Washington Section 8 housing.

Section 8 housing in Washington can help low income families in various ways. Vouchers can pay the rent or a mortgage, assist the disabled or seniors, and provide other benefits. Find information below on how to apply for section 8 houses and apartments in Washington, as well as how to get applications (even online) or to learn about the waiting lists. Find the Public Housing Authorities and social service departments in Washington below that process low income section 8 housing applications.

There is almost a waiting list for housing choice HUD vouchers. While the program is in high demand, Section 8 recipients in Washington who can’t afford to be on the waiting list can apply for expedited vouchers and receive emergency, extensive rental assistance funds.

Lower income families, senior citizens, single moms or dads and the disabled may all qualify for section 8 housing vouchers in Washington. The state receives grants and funding from the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) organization, and that money flows to residents through a PHA office near them to help them pay a portion of their housing expenses.  So the state of Washington, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, has been helping people pay for a safe, yet affordable home.

The program in effect controls rents for low income families as well as the working poor. Participants get to pick their own housing or apartments to live in, provided they were approved by the government public housing authority and also meet guidelines as well as requirements. The homes available are in the state of Washington private rental market.

A number of qualifications need to be met, including income requirements. A number of other services as well as section 8 vouchers are specifically targeted at the disabled or senior citizens. There is also an emergency program to pay out section 8 vouchers immediately. Oftentimes people making up or less than 80% of the area median income may benefit from this federal government created and funded housing program.

 

 

 

 

Section 8 public housing authorities in Washington near you

Grays Harbor
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA018
602 East First Street
Aberdeen, Washington 98520
Phone: (360) 532-0570 Fax: (360) 532-0775

Anacortes
Type: Low-Rent, Code: WA010
719 Q Avenue
Anacortes, Washington 98221
Phone: (360) 293-7831 Fax: (360) 293-8998

Whatcom County
Type: Low-Rent, Code: WA041
208 Unity Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 676-6887 Fax: (360) 676-7696
Income based houses that are section 8 available are also for senior citizens as well as the disabled. Many single moms also use the section 8 program to find rental units. Call the PHA for details.

Bremerton
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA003
110 Russell Road
Bremerton, WA 98312
Phone: (214) 748-3647 Fax: (214) 748-3647

 

 

 

 

Skagit County
Type: Section 8, Code: WA061
1650 Port Drive
Burlington, WA 98233
Phone: (360) 428-1959 Fax: (360) 424-6005

Asotin County
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA017
1212 Fair Street
Clarkston, WA 99403
Phone: (509) 758-5751 Fax: (509) 758-8156

Island County
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA024
7 NW 6th Street
Coupeville, WA 98239
Phone: (360) 678-4181 Fax: (360) 678-6969
The public housing authority is a great place to learn about other financial resources - not just section 8 vouchers. Contact them to learn more and get additional information on Island County Washington rent assistance programs, shelters, and other aid.

Kittitas
Type: Low-Rent, Code: WA009
107 W 11th Avenue
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: (509) 962-9006 Fax: (509) 962-3575

Snohomish County
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA039
12525 4th Avenue West
Everett, Washington 98204
Phone: (425) 290-8499 Fax: (425) 290-5618
Information on the section 8 waiting list is online or drop in at the public housing authority. There is also cash assistance, Medicaid, and other government aid - in addition to housing choice vouchers from HUD.

Everett Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA006
3107 Colby Avenue
Everett, Washington 98201
Phone: (425) 303-1102 Fax: (425) 303-1122

 

 

 

Kalama
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA019
Main address - 226 Cloverdale Road
Kalama, WA 98625
Phone: (360) 673-3444 Fax: (360) 673-2873

Kelso
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA020
10th
Kelso, WA 98626
Phone: (360) 423-3490 Fax: (360) 577-6694
Case managers from the county PHA can help the low income, poor and families in poverty apply for section 8 housing. The PHA also runs public housing units, offers low cost apartments (including to single moms and dads) and provides other financial support.

Kennewick
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA012
1915 W. 4th Place
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: (509) 586-8576 Fax: (509) 582-7544

Longview
Type: Section 8, Code: WA007
1207 Commerce Avenue
Longview, WA 98632
Phone: (360) 423-0140 Fax: (360) 425-9930

Grant County
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA014
1139 Larson Boulevard
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Phone: (509) 762-5541 Fax: (509) 762-2202

Okanogan County
Type: Section 8, Code: WA071
212 North Second Ave Room 203
Okanogan, WA 98840
Phone: (509) 422-3721 Fax: (509) 422-1713

Thurston County
Type: Section 8, Code: WA049
1206 12th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 753-8292 Fax: (360) 586-0038
The section 8 housing choice voucher program can be combined with other assistance too. There is financial help for energy or utility bills, food, transportation and more. Continue with Thurston County rent assistance programs.

Othello
Type: Low-Rent, Code: WA026
335 N 3rd Avenue
Othello, WA 99344
Phone: (509) 488-3527 Fax: (509) 488-9769

 

 

 

 

HACPFC
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA021
2505 West Lewis Street
Pasco, Washington 99301
Phone: (509) 547-3581 Fax: (509) 547-4997

Clallam Co
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA004
2603 S Francis Street
Port Angeles, Washington 98362
Phone: (360) 452-7631 Fax: (360) 457-7001

Jefferson County
Type: Section 8, Code: WA068. Also, apply for rent help.
5210 Kuhn
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone: (360) 616-8559 Fax: (360) 616-8558

Renton
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA011
2900 NE 10th Street
Renton, WA 98056
Phone: (425) 226-1850 Fax: (425) 271-8319
When facing eviction, foreclosure, or homelessness, seek help. Financial aid can be combined with section 8. The goal is to help people have safe or affordable homes/apartments to live in. Or find additional homeless prevention in Washington.

Ferry County
Type: Section 8, Code: WA069
83 North Kauffman Road # 1
Republic, WA 99166
Telephone: (509) 775-3924 Fax: (509) 775-1082

Richland
Type: Section 8, Code: WA065
1215 Thayer Drive
Richland, WA 99354
Phone: (509) 943-8686 Fax: (509) 943-5755

Seattle Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA001
120 Sixth Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: (206) 615-3300 Fax: (206) 615-3425

King County
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA002
600 Andover Park West
Seattle, WA 98188
Phone: (206) 574-1100 Fax: (206) 574-1104
This is for King County Washington section 8 applications. The city of Seattle phone number is above. For additional short term or emergency assistance, get help with bills, housing expenses, and apply for rent help in King County.

 

 

 

 

Sedro Woolley
Type: Low-Rent, Code: WA030
830 Township
Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
Phone: (206) 574-1100 Fax: (206) 574-1104

Mason Co
Type: Section 8, Code: WA059
807 Railroad Avenue
Shelton, WA 98584
Phone: (360) 479-3694 Fax: (360) 616-8558

Kccha
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA036
9307 Bayshore Drive NW
Silverdale, Washington 98383
Phone: (360) 535-6100 Fax: (360) 535-6107

Spokane
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA055
55 W Mission Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 328-2953 Fax: (509) 327-5246
Section 8 apartments, homes, and condos are available from private landlords in the Spokane area. There is usually a waiting list, but the county has an emergency or priority program too. Or call them to use a section 8 voucher to pay the mortgage. Continue with Spokane County rental assistance.

Sunnyside
Type: Low-Rent, Code: WA035
204 S 13th Street
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Dial: (509) 837-5454 Fax: (509) 837-4150

Tacoma
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA005
Location - 902 S L Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: (253) 207-4400 Fax: (253) 207-4440

Pierce Co
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA054
603 Polk Street S
Tacoma, WA 98444
Phone: (253) 620-5400 Fax: (253) 620-5455

Vancouver
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA008. Find help for rent and money for housing expenses.
2500 Main Street
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Phone: (360) 694-2501 Fax: (360) 694-8369
Clark County is served by the section 8 housing program. Applications for low income housing or rent help from section 8 can be found online as well.

Walla Walla
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA057
501 Cayuse Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Phone: (509) 527-4542 Fax: (509) 527-4574

 

 

 

 

Wenatchee
Type: Section 8, Code: WA064
1555 S Methow St
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: (509) 663-7421 Fax: (509) 663-4761

Yakima Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: WA042
Address - 810 N 6th Avenue
Yakima, Washington 98902
Phone: (509) 453-3106 Fax: (509) 494-7080
Get rent help and other housing aid, in addition to Section 8 Vouchers, in the region. Charities, churches, and the government offer support. Find emergency rent assistance in Yakima County.

By Jon McNamara

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