Affordable Housing In River Heights
Housing Authorities that serve River Heights
|Bear River Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in River Heights, Utah
There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in River Heights, Utah.
Income Based Apartments in River Heights, Utah
River Heights 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 River Heights, Utah
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in River Heights.
Housing Choice Vouchers in River Heights, Utah
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay River Heights landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in River Heights.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in River Heights, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $704 and $860.
2021 River Heights, 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|
|River Heights, Utah Fair Market Rent||$516||$618||$782||$1,119||$1,354|
|River Heights, Utah Payment Standard Range||$464 to $568||$556 to $680||$704 to $860||$1,007 to $1,231||$1,219 to $1,489|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
River Heights, 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||12.04%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.80|
|Average Household Size||3.17|
|Median Household Income||$68,516 ±$10,157|
|Median Rent||$850 ±$94|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||34.67% ± 19.29pp|
Population and Household Demographics
River Heights is a city in Cache County, Utah with a population of 1,973. There are 623 households in the city with an average household size of 3.17 persons. 12.04% of households in River Heights are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in River Heights
The median gross income for households in River Heights is $68,516 a year, or $5,710 a month. The median rent for the city is $850 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In River Heights, a household making less than $2,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.67% of households who rent are overburdened in River Heights.
Area Median Income In River Heights
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 River Heights, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cache County.
In River Heights, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,800
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 River Heights
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 River Heights
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the River Heights AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the River Heights AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the River Heights AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.