Affordable Housing In Stevens County
Washington

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Stevens County

Colville Park Apartments

1170 S. Elm St.
Colville, Washington
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Chewelah Manor

501 E Main Ave
Chewelah, Washington
Subsidized

Gold Hill Manor

450 E 8th Ave
Kettle Falls, Washington
Subsidized

Hudesman House

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

Colville Meadows

232 Hudesman Ln
Colville, Washington
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Columbia Apartments

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

Central Colville Apartments

630 S Elm St
Colville, Washington

Sunny Acres Senior Housing

401 S 5th St E
Chewelah, Washington

Washington

Wynee and Astor
Colville, Washington

The Falls

550 E 8th Ave
Kettle Falls, Washington
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.

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 Stevens County, Washington

Housing Authority Programs
Rural Resources Community Action Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stevens County, Washington

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 297 affordable apartments for rent in Stevens County, Washington.

Income Based Apartments in Stevens County, Washington

Stevens County features 218 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 79 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 $716 and $875.

2022 Stevens County, 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
Stevens County, Washington Fair Market Rent $544 $606 $795 $1,129 $1,361
Stevens County, Washington Payment Standard Range $490 to $598 $545 to $667 $716 to $875 $1,016 to $1,242 $1,225 to $1,497

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Stevens County, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 297
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 218
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $41,978 ±$1,226
Median Rent $672 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.28% ± 5.17pp
Total Population 43,548

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.

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 $63,600

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 HUD Rental Assistance in Stevens County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Stevens County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,850 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Stevens County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,750 $28,250 $31,800 $35,300 $38,150 $40,950 $43,800 $46,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Stevens County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,550 $45,200 $50,850 $56,500 $61,050 $65,550 $70,100 $74,600

Cities In Stevens County

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