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Affordable Housing In Ephraim
Sanpete County, Utah

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ephraim

Palisade Park Apartments

470 E 100 S
Ephraim, Utah
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Oak Creek Apartments

323 S 430 E
Ephraim, Utah

Crown at Ephraim

Scatteres Sites
Ephraim, Utah

Silver Maple Leaf

45 East 100 No.
Ephraim, Utah

Silver Maple Leaf

45 East 100 North
Ephraim, Utah
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Ephraim, Utah

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 85 affordable apartments for rent in Ephraim, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Ephraim, Utah

Ephraim features 16 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 Ephraim, Utah

There are 69 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ephraim.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ephraim, Utah

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ephraim, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $683 and $835.

2021 Ephraim, 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
Ephraim, Utah Fair Market Rent $537 $576 $759 $944 $1,062
Ephraim, Utah Payment Standard Range $483 to $591 $518 to $634 $683 to $835 $850 to $1,038 $956 to $1,168

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Ephraim, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 85
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51.83%
Average Renter Household Size 3.51
Average Household Size 3.45
Median Household Income $39,392 ±$9,305
Median Rent $604 ±$102
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30% ± 12.89pp
Total Population 6,598

Population and Household Demographics

Ephraim is a city in Sanpete County, Utah with a population of 6,598. There are 1,775 households in the city with an average household size of 3.45 persons. 51.83% of households in Ephraim are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ephraim

The median gross income for households in Ephraim is $39,392 a year, or $3,283 a month. The median rent for the city is $604 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ephraim, a household making less than $2,013 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30% of households who rent are overburdened in Ephraim.

Area Median Income In Ephraim

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 Ephraim, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sanpete County.

In Ephraim, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,200

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 Ephraim

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 Ephraim

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ephraim 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 Ephraim 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 Ephraim 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