Housing Authority of Utah County

240 E Center Street
Provo, Utah County, Utah 84606

Housing Authority of Utah County is a Public Housing Agency in Provo, Utah that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 22nd, 2019, Housing Authority of Utah County has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Housing Authority of Utah County Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Utah County serves Utah County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Housing Authority of Utah County Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Housing Authority of Utah County Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of Utah County Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Utah County (HAUC), reopened the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list and begin to accept pre-applications beginning Monday, September 17, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.  The waiting list remains open.

You may apply online here or download the PDF Section 8 application and submit via mail as well.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (801)373-8333.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/17/2017.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Utah County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

This housing authority offers five communities for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are three ways to apply for public housing:
1. Download an application here, then print and complete.
2. Visit the housing authority office to pick up an application, located at 240 East Center St., Provo, UT 84606, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 7:30am and 5:30pm.
3. Complete an application online here.

Once the paper applications have been completed, they can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: social security cards, birth certificates, proof of all income, bank statements, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

No preferences were noted.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://housinguc.org/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 801-373-8333, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 7:30am and 5:30pm.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (801)373-8333.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Housing Authority of Utah County

More information about Housing Authority of Utah County can be found on its website at http://housinguc.org/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of Utah County may be available by phone at (801) 373-8333. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/22/2019, it is not known if Housing Authority of Utah County is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Housing Authority of Utah County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Utah County manages 1,094 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 921 60 4 11 98
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $618 $787 $705 $846 $391
Monthly Cost $569,287 $47,240 $2,820 $9,307 $38,318

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Utah County

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 23% having issued approximately 47 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 18 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.6 persons and has a household income of $13,422 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 74% were extremely low income (ELI). 32% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 63% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 62% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 17% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

52% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 47% of households with children have a female head of household. 79% of all households were headed by a female.

18% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 2% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Utah County Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 44% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 49% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

17% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 48% with 3 or more bedrooms. 29% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Housing Authority of Utah County voucher holders in 2016 was $348 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $744. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $123.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Apartment Communities managed by Housing Authority of Utah County

Carillon Court

24 E 1200 S
Orem, UT
62+
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