Affordable Housing In Blanding
San Juan County, Utah

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Blanding

Kigalia Apartments

450 S Main Street
Blanding, Utah

Baus Butte Apartments

116 S 200 W
Blanding, Utah

Juniper Village Aparments

120 East 100 South
Blanding, Utah

Grayson Apartments

492 W 500 S
Blanding, Utah
Accepts Vouchers

Blue Mountain Dine

442 Nizhoni Ct
Blanding, Utah
Accepts Vouchers

Crown at Pioneer Estates

1055 S 100 E
Blanding, Utah
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Blanding, Utah

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 258 affordable apartments for rent in Blanding, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Blanding, Utah

Blanding features 0 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Blanding, Utah

There are 246 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Blanding.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Blanding, Utah

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Blanding landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Blanding.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Blanding, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Blanding, Utah Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $503 $627 $714 $904 $1,043
Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $564 to $690 $643 to $785 $814 to $994 $939 to $1,147

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Blanding, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 258
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.21%
Average Renter Household Size 3.91
Average Household Size 3.81
Median Household Income $52,054 ±$9,753
Median Rent $593 ±$63
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.16% ± 14.82pp
Total Population 3,564

Population and Household Demographics

Blanding is a City in San Juan County, Utah with a population of 3,564. There are 893 households in the city with an average household size of 3.81 persons. 27.21% of households in Blanding are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Blanding

The median gross income for households in Blanding is $52,054 a year, or $4,338 a month. The median rent for the city is $593 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Blanding, a household making less than $1,977 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.16% of households who rent are overburdened in Blanding.1

Area Median Income In Blanding

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Blanding, the AMI is calculated from all households within San Juan County.

In Blanding, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,900

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Blanding

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Blanding

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,500 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,100 $27,550 $31,000 $34,400 $37,200 $39,950 $42,700 $45,450
80% of Median $38,550 $44,050 $49,550 $55,050 $59,500 $63,900 $68,300 $72,700