Richland Housing Authority

1215 Thayer Drive, Richland, WA, 99354
(509)943-8686



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About Richland Housing Authority

The Housing Authority Board anticipates ending operations in the near future and is in the process of winding up their affairs. The Kennewick Housing Authority (KHA) is now the operator of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program for rental housing in Richland. The KHA may be contacted at 509-586-8576 or 1951 West 4th Place, Kennewick, WA 99336.


Program Summary for Richland Housing Authority

Richland Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Richland Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Richland Housing Authority administered a total of 975 Section 8 Vouchers. Richland Housing Authority currently has Section 8 as its program type. Richland Housing Authority is located at 1215 Thayer Drive, Richland, WA, 99354 and serves the city of Richland. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Richland Housing Authority at, (509)943-8686 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Richland Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 975
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Richland Housing Authority is currently Open


2020 Income Limits for Benton 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 Benton County, WA:

Median Income
$77,500
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $27,150
  • $31,000
  • $34,900
  • $38,750
  • $41,850
  • $44,950
  • $48,050
  • $51,150
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $16,300
  • $18,600
  • $21,720
  • $26,200
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $39,640
  • $44,120
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $43,400
  • $49,600
  • $55,800
  • $62,000
  • $67,000
  • $71,950
  • $76,900
  • $81,850

2017 Fair Market Rents for Benton 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 Benton County, WA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$565 $687 $850 $1161 $1498



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Housing Authority of the City of Pasco and Franklin County (HACPFC) Housing Authority of the City of Pasco and Franklin County (HACPFC) Pasco WA 87 N/A Open 8.72 Miles Contact
Housing Authority City of Kennewick (KHA) Housing Authority City of Kennewick (KHA) Kennewick WA 1,113 190 Open 8.9 Miles Contact
Umatilla County Housing Authority (UCHA) Umatilla County Housing Authority (UCHA) Hermiston OR 39 58 Open 30.74 Miles Contact
Sunnyside Housing Authority Sunnyside Housing Authority Sunnyside WA N/A N/A Open 34.16 Miles Contact
Othello Housing Authority (OHA) Othello Housing Authority (OHA) Othello WA 20 N/A Open 38.06 Miles Contact
Walla Walla Housing Authority Walla Walla Housing Authority Walla Walla WA N/A N/A Open 47.32 Miles Contact

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Richland Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
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Benton County Quick Facts

Population: 186,486
Persons Per Household: 2.7
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 23.2%
Homeownership Rate: 68.1%
Housing Units: 71,299
Yearly Income Per Person: $28,583
Median Household Income: $60,485