreille County?

The rental vacancy rate in Pend Oreille County is 4 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 Pend Oreille County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Pend Oreille County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
76 256 434 415 172
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Pend Oreille County

A large number of apartments in Pend Oreille County 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 Pend Oreille County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 37 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 14 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 Pend Oreille County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $702 to $1,756. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $702
One BR $788
Two BR $1,035
Three BR $1,294
Four BR $1,756
2024 Fair Market Rents in Pend Oreille County, Washington

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Pend Oreille County?

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
Studio 45 59 percent
One BR 165 64 percent
Two BR 223 51 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Pend Oreille County, Washington

How many affordable rental units are in Pend Oreille County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 54
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 22
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 83
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Pend Oreille County, Washington

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

Income Based Apartments in Pend Oreille County, Washington

Pend Oreille County features 105 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 Pend Oreille County, Washington

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pend Oreille County, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pend Oreille County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pend Oreille County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pend Oreille County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $932 and $1,139.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.