Affordable Housing In Nephi
Juab County, Utah

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nephi

Crown at Walnut Grove

443 E 400 S
Nephi, Utah
Accepts Vouchers

Mountain Shadows Apartments

465 S 400 E
Nephi, Utah
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Nephi, Utah

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 52 affordable apartments for rent in Nephi, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Nephi, Utah

Nephi 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 Nephi, Utah

There are 52 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Nephi.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nephi, Utah

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nephi, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $833 and $1,019.

2020 Nephi, 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 $723 $814 $926 $1,336 $1,626
Payment Standard Range $651 to $795 $733 to $895 $833 to $1,019 $1,202 to $1,470 $1,463 to $1,789

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Nephi, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 52
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 15.22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.80
Average Household Size 3.05
Median Household Income $53,102 ±$3,460
Median Rent $786 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.28% ± 22.99pp
Total Population 5,463

Population and Household Demographics

Nephi is a City in Juab County, Utah with a population of 5,463. There are 1,741 households in the city with an average household size of 3.05 persons. 15.22% of households in Nephi are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nephi

The median gross income for households in Nephi is $53,102 a year, or $4,425 a month. The median rent for the city is $786 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nephi, a household making less than $2,620 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Nephi.1

Area Median Income In Nephi

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 Nephi, the AMI is calculated from all households within Juab County.

In Nephi, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,600

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 Nephi

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 Nephi

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,750 $19,150 $21,550 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,900 $31,850 $35,850 $39,800 $43,000 $46,200 $49,400 $52,550
80% of Median $44,600 $51,000 $57,350 $63,700 $68,800 $73,900 $79,000 $84,100