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Affordable Housing In Duchesne
Duchesne County, Utah

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Duchesne

Twin Rivers Apt

500 N 100 E
Duchesne, Utah
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Duchesne, Utah

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 12 affordable apartments for rent in Duchesne, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Duchesne, Utah

Duchesne features 12 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 Duchesne, Utah

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Duchesne, Utah

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Duchesne, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $749 and $915.

2020 Duchesne, 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 $587 $664 $832 $1,128 $1,400
Payment Standard Range $528 to $646 $598 to $730 $749 to $915 $1,015 to $1,241 $1,260 to $1,540

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Duchesne, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 12
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.90
Median Household Income $50,096 ±$8,411
Median Rent $813 ±$91
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.65% ± 16.44pp
Total Population 2,051

Population and Household Demographics

Duchesne is a city in Duchesne County, Utah with a population of 2,051. There are 707 households in the city with an average household size of 2.90 persons. 32.53% of households in Duchesne are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Duchesne

The median gross income for households in Duchesne is $50,096 a year, or $4,175 a month. The median rent for the city is $813 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Duchesne, a household making less than $2,710 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Duchesne.

Area Median Income In Duchesne

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 Duchesne, the AMI is calculated from all households within Duchesne County.

In Duchesne, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,000

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 Duchesne

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 Duchesne

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,150 $17,300 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,200 $28,800 $32,400 $36,000 $38,900 $41,800 $44,650 $47,550
80% of Median $40,350 $46,100 $51,850 $57,600 $62,250 $66,850 $71,450 $76,050