Housing Authority of Skagit County
Housing Authority of Skagit countyThe Housing Authority of Skagit County provides, facilitates, and finances housing for a diverse population of low-income and medium-income residents of Skagit County and San Juan County. It serves agricultural workers, low-income and medium-income individuals and families, elderly and non-elderly individuals with disabilities, homeless veterans and elderly homeowners requiring weatherization of their homes. Funding has been provided for the various programs through HUD and the Section 8 program, USDA Rural Development, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, and other sources.

To achieve its mission the Housing Authority of Skagit County strives to:
  • Recognize its residents as its ultimate customer
  • Develop problem solving partnerships with HUD, USDA Rural Development, local governments, the private sector, and the community
  • Improve and/or facilitate, participate in, and initiate programs that offer opportunities for skills development, educational training, the possibility of home ownership and other programs
The Housing Authority administers 625 Housing Choice Vouchers within Skagit and San Juan Counties. These vouchers are used to subsidize program participants’ lease payments for privately owned apartments and houses located within the Housing Authority’s service area. The waiting list is still open and applications can be submitted at the office in Burlington. Agricultural workers can also submit applications for the USDA subsidized apartments and Low Income Housing Tax Credit projects.

The Housing Authority owns and/or manages Channel Cove in La Conner, Burlington Terrace Apartments and Raspberry Ridge I & II Apartments in Burlington, and La Paloma Apartments, Mount Baker Meadows and President Apartments in Mount Vernon. The President Apartments are in the initial stages of Historical Preservation and are included in the National Register of Historic Places.

Regular meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at 1650 Port Drive, Burlington

HUD-VASH Program for Homeless Veterans Presentation Video (Skagit County Board of Commissioners February 12, 2013)

Regular Board Meeting Agenda
Employment Opportunities

Equal Housing Opportunity For more information or to request an application, email info@skagitcountyha.org or call 360-428-1959.
Housing Authority of Skagit County
1650 Port Drive
Burlington, WA 98233
Phone: 360-428-1959
Fax: 360-424-6005
E-mail: info@skagitcountyha.org