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Affordable Housing In Emery County
Utah

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Emery County

Castle Dale Crown

130 N
Castle Dale, Utah

Turnquist Cottages

45 W 100 N
Elmo, Utah

Green River Crown I

325 N Long St
Green River, Utah

Green River Crown IIi

45 W Cottonwood Dr
Green River, Utah

Cottonwoods on the Green Ph1

170 South Solomon St
Green River, Utah

Emery County Public Housing

130 N 200 W
Ferron, Utah

Cottonwoods on the Green Ph1

170 South Solomon St.
Green River, Utah
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Housing Authorities that serve Emery County

Housing Authority Programs
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 $643 and $785.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $503 $627 $714 $890 $967
Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $564 to $690 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $870 to $1,064

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
Total Population 10,728

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 $69,100

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,600 $17,800 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% of Median $41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300

Cities In Emery County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
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.