Affordable Housing In Rocky Point
Kitsap County, Washington

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Rocky Point, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Rocky Point, Washington

Housing Authority Programs
Bremerton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Kitsap Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rocky Point, Washington

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Rocky Point, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Rocky Point, Washington

Rocky Point 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 Rocky Point, Washington

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rocky Point, Washington

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rocky Point, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,355 and $1,656.

2022 Rocky Point, 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
Rocky Point, Washington Fair Market Rent $1,001 $1,166 $1,505 $2,076 $2,481
Rocky Point, Washington Payment Standard Range $901 to $1,101 $1,049 to $1,283 $1,355 to $1,656 $1,868 to $2,284 $2,233 to $2,729

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rocky Point, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.12
Median Household Income $44,706 ±$14,855
Median Rent $917 ±$140
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.29% ± 19.07pp
Total Population 1,592

Population and Household Demographics

Rocky Point is a city in Kitsap County, Washington with a population of 1,592. There are 752 households in the city with an average household size of 2.12 persons. 25.53% of households in Rocky Point are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rocky Point

The median gross income for households in Rocky Point is $44,706 a year, or $3,726 a month. The median rent for the city is $917 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rocky Point, a household making less than $3,057 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Rocky Point.

Area Median Income In Rocky Point

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 Rocky Point, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kitsap County.

In Rocky Point, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,100

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 Rocky Point

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 Rocky Point

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rocky Point AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rocky Point AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rocky Point AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,750 $60,250 $67,800 $75,300 $81,350 $87,350 $93,400 $99,400