Washington County Housing Authority

100 Crumrine Tower Franklin St., Washington, PA, 15301
(724) 228-6060



Armstrong County

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About Washington County Housing Authority

The Washington County Housing Authority is the provider for Washington County for all Public Housing. Public Housing consists of Rent Assisted Communities located throughout the County that were constructed to meet the rental needs of low-income citizens. The goal is to provide housing that is decent, safe, and sanitary. To meet the goal, the Housing Authority carefully selects Residents using criteria established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and executes a Lease with Residents in accordance with HUD Guidelines. Properties are inspected at least annually, and repairs and upgrades are made to keep the properties in good condition.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Washington County Housing Authority is to develop, manage, and administer quality housing for low and moderate-income persons and to promote economic growth and quality living environments in our communities. We strive to pursue this mission within the context of limited government resources by providing assistance to our clients (residents) that results in (1) leveraging HUD resources with those of the private sector and other public agencies, (2) efficient program administration, and (3) creative approaches to problem solving.

Program Summary for Washington County Housing Authority

Washington County Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Washington County Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 909 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Washington County Housing Authority administered a total of 1,007 Section 8 Vouchers. Washington County Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Washington County Housing Authority is located at 100 Crumrine Tower Franklin St., Washington, PA, 15301 and serves the city of Washington. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Washington County Housing Authority at, (724) 228-6060 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Washington County Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 5
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 1,007
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 909
Waiting list for the Washington County Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Washington County, PA

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 Washington County, PA:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $24,950
  • $28,500
  • $32,050
  • $35,600
  • $38,450
  • $41,300
  • $44,150
  • $47,000
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,950
  • $17,100
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $39,900
  • $45,600
  • $51,300
  • $56,950
  • $61,550
  • $66,100
  • $70,650
  • $75,200

2017 Fair Market Rents for Washington County, PA

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 Washington County, PA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$566 $657 $822 $1028 $1133



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Greene County Housing Authority Greene County Housing Authority Waynesburg PA N/A N/A Open 18.61 Miles Contact
Wheeling Housing Authority (WHA) Wheeling Housing Authority (WHA) Wheeling WV 447 644 Open 23.14 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) Pittsburgh PA 7,150 4,499 Open 23.31 Miles Contact
Allegheny County Housing Authority (ACHA) Allegheny County Housing Authority (ACHA) Pittsburgh PA 5,864 3,426 Open 23.45 Miles Contact
Jefferson MHA Jefferson MHA Steubenville OH 2,335 N/A Open 23.91 Miles Contact
Weirton Housing Authority Weirton Housing Authority Weirton WV 50 386 Open 24.11 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Washington County Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
913
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Washington County Quick Facts

Population: 208,187
Persons Per Household: 2.41
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 14.3%
Homeownership Rate: 76.1%
Housing Units: 93,354
Yearly Income Per Person: $28,433
Median Household Income: $53,693