Housing Authorities in Benton County, Washington

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Benton County, Washington, serving a population of 190,529 people in an area of 1,700 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 95,264 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 849 square miles.

In Washington, Benton County is ranked 18th of 39 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 12th of 39 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Benton County Housing Authorities

Find Benton County, Washington housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Kennewick Housing Authority 427 Wellsian Way Richland, WA

Kennewick Housing Authority 1915 West 4th Place Kennewick, WA

About Benton County Housing Authorities

Benton 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 Benton County, WA. Benton County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Benton County Housing Board.

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

Benton County Public Housing Statistics

Find Benton 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.

Benton County HUD Housing Programs
 Benton CountyWashington
Subsidized Units2,20689,999
Occupied %89.0%92.0%
People Per Unit1.92.0
People Total3,474173,012
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$341$359
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$479$747
Average Months on Wait List1126
Benton County Public Housing Programs
 Benton CountyWashington
Subsidized Units19011,979
Occupied %95.0%94.0%
People Per Unit2.42.0
People Total42922,325
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$332$373
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$382$655
Average Months on Wait List1626
Benton County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Benton CountyWashington
Subsidized Units51715,672
Occupied %97.0%93.0%
People Per Unit1.31.5
People Total54721,494
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$278$289
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$583$655