Housing Authority of Island County

7 NW 6th Street, Coupeville, WA, 98239
(360)678-4181



Island County

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About Housing Authority of Island County

The Housing Authority of Island County was incorporated in 1965 to provide safe, decent, sanitary and affordable housing for low-income and elderly persons in Island County. The Housing Authority serves the 209 square miles of Island County and is governed by a six-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Island County Board of Commissioners.

The Housing Authority owns and manages 110 public housing units for senior citizens or persons with disabilities or handicapping conditions, which are subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Through the HUD Section 8 Program, the Housing Authority administers 289 vouchers. 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 Housing Authority also owns and/or manages several non-HUD projects in cooperation with other local agencies such as Opportunity Council and Citizen's Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse (CADA).

SECTION 8 WAITING LIST IS CLOSED


Program Summary for Housing Authority of Island County

Housing Authority of Island 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 Island County manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Housing Authority of Island County administered a total of 20 Section 8 Vouchers. Housing Authority of Island County currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Housing Authority of Island County is located at 7 NW 6th Street, Coupeville, WA, 98239 and serves the city of Coupeville. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Housing Authority of Island County at, (360)678-4181 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Housing Authority of Island County compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 20
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Housing Authority of Island County is currently Closed


2017 Income Limits for Island 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 Island County, WA:

Median Income
$0
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $24,700
  • $28,200
  • $31,750
  • $35,250
  • $38,100
  • $40,900
  • $43,750
  • $46,550
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,850
  • $16,950
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $39,500
  • $45,150
  • $50,800
  • $56,400
  • $60,950
  • $65,450
  • $69,950
  • $74,450

2017 Fair Market Rents for Island 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 Island County, WA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$711 $805 $984 $1432 $1568



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Housing Authority of Jefferson County (HAJC) Housing Authority of Jefferson County (HAJC) Port Townsend WA N/A N/A Open 7.08 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 20.91 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Skagit County Housing Authority of Skagit County Burlington WA 59 N/A Open 23.2 Miles Contact
Everett Housing Authority Everett Housing Authority Everett WA 2,539 621 Open 27.64 Miles Contact
Sedro Woolley Housing Authority (SWHA) Sedro Woolley Housing Authority (SWHA) Sedro Woolley WA N/A N/A Open 28.89 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASCO) Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASCO) Everett WA 3,398 210 Open 31.09 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Housing Authority of Island County Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
110
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Island County Quick Facts

Population: 79,275
Persons Per Household: 2.33
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 11%
Homeownership Rate: 69.5%
Housing Units: 40,422
Yearly Income Per Person: $30,941
Median Household Income: $58,455