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Affordable Housing In Mount Pleasant
Sanpete County, Utah

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mount Pleasant

Mt Pleasant Senior Housing

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Mount Pleasant, Utah
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Mount Pleasant, Utah

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Mount Pleasant, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Mount Pleasant, Utah

Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant, Utah

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mount Pleasant, Utah

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

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

2021 Mount Pleasant, 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
Mount Pleasant, Utah Fair Market Rent $537 $576 $759 $944 $1,062
Mount Pleasant, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mount Pleasant, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.80
Average Household Size 3.01
Median Household Income $51,071 ±$7,373
Median Rent $655 ±$249
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.7% ± 20.82pp
Total Population 3,251

Population and Household Demographics

Mount Pleasant is a city in Sanpete County, Utah with a population of 3,251. There are 940 households in the city with an average household size of 3.01 persons. 25% of households in Mount Pleasant are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mount Pleasant

The median gross income for households in Mount Pleasant is $51,071 a year, or $4,256 a month. The median rent for the city is $655 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mount Pleasant, a household making less than $2,183 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Mount Pleasant.

Area Median Income In Mount Pleasant

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

In Mount Pleasant, 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 Mount Pleasant

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 Mount Pleasant

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant 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