Yakima Housing Authority (YHA)

810 N 6th Avenue, Yakima, WA, 98902

Yakima County

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About Yakima Housing Authority (YHA)

The Yakima Housing Authority is dedicated to providing high quality, affordable housing for all persons. Each of our developments is a special place, reflecting the rich diversity in the experiences and backgrounds of our residents and the surrounding neighborhoods.

We welcome people from many walks of life and work diligently to create positive living environments to enhance the quality of life for our residents.

In addition to our public housing programs, we have many other programs available to moderate income persons, including working families and the elderly.

Mission Statement

Our mission is "Building Stronger Communities Through our Commitment to Safe and Affordable Housing"

Program Summary for Yakima Housing Authority (YHA)

Yakima Housing Authority (YHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Yakima Housing Authority (YHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Yakima Housing Authority (YHA) administered a total of 745 Section 8 Vouchers. Yakima Housing Authority (YHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Yakima Housing Authority (YHA) is located at 810 N 6th Avenue, Yakima, WA, 98902 and serves the city of Yakima. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Yakima Housing Authority (YHA) at, (509)453-3106 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Yakima Housing Authority (YHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 2
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 745
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Yakima Housing Authority (YHA) is currently Open

2020 Income Limits for Yakima 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 Yakima County, WA:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $23,600
  • $26,950
  • $30,300
  • $33,650
  • $36,350
  • $39,050
  • $41,750
  • $44,450
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,150
  • $17,240
  • $21,720
  • $26,200
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $39,640
  • $44,120
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $37,700
  • $43,100
  • $48,500
  • $53,850
  • $58,200
  • $62,500
  • $66,800
  • $71,100

2017 Fair Market Rents for Yakima 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 Yakima County, WA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$538 $628 $814 $1123 $1290

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
The Housing Authority of Kittitas County (HAKC) The Housing Authority of Kittitas County (HAKC) Ellensburg WA N/A N/A Open 27.07 Miles Contact
Sunnyside Housing Authority Sunnyside Housing Authority Sunnyside WA N/A N/A Open 31.5 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee (CCWHA) Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee (CCWHA) Wenatchee WA 174 N/A Open 55.47 Miles Contact
Richland Housing Authority Richland Housing Authority Richland WA 975 N/A Open 62.75 Miles Contact
Othello Housing Authority (OHA) Othello Housing Authority (OHA) Othello WA 20 N/A Open 65.65 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Grant County Housing Authority of Grant County Moses Lake WA 785 N/A Open 68.35 Miles Contact

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Yakima Housing Authority (YHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Yakima County Quick Facts

Population: 247,687
Persons Per Household: 3.02
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 17.8%
Homeownership Rate: 62.2%
Housing Units: 85,896
Yearly Income Per Person: $19,433
Median Household Income: $43,506