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Affordable Housing In Rush Valley
Tooele County, Utah

Housing Authorities that serve Rush Valley

Housing Authority Programs
Tooele County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rush Valley, Utah

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

Income Based Apartments in Rush Valley, Utah

Rush Valley 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 Rush Valley, Utah

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rush Valley, Utah

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rush Valley, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $866 and $1,058.

2021 Rush Valley, 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
Rush Valley, Utah Fair Market Rent $690 $769 $962 $1,350 $1,666
Rush Valley, Utah Payment Standard Range $621 to $759 $692 to $846 $866 to $1,058 $1,215 to $1,485 $1,499 to $1,833

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rush Valley, 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 11.57%
Average Renter Household Size 3.00
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $63,750 ±$19,583
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 16% ± 78.12pp
Total Population 564

Population and Household Demographics

Rush Valley is a city in Tooele County, Utah with a population of 564. There are 216 households in the city with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 11.57% of households in Rush Valley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rush Valley

The median gross income for households in Rush Valley is $63,750 a year, or $5,313 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rush Valley, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 16% of households who rent are overburdened in Rush Valley.

Area Median Income In Rush Valley

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 Rush Valley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tooele County.

In Rush Valley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,000

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 Rush Valley

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 Rush Valley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rush Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,450 $19,950 $22,450 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rush Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,500 $44,850 $48,150 $51,500 $54,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rush Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,500 $53,150 $59,800 $66,400 $71,750 $77,050 $82,350 $87,650