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

Discover affordable housing in Stevens County where there are 14+ 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.

Colville Park Apartments

1170 S. Elm St., Colville, Washington 99114

Hudesman House

256 Hudesman Ln, Colville, Washington 99114

Colville Meadows

232 Hudesman Ln, Colville, Washington 99114

Chewelah Manor

501 E Main Ave, Chewelah, Washington 99109

Gold Hill Manor

450 E 8th Ave, Kettle Falls, Washington 99141

Columbia Apartments

506 S Oak St, Colville, Washington 99114

L and S Chewelah Meadows

420 S 5th St E, Chewelah, Washington 99109

Sunny Acres Senior Housing

401 S 5th St E, Chewelah, Washington 99109

Woodhaven

465 West 6th Avenue, Kettle Falls, Washington

The Falls

550 E 8th Ave, Kettle Falls, Washington 99141

L and S Cedar Center

402 S 5th St E, Chewelah, Washington 99109

Central Colville Apartments

630 S Elm St, Colville, Washington 99114

The Highlands

542 S Summit St, Colville, Washington 99114

Washington

Wynee and Astor, Colville, Washington 0

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Stevens County, Washington
$18.14/hour
$1.86 (+11%) more than Washington minimum wage and $10.89 (+150%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Stevens 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 Stevens County, Washington.

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

How many renters live in Stevens County, Washington?

The County of Stevens County has 46,774 people living in 18,471 households.

There are 9,500 renters living in 3,745 renter households in this County. Renters make up 20.31 percent of the population living in Stevens County.

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

There are an estimated 22,312 housing units in the Stevens County area. Of these, 3,854 units are rental homes, making up 17 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Stevens County, Washington, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Stevens County?

The rental vacancy rate in Stevens County is 2 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 Stevens County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Stevens County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
203 648 1,228 1,310 294
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Stevens County

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

How many renter households in Stevens County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 37 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 14 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Stevens County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $751 to $1,626. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $751
One BR $756
Two BR $958
Three BR $1,350
Four BR $1,626
2024 Fair Market Rents in Stevens County, Washington

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Stevens 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 69 34 percent
One BR 392 60 percent
Two BR 807 66 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Stevens County, Washington

How many affordable rental units are in Stevens County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 243
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 56
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 13
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 14
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 181
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Stevens County, Washington

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

Income Based Apartments in Stevens County, Washington

Stevens County features 267 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 Stevens County, Washington

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stevens County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stevens County, Washington

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Stevens County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Stevens County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Stevens County, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $862 and $1,054.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.