Affordable Housing In Royal City
Grant County, Washington

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Royal City

Jardin De Rosas

400 Juniper Cir
Royal City, Washington

Royal City Family Housing

440 Cherry St NE
Royal City, Washington

Royal Crest

502 Ahlers Ave NE
Royal City, Washington

Frenchman Hill Apartments

590 Beach Ave NE
Royal City, Washington
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Royal City, 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 Royal City, Washington

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Grant County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Royal City, Washington

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 122 affordable apartments for rent in Royal City, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Royal City, Washington

Royal City features 20 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 Royal City, Washington

There are 102 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Royal City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Royal City, Washington

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Royal City, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $788 and $964.

2022 Royal City, 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
Royal City, Washington Fair Market Rent $597 $701 $876 $1,244 $1,424
Royal City, Washington Payment Standard Range $537 to $657 $631 to $771 $788 to $964 $1,120 to $1,368 $1,282 to $1,566

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Royal City, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 122
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 62.36%
Average Renter Household Size 3.94
Average Household Size 3.71
Median Household Income $30,492 ±$4,515
Median Rent $571 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.68% ± 14.54pp
Total Population 1,695

Population and Household Demographics

Royal City is a city in Grant County, Washington with a population of 1,695. There are 457 households in the city with an average household size of 3.71 persons. 62.36% of households in Royal City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Royal City

The median gross income for households in Royal City is $30,492 a year, or $2,541 a month. The median rent for the city is $571 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Royal City, a household making less than $1,903 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Royal City.

Area Median Income In Royal City

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 Royal City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grant County.

In Royal City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,900

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 Royal City

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 Royal City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Royal City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,750 $19,150 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Royal City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,900 $31,850 $35,850 $39,800 $43,000 $46,200 $49,400 $52,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Royal City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,600 $51,000 $57,350 $63,700 $68,800 $73,900 $79,000 $84,100