Qualifying For HUD Housing Section 8 Vouchers In Lakewood, WA

HUD Housing eligibility is determined by the Pierce County Public Housing Authority.

Income may not exceed 50% of the median income from the table below. The Housing Authority must provide 75 percent of vouchers to those whose income does not exceed 30% of the median income listed below.

HUD Income Limits 2023 in Lakewood, WA.

HUD Designated Metro Area: Income Limits

2023Median Family Income2022 Yearly Income Limit2022 Yearly Income Limit - Person(s) in Family
Income LimitsCategory12345
Pierce County, WA$112,600Very Low Income (50%)$48,400$53,750$58,050$62,350$66,650
Extremely Low Income (30%)$29,050$32,250$35,140$40,280$45,420
Low Income (80%) $77,400$86,000$92,900$99,800$106,650

Pierce County Public Housing Authorities

We have listed all of the housing authorities in Pierce County. Using the chart above, if you qualify as low income (Very Low Income OR Extremely Low Income), we recommend that you visit your local housing authority. They should be your first stop for housing and rental assistance programs.
1. To get on the waiting list for Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), visit the links provided below to the closest Pierce County housing authority to your city in your city.
2. You can also visit the Housing Authority for other low income housing programs with rent assistance.

Tacoma Housing Authority

902 S L Street
Tacoma, WA - 98405
Pierce County
Website: http://www.tacomahousing.org
Phone Number: (253)207-4400

Pierce County Housing Authority

603 South Polk Street
Tacoma, WA - 98444
Pierce County
Website: http://www.pchawa.org/
Phone Number: (253)620-5400

HUD Housing Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties In Lakewood, WA

Listed below are the Section 42, LIHTC apartments in Lakewood, WA. LIHTC apartment rents are not based on the tenants income. Income credit set aside brackets are selected during the apartment credit applications are used to determine the apartment rents.

The rents are based upon the Area Medium Income (AMI) and tenant based utility allowances. At least 20% of these apartments (listed below), must provide these low rates for low-income tenants.

LIHTC Maximum Rents

The maximum allowable rents are equal to 30% of the Area Medium Income (AMI), less the utility allowances.

HUD Fair Market Rents for Lakewood, WA Pierce County

Apartment SizeHUD's Monthly Fair Market Rent For AreaLIHTC Maximum Rent
Studio Apartments$1162Estimated $348.60 - utility allowance
One Bedroom Apartments$1484Estimated $445.20 - utility allowance
Two Bedroom Apartments$2108Estimated $632.40 - utility allowance
Three Bedroom Apartments$2540Estimated $762.00 - utility allowance

Available LIHTC Properties In Lakewood, WA

Using the table above you can estimate what you would be paying by checking the LIHTC Maximum Rent section.

Contact these properties for openings and wait lists and price lists.

Southern Pines

8212 29th Ave Ct S
Lakewood, WA - 98499
Total Apartment Units: 50
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 50
Years In Service Since: 1988

Arrowhead Park Apartments

10724 109th St Sw
Lakewood, WA - 98498
Total Apartment Units: 42
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 42
1 Bedroom apartments 2
2 Bedroom apartments 28
3 Bedroom apartments 12
Years In Service Since: 1994

Lakewood Meadows Apartments

5228 - 112th Street Sw
Lakewood, WA - 98499
Total Apartment Units: 168
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 168
1 Bedroom apartments 86
2 Bedroom apartments 82
Years In Service Since: 2001
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES

Legacy Park Apartments

3502 92nd Street South
Lakewood, WA - 98499
Total Apartment Units: 107
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 107
1 Bedroom apartments 16
2 Bedroom apartments 62
3 Bedroom apartments 29
Years In Service Since: 2002
Family Apartments: YES

Wisteria Walk Apartments

3615 - 112th St Sw
Lakewood, WA - 98499
Total Apartment Units: 120
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 120
1 Bedroom apartments 71
2 Bedroom apartments 49
Years In Service Since: 2007

HUD Housing Section 8 and Multifamily Properties in Lakewood, WA

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides active listings of Section 8 and Multifamily apartments. We have listed them below for you to contact. Check with them to see if they have current availabilities and/or waiting lists. With Section 8 properties, you will need a voucher. Contact the Pierce County Public Housing Authorities, listed at the top of this page.

About our Data

Our data is collected from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development data along with computations based on their rules on apartments/housing.

How does HUD housing work in WA?

You must qualify for the HUD apartments in the area you are searching. Then, you need to apply directly at the location or through the Public Housing Authority.