Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Farmington, UT

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Rose Cove Senior

847 Shepard Creek Pkwy, Farmington, Utah 84025

Open Until Further Notice

Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Farmington, Utah
$18.32 (+253%) more than Utah minimum wage and $18.32 (+253%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Farmington, Utah?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Farmington, Utah.

Go to the Utah Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Farmington.

How many renters live in Farmington, Utah?

The City of Farmington has 24,463 people living in 6,890 households.

There are 2,901 renters living in 1,237 renter households in this City. Renters make up 11.86 percent of the population living in Farmington.

What is the rental market like in Farmington, Utah?

There are an estimated 7,135 housing units in the Farmington area. Of these, 1,322 units are rental homes, making up 19 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Farmington, Utah, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Farmington?

The rental vacancy rate in Farmington is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Farmington for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Farmington
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
14 209 534 244 86
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Farmington

A large number of apartments in Farmington have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Farmington are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 40 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 17 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Farmington

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,016 to $2,229. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,016
One BR $1,108
Two BR $1,350
Three BR $1,831
Four BR $2,229
2024 Fair Market Rents in Farmington, Utah

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Farmington?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 0 100 percent
One BR 120 57 percent
Two BR 220 41 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Farmington, Utah

How many affordable rental units are in Farmington?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Farmington, Utah including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 129
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Farmington, Utah

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Farmington, Utah

Farmington 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 Farmington, Utah

There are 124 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Farmington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Farmington, Utah

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Farmington landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Farmington.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Farmington, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,215 and $1,485.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.