Affordable Housing In Emery County
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Emery County
Housing Authorities that serve Emery County
|Emery County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Emery County, Utah
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 71 affordable apartments for rent in Emery County, Utah.
Income Based Apartments in Emery County, Utah
Emery County features 24 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 Emery County, Utah
There are 47 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Emery County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Emery County, Utah
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Emery County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Emery County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Emery County, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.
2021 Emery 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|
|Emery County, Utah Fair Market Rent||$519||$644||$734||$914||$995|
|Emery County, Utah Payment Standard Range||$467 to $571||$580 to $708||$661 to $807||$823 to $1,005||$896 to $1,095|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Emery County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||71|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||24|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||17.45%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.95|
|Average Household Size||3.02|
|Median Household Income||$49,787 ±$2,154|
|Median Rent||$593 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||36.69% ± 8.85pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Emery County is a county in Utah with a population of 10,728. There are 3,531 households in the county with an average household size of 3.02 persons. 17.45% of households in Emery County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Emery County
The median gross income for households in Emery County is $49,787 a year, or $4,149 a month. The median rent for the county is $593 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Emery County, a household making less than $1,977 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Emery County.
Area Median Income In Emery 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 Emery County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,400
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 Emery 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 Emery County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Emery County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Emery County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Emery County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Emery County
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|Castle Dale||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Castle Dale is the Emery County Housing Authority.|
|Clawson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clawson is the Emery County Housing Authority.|
|Cleveland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cleveland is the Emery County Housing Authority.|
|Elmo||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elmo is the Emery County Housing Authority.|
|Emery||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Emery is the Emery County Housing Authority.|
|Ferron||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ferron is the Emery County Housing Authority.|
|Green River||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green River is the Emery County Housing Authority.|
|Huntington||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huntington is the Emery County Housing Authority.|
|Orangeville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orangeville is the Emery County Housing Authority.|