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Affordable Housing In Rich County
Utah

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rich County

Bear Hollow Apartments

302 N Bear Hollow Ln
Garden City, Utah
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Rich County

Housing Authority Programs
Bear River Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rich County, Utah

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

Income Based Apartments in Rich County, Utah

Rich County 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 Rich County, Utah

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rich County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rich County, Utah

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rich County, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $706 and $862.

2020 Rich County, 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 $553 $613 $784 $1,049 $1,254
Payment Standard Range $498 to $608 $552 to $674 $706 to $862 $944 to $1,154 $1,129 to $1,379

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rich County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.94%
Average Renter Household Size 4.49
Average Household Size 3.57
Median Household Income $50,781 ±$5,055
Median Rent $614 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.24% ± 16.48pp
Total Population 2,292

Population and Household Demographics

Rich County is a county in Utah with a population of 2,292. There are 640 households in the county with an average household size of 3.57 persons. 20.94% of households in Rich County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rich County

The median gross income for households in Rich County is $50,781 a year, or $4,232 a month. The median rent for the county is $614 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rich County, a household making less than $2,047 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Rich County.

Area Median Income In Rich County

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.

In Rich County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,300

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 Rich County

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 Rich County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,600 $17,800 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% of Median $41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300

Cities In Rich County

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City Served By
Garden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garden is the Bear River Regional Housing Authority.
Garden City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garden City is the Bear River Regional Housing Authority.
Laketown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Laketown is the Bear River Regional Housing Authority.
Randolph The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Randolph is the Bear River Regional Housing Authority.
Woodruff The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodruff is the Bear River Regional Housing Authority.