Low Income Apartments In Stevens County
Washington

Low Income Apartments In Stevens County

Colville Park Apartments

1170 S. Elm St.
Colville, WA
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Chewelah Manor

501 E Main Ave
Chewelah, WA
Subsidized

Gold Hill Manor

450 E 8th Ave
Kettle Falls, WA
Subsidized

Hudesman House

256 Hudesman Ln
Colville, WA
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Colville Meadows

232 Hudesman Ln
Colville, WA
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Columbia Apartments

506 S Oak St
Colville, WA
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Central Colville Apartments

630 S Elm St
Colville, WA
HCV Welcome

Sunny Acres Senior Housing

401 S 5th St E
Chewelah, WA

Washington

Wynee & Astor
Colville, WA
HCV Welcome

The Falls

550 E 8th Ave
Kettle Falls, WA
Subsidized

There are 13 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 279 affordable apartments for rent in Stevens County, Washington. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 200 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 45 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Stevens County. There are 79 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Stevens County

Housing Authority Programs
Rural Resources Community Action Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stevens County, Washington

Stevens County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 279
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 200
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Total Population 43,548
Housing Units 17,679
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $41,978 ±$1,226
Median Rent $672 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.28% ± 5.17pp

Population and Household Demographics

Stevens County is a County in Washington with a population of 43,548. There are 17,679 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 24.97% of households in Stevens County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stevens County

The median gross income for households in Stevens County is $41,978 a year, or $3,498 a month. The median rent for the county is $672 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stevens County, a household making less than $2,240 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Stevens County.1

Area Median Income In Stevens 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 Stevens County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,600

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 Stevens 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 Stevens County HUD Rental Assistance in Stevens County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $16,460 $20,780 $25,100 $29,420 $33,740 $38,060 $42,380
50% of Median $22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,500 $35,100 $37,700 $40,300 $42,900
80% of Median $36,400 $41,600 $46,800 $52,000 $56,200 $60,350 $64,500 $68,650
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Stevens County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1991 to 1999, 5 low income apartment communities containing 113 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Stevens County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Stevens County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $39,000 $42,120 $45,240 $48,360 $51,480

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Stevens County is $35,100 a year, or $2,925 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,925 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $878 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $569 $609 $731 $845 $943 $1,040
60% $683 $731 $878 $1,014 $1,131 $1,248
Fair Market Rents in Stevens County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$480 $570 $739 $1,026 $1,049

Cities In Stevens County

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City Listings Served By
Chewelah 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chewelah is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Colville 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colville is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Kettle Falls 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kettle Falls is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Addy 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Addy is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Clayton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clayton is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Loon Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loon Lake is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Marcus 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marcus is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Northport 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northport is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Springdale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springdale is the Rural Resources Community Action.
Valley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley is the Rural Resources Community Action.