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

Discover affordable housing in Skagit County where there are 45+ 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.

Harbor Villa Apartments

401 E. State St., La Conner, Washington 98257

bed 1-2
payment $720-780/mo.

Sedro Villa Apartments

829 Reed St, Sedro-Woolley, Washington 98284

bed 1-2

Murdock Court Apartments

123 North Murdock Street, Sedro-Woolley, Washington 98284

bed 1-3

Harborview Apartments

1110 27th Court, Anacortes, Washington 98221

bed 1-3

Fircrest Apartments

1826 E Belair Dr, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

bed 1-2

Kulshan Residences

2315 Kulshan View Dr, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

bed 1-3
payment $710-977/mo.

Alpine Ridge Apartments

401 N 17th Street, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

bed 1-2

Ridgeview Terrace

1500 William Way, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

bed 1-2

Skagit Village Apartments

2107 N Laventure Rd, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

bed 1-4

Olympic Apartments

1315 N 18th St, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

bed 1-3

Logan Park Apartments

701 Sapp Road, Sedro-woolley, Washington 98284

bed 2-3

Woodgate Apartments

308 Woodgate Pl, Burlington, Washington 98233

bed 1

LaVenture Village

422 N LaVenture Rd, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

bed 1-3

Bayside Apartments

1106 24th St, Anacortes, Washington 98221

bed 2

Raspberry Ridge

20340 Sanchez Ln, Burlington, Washington 98233

Evergreen Manor

7649 S Rietze Ave, Concrete, Washington 98237

Anacortes Manor

1110 24th St, Anacortes, Washington 98221

Mount Vernon Manor

2405 Austin Ln, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

Bayview Apartments

808 29th St, Anacortes, Washington 98221

Milwaukee Park Apartments

209 Milwaukee St, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

bed Studio
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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Skagit County, Washington

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Skagit County, Washington
$15.10 (+93%) more than Washington minimum wage and $24.13 (+333%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Skagit 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 Skagit County, Washington.

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

How many renters live in Skagit County, Washington?

The County of Skagit County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 25.78 percent of the population living in Skagit County.

What is the rental market like in Skagit County, Washington?

There are an estimated housing units in the Skagit County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Skagit County, Washington, there are 1.1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Skagit County?

The rental vacancy rate in Skagit County is 1 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 Skagit County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Skagit County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
975 3,273 5,404 4,495 797
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Skagit County

A large number of apartments in Skagit County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Skagit County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,123 to $2,590. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,123
One BR $1,279
Two BR $1,657
Three BR $2,335
Four BR $2,590
2024 Fair Market Rents in Skagit County, Washington

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Skagit 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 607 62 percent
One BR 2,147 66 percent
Two BR 3,478 64 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Skagit County, Washington

How many affordable rental units are in Skagit County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
USDA Section 514 Farm Labor Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Skagit County, Washington

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

Income Based Apartments in Skagit County, Washington

Skagit County features 928 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 1,085 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.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Skagit County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,491 and $1,823.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.