Affordable Housing In Cache County
18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cache County
Housing Authorities that serve Cache County
|Bear River Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Cache County, Utah
There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,047 affordable apartments for rent in Cache County, Utah.
Income Based Apartments in Cache County, Utah
Cache County features 137 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 Cache County, Utah
There are 870 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cache County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Cache County, Utah
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cache County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Cache County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cache County, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $644 and $788.
2020 Cache 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||$467||$567||$716||$1,032||$1,257|
|Payment Standard Range||$420 to $514||$510 to $624||$644 to $788||$929 to $1,135||$1,131 to $1,383|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Cache County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||18|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,047|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||137|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||34.74%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.90|
|Average Household Size||3.19|
|Median Household Income||$50,497 ±$1,200|
|Median Rent||$686 ±$16|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||44.69% ± 3.64pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Cache County is a county in Utah with a population of 117,449. There are 35,685 households in the county with an average household size of 3.19 persons. 34.74% of households in Cache County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Cache County
The median gross income for households in Cache County is $50,497 a year, or $4,208 a month. The median rent for the county is $686 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cache County, a household making less than $2,287 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Cache County.
Area Median Income In Cache 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 Cache County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,600
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 Cache 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 Cache 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|
Cities In Cache County
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|Logan||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Logan is the Logan City Housing Authority.|