Affordable Housing In Box Elder County
19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Box Elder County
Housing Authorities that serve Box Elder County
|Bear River Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Box Elder County, Utah
There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 632 affordable apartments for rent in Box Elder County, Utah.
Income Based Apartments in Box Elder County, Utah
Box Elder County features 239 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 Box Elder County, Utah
There are 381 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Box Elder County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Box Elder County, Utah
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Box Elder County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Box Elder County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Box Elder County, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $716 and $876.
2020 Box Elder County, 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||$527||$604||$796||$1,089||$1,273|
|Payment Standard Range||$474 to $580||$544 to $664||$716 to $876||$980 to $1,198||$1,146 to $1,400|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Box Elder County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||19|
|Total Low Income Apartments||632|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||239|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||22.53%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.89|
|Average Household Size||3.08|
|Median Household Income||$55,038 ±$2,339|
|Median Rent||$672 ±$25|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||31.52% ± 5.7pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Box Elder County is a county in Utah with a population of 50,991. There are 16,404 households in the county with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 22.53% of households in Box Elder County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Box Elder County
The median gross income for households in Box Elder County is $55,038 a year, or $4,587 a month. The median rent for the county is $672 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Box Elder County, a household making less than $2,240 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Box Elder County.
Area Median Income In Box Elder County
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.
In Box Elder County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,300
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 Box Elder County
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 Box Elder County
|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|