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Affordable Housing In Cornish
Cache County, Utah

Housing Authorities that serve Cornish

Housing Authority Programs
Bear River Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cornish, Utah

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Cornish, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Cornish, Utah

Cornish 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 Cornish, Utah

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cornish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cornish, Utah

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cornish, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $704 and $860.

2021 Cornish, 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
Cornish, Utah Fair Market Rent $516 $618 $782 $1,119 $1,354
Cornish, Utah Payment Standard Range $464 to $568 $556 to $680 $704 to $860 $1,007 to $1,231 $1,219 to $1,489

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cornish, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 3.04
Median Household Income $31,591 ±$15,413
Median Rent $850 ±$255
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48% ± 70.2pp
Total Population 359

Population and Household Demographics

Cornish is a city in Cache County, Utah with a population of 359. There are 118 households in the city with an average household size of 3.04 persons. 21.19% of households in Cornish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cornish

The median gross income for households in Cornish is $31,591 a year, or $2,633 a month. The median rent for the city is $850 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cornish, a household making less than $2,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48% of households who rent are overburdened in Cornish.

Area Median Income In Cornish

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 Cornish, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cache County.

In Cornish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,800

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 Cornish

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 Cornish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cornish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $17,800 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cornish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cornish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300