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Document Recording Surcharge (HB 2060)

House Bill 2060, effective June 13, 2002, enacted a surcharge of $10 per instrument recorded in each county for affordable housing benefiting persons at 50% or less of the median family income (very low-income persons). Please refer to the current HUD income limits for Clark County.

The County Auditor's Office can keep up to 5% of the money to administer the collection of funds. Of the remaining funds, 60% stay in Clark County for low-income housing and 40% is transmitted to Washington State for use by the Washington State Department of Commerce for affordable housing.

Clark County Community Services: Vanessa R. Gaston, Director
Street address: 1601 East Fourth Plain Boulevard, Bldg 17, Suite A419, Vancouver, WA 98661
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810
Main phone: (360) 397-2130 | FAX: (360) 397-6028
E-mail: Community.Services@clark.wa.gov
Community Services Fraud and Abuse Hotline
The Fraud and Abuse Hotline number is (360) 397-8030 and is for the reporting of suspected fraud or abuse related to payment for services. Messages may be left anonymously. To speak directly with the Department Compliance Officer, call (360) 397-2075 ext. 7819.
Responsible Elected Official: Board of Clark County Commissioners

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