Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA)

719 Q Avenue, Anacortes, WA, 98221
(360)293-7831



Skagit County

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About Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA)

In 1968, the City of Anacortes, the Mayor and City Council declared a need for safe, standard, sanitary and affordable housing for the lower income population in the City. This housing was also needed to replace the substandard housing that was located in the urban renewal areas and being torn down.

Under this declaration and the Washington State law, the Housing Authority, as it is today, was formed as a public nonprofit corporation, an entity in itself. The Mayor, in accordance with Washington State Law, appointed the first Board of Commissioners and the official name chosen was the Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes.


Mission Statement

The Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) mission is to provide decent, safe and affordable housing for low-income persons within a financially sound framework and to promote fair housing and the opportunity for very low and low-income families of all races, ethnicities, national origins, religions, ethnic backgrounds and with all types of disabilities to participate in housing. Our goal is to provide a living environment that enables residents to live with dignity. We strive to maintain a high level of standards and professionalism in day to day management of all program components.

Program Summary for Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA)

Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) 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 the City of Anacortes (AHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) currently has Low-Rent as its program type. Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) is located at 719 Q Avenue, Anacortes, WA, 98221 and serves the city of Anacortes. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) at, (360)293-7831 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher N/A
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Skagit 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 Skagit County, WA:

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
  • $22,700
  • $25,950
  • $29,200
  • $32,400
  • $35,000
  • $37,600
  • $40,200
  • $42,800
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $13,650
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $36,300
  • $41,500
  • $46,700
  • $51,850
  • $56,000
  • $60,150
  • $64,300
  • $68,450

2017 Fair Market Rents for Skagit 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 Skagit County, WA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$663 $728 $958 $1338 $1532



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Housing Authority of Skagit County Housing Authority of Skagit County Burlington WA 59 N/A Open 13.69 Miles Contact
Whatcom County Housing Authority Whatcom County Housing Authority Bellingham WA N/A N/A Open 17.48 Miles Contact
Bellingham Housing Authority Bellingham Housing Authority Bellingham WA 815 N/A Open 17.48 Miles Contact
Sedro Woolley Housing Authority (SWHA) Sedro Woolley Housing Authority (SWHA) Sedro Woolley WA N/A N/A Open 17.58 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Island County Housing Authority of Island County Coupeville WA 20 N/A Closed 20.9 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Jefferson County (HAJC) Housing Authority of Jefferson County (HAJC) Port Townsend WA N/A N/A Open 27.32 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) Program Type:
  • Low Rent Units
112
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Skagit County Quick Facts

Population: 120,365
Persons Per Household: 2.56
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 16.6%
Homeownership Rate: 67.6%
Housing Units: 51,533
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,065
Median Household Income: $55,925