Affordable Housing In Skagit County
Washington

42 Low Income Apartment Communities In Skagit County

Harborview Anacortes Apartments

1110 27th Court
Anacortes, Washington
$594-851
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Harbor Villa Apartments

401 E. State St.
La Conner, Washington
$720-780
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Sedro Villa Apartments

829 Reed St
Sedro-woolley, Washington
$638-720
1-2 BR

Murdock Court Apartments

123 North Murdock Street
Sedro-woolley, Washington
$620-775
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Alpine Ridge Apartments

401 N 17th Street
Mount Vernon, Washington
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Kulshan Residences

2323 Kulshan View Dr
Mount Vernon, Washington
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Olympic Apartments

1315 N 18th St
Mount Vernon, Washington
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Ridgeview Terrace Apts

1500, 1530, 1600 William Way
Mount Vernon, Washington
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Skagit Village Apartments

2107 N Laventure Rd
Mount Vernon, Washington
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Fircrest Apartments

1826 E Belair Dr
Mount Vernon, Washington
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Skagit County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Skagit County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Other Housing Authorities located in Skagit County

Housing Authority Programs
Anacortes Housing Authority Public Housing
HA City of Sedro Woolley Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Skagit County, Washington

There are 42 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,264 affordable apartments for rent in Skagit County, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Skagit County, Washington

Skagit County features 820 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 Skagit County, Washington

There are 1,397 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Skagit County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Skagit County, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Skagit County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Skagit County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Skagit County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 42
Total Low Income Apartments 2,264
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 820
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $54,129 ±$1,535
Median Rent $954 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.98% ± 3.08pp
Total Population 119,343

Population and Household Demographics

Skagit County is a County in Washington with a population of 119,343. There are 45,841 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 33.23% of households in Skagit County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Skagit County

The median gross income for households in Skagit County is $54,129 a year, or $4,511 a month. The median rent for the county is $954 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Skagit County, a household making less than $3,180 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Skagit County.1

Area Median Income In Skagit 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 Skagit County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,100

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 Skagit 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 Skagit County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,000 $18,250 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
80% of Median $42,600 $48,650 $54,750 $60,800 $65,700 $70,550 $75,400 $80,300

Cities In Skagit County

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City Listings Served By
Mount Vernon 19 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Vernon is the Housing Authority of Skagit County.
Burlington 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burlington is the Housing Authority of Skagit County.
Anacortes 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Anacortes are the Anacortes Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Skagit County.
La Conner 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Conner is the Housing Authority of Skagit County.
Concrete 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Concrete is the Housing Authority of Skagit County.
Sedro-Woolley 6
Alger 0
Bay View 0
Big Lake 0
Clear Lake 0
Conway 0
Edison 0
Hamilton 0
Lake Cavanaugh 0
Lake McMurray 0
Lyman 0
Marblemount 0
Rockport 0