Affordable Housing In Republic
Ferry County, Washington

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Republic

Republic Gardens

627 S Madison Ave
Republic, Washington
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Frontier Springs

11 Northstar Ln
Republic, Washington
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Republic

Housing Authority Programs
Ferry County Joint Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Rural Resources Community Action Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Republic, Washington

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 31 affordable apartments for rent in Republic, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Republic, Washington

Republic features 17 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 Republic, Washington

There are 14 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Republic.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Republic, Washington

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Republic, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $738 and $902.

2020 Republic, 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 $534 $623 $820 $1,139 $1,143
Payment Standard Range $481 to $587 $561 to $685 $738 to $902 $1,025 to $1,253 $1,029 to $1,257

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Republic, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 31
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 17
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 57.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.12
Median Household Income $26,136 ±$8,432
Median Rent $542 ±$190
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.38% ± 13.67pp
Total Population 1,154

Population and Household Demographics

Republic is a City in Ferry County, Washington with a population of 1,154. There are 504 households in the city with an average household size of 2.12 persons. 57.14% of households in Republic are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Republic

The median gross income for households in Republic is $26,136 a year, or $2,178 a month. The median rent for the city is $542 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Republic, a household making less than $1,807 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Republic.1

Area Median Income In Republic

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 Republic, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ferry County.

In Republic, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,500

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 Republic

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 Republic

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,550 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,450
50% of Median $22,550 $25,750 $28,950 $32,150 $34,750 $37,300 $39,900 $42,450
80% of Median $36,050 $41,200 $46,350 $51,450 $55,600 $59,700 $63,800 $67,950