Affordable Housing In Wilderness Rim
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Wilderness Rim, 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 Wilderness Rim, Washington
|King County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Wilderness Rim, Washington
There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Wilderness Rim, Washington.
Income Based Apartments in Wilderness Rim, Washington
Wilderness Rim features 0 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 Wilderness Rim, Washington
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wilderness Rim.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Wilderness Rim, Washington
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wilderness Rim landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Wilderness Rim.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wilderness Rim, Washington for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,979 and $2,419.
2023 Wilderness Rim, 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|
|Wilderness Rim, Washington Fair Market Rent||$1,829||$1,881||$2,199||$2,953||$3,446|
|Wilderness Rim, Washington Payment Standard Range||$1,646 to $2,012||$1,693 to $2,069||$1,979 to $2,419||$2,658 to $3,248||$3,101 to $3,791|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Wilderness Rim, WA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||0|
|Total Low Income Apartments||0|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||0|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||7.63%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.76|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Median Household Income||$96,750 ±$10,442|
|Median Rent||$1,911 ±$310|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||26.09% ± 55.11pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Wilderness Rim is a city in King County, Washington with a population of 1,476. There are 603 households in the city with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 7.63% of households in Wilderness Rim are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Wilderness Rim
The median gross income for households in Wilderness Rim is $96,750 a year, or $8,063 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,911 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wilderness Rim, a household making less than $6,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Wilderness Rim.
Area Median Income In Wilderness Rim
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.
HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Wilderness Rim, the AMI is calculated from all households within King County.
In Wilderness Rim, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $134,600
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 Wilderness Rim
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 Wilderness Rim
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wilderness Rim AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wilderness Rim AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wilderness Rim AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.