Housing Authority of Mason County

807 Railroad Avenue, Shelton, WA, 98584
(360)479-3694
Website: N/A
Wait List Status
Open


Program Summary for Housing Authority of Mason County

Housing Authority of Mason County is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Housing Authority of Mason County manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Housing Authority of Mason County administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Housing Authority of Mason County currently has as its program type. Housing Authority of Mason County is located at 807 Railroad Avenue, Shelton, WA, 98584 and serves the city of Shelton. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Housing Authority of Mason County at, (360)479-3694 for more information about coverage area and program availability.



About Housing Authority of Mason County

The Housing Authority of Mason County was established in 1972 by the Mason County Commissioners as authorized by RCW 35.82. It has been administered by the Housing Authority of the City of Bremerton since 1978 although Mason County does have its own Housing Authority Board of Commissioners consisting of five members. The Housing Authority operates various subsidized housing programs and owns and operates housing units for low-income families and elderly persons.

Current Status
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Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Housing Authority of Mason County is currently Open


2016 Income Limits for Mason County, WA

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Mason County, WA:

Median Income
$59,200
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $20,750
  • $23,700
  • $26,650
  • $29,600
  • $32,000
  • $34,350
  • $36,750
  • $39,100
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $12,450
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $39,100
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $33,150
  • $37,900
  • $42,650
  • $47,350
  • $51,150
  • $54,950
  • $58,750
  • $62,550

2017 Fair Market Rents for Mason County, WA

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Mason County, WA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$607 $720 $957 $1266 $1319



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Housing Authority of Thurston County Housing Authority of Thurston County Olympia WA 2,089 N/A Open 16 Miles Contact
Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) Tacoma WA 4,114 886 Open 30.86 Miles Contact
Pierce County Housing Authority (PCHA) Pierce County Housing Authority (PCHA) Tacoma WA 2,784 127 Open 31.68 Miles Contact
Housing Kitsap Housing Kitsap Bremerton WA 374 136 Open 33.28 Miles Contact
Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) Bremerton WA 1,798 295 Open 35 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Grays Harbor Housing Authority of Grays Harbor Aberdeen WA N/A N/A Open 36.9 Miles Contact

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Mason County Quick Facts

Population: 60,711
Persons Per Household: 2.53
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 5.2%
Homeownership Rate: 77.9%
Housing Units: 32,430
Yearly Income Per Person: $23,542
Median Household Income: $48,755