Affordable Housing In Brigham City
Box Elder County,
11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Brigham City
Housing Authorities that serve Brigham City
|Bear River Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Brigham City, Utah
There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 414 affordable apartments for rent in Brigham City, Utah.
Income Based Apartments in Brigham City, Utah
Brigham City features 135 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 Brigham City, Utah
There are 279 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brigham City.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Brigham City, Utah
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Brigham City landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Brigham City.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brigham City, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $710 and $868.
2021 Brigham City, 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|
|Brigham City, Utah Fair Market Rent||$561||$599||$789||$1,072||$1,254|
|Brigham City, Utah Payment Standard Range||$505 to $617||$539 to $659||$710 to $868||$965 to $1,179||$1,129 to $1,379|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Brigham City, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||11|
|Total Low Income Apartments||414|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||135|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||29.88%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.71|
|Average Household Size||2.96|
|Median Household Income||$50,212 ±$1,953|
|Median Rent||$682 ±$34|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||34.41% ± 7.22pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Brigham City is a city in Box Elder County, Utah with a population of 18,397. There are 6,097 households in the city with an average household size of 2.96 persons. 29.88% of households in Brigham City are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Brigham City
The median gross income for households in Brigham City is $50,212 a year, or $4,184 a month. The median rent for the city is $682 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brigham City, a household making less than $2,273 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Brigham City.
Area Median Income In Brigham City
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 Brigham City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Box Elder County.
In Brigham City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,500
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 Brigham City
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 Brigham City
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Brigham City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Brigham City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Brigham City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.