As of late 2018, the waitlist was closed and they had no vouchers available. There also does not appear to have a specific date set for an opening, as the waitlist is lengthy. In Kitsap County, the Housing Solution Center may have some help available, their phone number is 360-377-0053. You may also contact another Housing Authority, Housing Kitsap, their phone number is 360-535-6100, as they may have a Public Housing Waitlist open.
Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 295 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) administered a total of 1,798 Section 8 Vouchers. Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) is located at 4040 Wheaton Way, Suite 204, Bremerton, WA, 98310 and serves the city of Bremerton. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) at, (360)479-3694 for more information about coverage area and program availability.
|Size of Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) compared nationally||Large|
|Total Numbers of Communities||8|
|Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher||1,798|
|Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units||295|
|Waiting list for the Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) is currently||Open|
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 Kitsap 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 Kitsap County, WA:
|Agency Name||City||State||Section 8 Voucher||Housing Units||Status||Distance|
|Housing Kitsap||Bremerton||WA||374||136||Open||2.37 Miles||Contact|
|Seattle Housing Authority||Seattle||WA||10,287||7,037||Open||12.77 Miles||Contact|
|King County Housing Authority (KCHA)||Seattle||WA||9,167||2,397||Open||20.77 Miles||Contact|
|Renton Housing Authority (RHA)||Renton||WA||415||222||Open||22.13 Miles||Contact|
|Tacoma Housing Authority (THA)||Tacoma||WA||4,114||886||Open||25.37 Miles||Contact|
|Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASCO)||Everett||WA||3,398||210||Open||26.74 Miles||Contact|