Qualify for Housing Assistance in Washington

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in Washington.


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Bellingham, WA
30% of Median$13500$15450$17350$19300$20850$22400$23950$25500
Very Low Income$22550$25750$29000$32200$34800$37350$39950$42500
Low-Income$36050$41200$46350$51500$55600$59750$63850$68000
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA
30% of Median$14900$17000$19150$21250$22950$24650$26350$28050
Very Low Income$24800$28350$31900$35450$38300$41100$43950$46800
Low-Income$39700$45350$51050$56700$61250$65750$70300$74850
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA
30% of Median$13600$15550$17500$19450$21000$22550$24100$25650
Very Low Income$22700$25900$29150$32400$35000$37600$40200$42750
Low-Income$36300$41500$46650$51850$56000$60150$64300$68450
Lewiston, ID-WA
30% of Median$11300$12900$14550$16150$17450$18750$20050$21300
Very Low Income$18850$21500$24200$26900$29050$31200$33350$35500
Low-Income$30150$34450$38750$43050$46500$49950$53400$56850
Longview, WA
30% of Median$12150$13900$15600$17350$18750$20150$21500$22900
Very Low Income$20250$23100$26000$28900$31200$33500$35850$38150
Low-Income$32400$37000$41650$46250$49950$53650$57350$61050
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA
30% of Median$12900$14700$16550$18400$19850$21350$22800$24300
Very Low Income$21450$24500$27600$30650$33100$35550$38000$40450
Low-Income$34350$39250$44150$49050$52950$56900$60800$64750
Olympia, WA
30% of Median$14700$16800$18900$21000$22700$24350$26050$27700
Very Low Income$24500$28000$31500$35000$37800$40600$43400$46200
Low-Income$39200$44800$50400$56000$60500$64950$69450$73900
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA
30% of Median$14700$16800$18900$21000$22700$24350$26050$27700
Very Low Income$24500$28000$31500$35000$37800$40600$43400$46200
Low-Income$39200$44800$50400$56000$60500$64950$69450$73900
Seattle-Bellevue, WA
30% of Median$17700$20250$22750$25300$27300$29350$31350$33400
Very Low Income$29500$33700$37950$42150$45500$48900$52250$55650
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Tacoma, WA
30% of Median$14300$16350$18400$20450$22100$23700$25350$27000
Very Low Income$23850$27250$30650$34050$36750$39500$42200$44950
Low-Income$38150$43600$49050$54500$58850$63200$67600$71950
Spokane, WA
30% of Median$12650$14450$16250$18050$19500$20950$22400$23850
Very Low Income$21050$24100$27100$30100$32500$34900$37300$39750
Low-Income$33700$38500$43350$48150$52000$55850$59700$63550
Wenatchee, WA
30% of Median$11950$13700$15400$17100$18450$19850$21200$22550
Very Low Income$19950$22800$25650$28500$30800$33050$35350$37600
Low-Income$31900$36500$41050$45600$49250$52900$56550$60200
Yakima, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Adams County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Clallam County, WA
30% of Median$11750$13400$15100$16750$18100$19450$20750$22100
Very Low Income$19550$22300$25100$27900$30150$32350$34600$36850
Low-Income$31250$35700$40200$44650$48200$51800$55350$58950
Columbia County, WA
30% of Median$11950$13650$15350$17050$18400$19800$21150$22500
Very Low Income$19900$22700$25550$28400$30650$32950$35200$37500
Low-Income$31800$36350$40900$45450$49100$52700$56350$60000
Ferry County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Garfield County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Grant County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Grays Harbor County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Island County, WA
30% of Median$16350$18700$21050$23350$25250$27100$29000$30850
Very Low Income$27250$31150$35050$38950$42050$45200$48300$51400
Low-Income$43600$49850$56050$62300$67300$72250$77250$82250
Jefferson County, WA
30% of Median$12350$14100$15900$17650$19050$20450$21900$23300
Very Low Income$20600$23500$26450$29400$31750$34100$36450$38800
Low-Income$32950$37650$42350$47050$50800$54600$58350$62100
Kittitas County, WA
30% of Median$12450$14250$16000$17800$19200$20650$22050$23500
Very Low Income$20750$23700$26700$29650$32000$34400$36750$39150
Low-Income$33200$37950$42700$47450$51250$55050$58850$62650
Klickitat County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Lewis County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Lincoln County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Mason County, WA
30% of Median$12050$13750$15500$17200$18600$19950$21350$22700
Very Low Income$20050$22900$25800$28650$30950$33250$35550$37800
Low-Income$32100$36700$41250$45850$49500$53200$56850$60500
Okanogan County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Pacific County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Pend Oreille County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
San Juan County, WA
30% of Median$14050$16050$18050$20050$21650$23250$24850$26450
Very Low Income$23400$26700$30050$33400$36050$38750$41400$44100
Low-Income$37400$42750$48100$53450$57750$62000$66300$70550
Stevens County, WA
30% of Median$11450$13100$14700$16350$17650$18950$20250$21600
Very Low Income$19100$21800$24550$27250$29450$31600$33800$35950
Low-Income$30500$34900$39250$43600$47100$50600$54050$57550
Wahkiakum County, WA
30% of Median$12900$14750$16600$18450$19950$21400$22900$24350
Very Low Income$21550$24600$27700$30750$33200$35650$38150$40600
Low-Income$34450$39350$44300$49200$53150$57050$61000$64950
Walla Walla County, WA
30% of Median$12050$13750$15500$17200$18600$19950$21350$22700
Very Low Income$20050$22900$25800$28650$30950$33250$35550$37800
Low-Income$32100$36700$41250$45850$49500$53200$56850$60500
Whitman County, WA
30% of Median$12100$13850$15550$17300$18700$20050$21450$22850
Very Low Income$20200$23100$25950$28850$31150$33450$35750$38100
Low-Income$32300$36900$41550$46150$49850$53550$57250$60900