Housing Authorities in Washington County, Rhode Island

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Washington County, Rhode Island, serving a population of 126,190 people in an area of 330 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 63,095 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 164 square miles.

In Rhode Island, Washington County is ranked 4th of 5 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 5th of 5 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Washington County Housing Authorities

Find Washington County, Rhode Island housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Narragansett Housing Authority 25 5th Avenue Narragansett Pier, RI

South Kingstown Town Housing Authority 364 Curtis Corner Road South Kingstown, RI

About Washington County Housing Authorities

Washington County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Washington County, RI. Washington County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Washington County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Washington County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Washington County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Washington County Public Housing Statistics

Find Washington County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Washington County HUD Housing Programs
 Washington CountyRhode Island
Subsidized Units2,45637,973
Occupied %92.0%93.0%
People Per Unit1.71.7
People Total3,82060,555
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$396$354
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$815$764
Average Months on Wait List2520
Washington County Public Housing Programs
 Washington CountyRhode Island
Subsidized Units2029,187
Occupied %96.0%97.0%
People Per Unit2.11.7
People Total41114,879
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$440$350
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$439$536
Average Months on Wait List2217
Washington County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Washington CountyRhode Island
Subsidized Units1,28915,897
Occupied %98.0%97.0%
People Per Unit1.41.4
People Total1,77222,017
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$380$336
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$964$929