Housing Authority of Skagit County

1650 Port Drive, Burlington, WA, 98233
(360)428-1959



Skagit County

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About Housing Authority of Skagit County

The Housing Authority of Skagit County provides, facilitates, and finances housing for a diverse population of low-income and medium-income residents of Skagit County and San Juan County. It serves agricultural workers, low-income and medium-income individuals and families, elderly and non-elderly individuals with disabilities, homeless veterans and elderly homeowners requiring weatherization of their homes. Funding has been provided for the various programs through HUD and the Section 8 program, USDA Rural Development, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, and other sources.

The Housing Authority administers 625 Housing Choice Vouchers within Skagit and San Juan Counties. These vouchers are used to subsidize program participants' lease payments for privately owned apartments and houses located within the Housing Authority's service area. The waiting list is still open and applications can be submitted at the office in Burlington. Agricultural workers can also submit applications for the USDA subsidized apartments and Low Income Housing Tax Credit projects.

The Housing Authority owns and/or manages Channel Cove in La Conner, Burlington Terrace Apartments and Raspberry Ridge I & II Apartments in Burlington, and La Paloma Apartments, Mount Baker Meadows and President Apartments in Mount Vernon. The President Apartments are in the initial stages of Historical Preservation and are included in the National Register of Historic Places.



Mission Statement

To achieve its mission the Housing Authority of Skagit County strives to:

- Recognize its residents as its ultimate customer
- Develop problem solving partnerships with HUD, USDA Rural Development, local governments, the private sector, and the community
- Improve and/or facilitate, participate in, and initiate programs that offer opportunities for skills development, educational training, the possibility of home ownership and other programs

Program Summary for Housing Authority of Skagit County

Housing Authority of Skagit 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 Skagit County manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Housing Authority of Skagit County administered a total of 59 Section 8 Vouchers. Housing Authority of Skagit County currently has Section 8 as its program type. Housing Authority of Skagit County is located at 1650 Port Drive, Burlington, WA, 98233 and serves the city of Burlington. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Housing Authority of Skagit County at, (360)428-1959 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Housing Authority of Skagit County compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 59
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Housing Authority of Skagit County 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
Sedro Woolley Housing Authority (SWHA) Sedro Woolley Housing Authority (SWHA) Sedro Woolley WA N/A N/A Open 5.73 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) Housing Authority of the City of Anacortes (AHA) Anacortes WA N/A N/A Open 13.69 Miles Contact
Bellingham Housing Authority Bellingham Housing Authority Bellingham WA 815 N/A Open 21.78 Miles Contact
Whatcom County Housing Authority Whatcom County Housing Authority Bellingham WA N/A N/A Open 21.78 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Island County Housing Authority of Island County Coupeville WA 20 N/A Closed 23.2 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Jefferson County (HAJC) Housing Authority of Jefferson County (HAJC) Port Townsend WA N/A N/A Open 30.25 Miles Contact

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Housing Authority of Skagit County Program Type:
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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