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Affordable Housing In Paragonah
Iron County, Utah

Guide To Affordable Housing in Paragonah, Utah

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Paragonah, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Paragonah, Utah

Paragonah 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 Paragonah, Utah

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Paragonah, Utah

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Paragonah, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Paragonah, 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 $465 $617 $714 $1,030 $1,216
Payment Standard Range $419 to $512 $555 to $679 $643 to $785 $927 to $1,133 $1,094 to $1,338

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Paragonah, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.61%
Average Renter Household Size 1.98
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $50,156 ±$6,335
Median Rent $678 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.44% ± 34.78pp
Total Population 543

Population and Household Demographics

Paragonah is a City in Iron County, Utah with a population of 543. There are 199 households in the city with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 22.61% of households in Paragonah are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Paragonah

The median gross income for households in Paragonah is $50,156 a year, or $4,180 a month. The median rent for the city is $678 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Paragonah, a household making less than $2,260 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Paragonah.1

Area Median Income In Paragonah

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 Paragonah, the AMI is calculated from all households within Iron County.

In Paragonah, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,600

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 Paragonah

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 Paragonah

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,500 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,100 $27,550 $31,000 $34,400 $37,200 $39,950 $42,700 $45,450
80% of Median $38,550 $44,050 $49,550 $55,050 $59,500 $63,900 $68,300 $72,700