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Affordable Housing In Salt Lake County
Utah

192 Low Income Apartment Communities In Salt Lake County

Friendship Manor Senior Apartments

1320 E 500 S
Salt Lake City, Utah
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized
Market Rate

Bodhi Salt Lake City

750 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah
$875-1,375
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Bridge Projects

511 W 200 S
Salt Lake City, Utah
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Park Vue Apartments

1450 S West Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah
$794-1,179
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Holladay Hills

3690 S Highland Dr
Salt Lake City, Utah
$745-858
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Heartland Mountainview Apartments

7050 S 1300 W
West Jordan, Utah
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Birkhill Apartment Homes Phase III

Jummer Way
Murray, Utah
$629-1,399
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Artesian Springs Apartments

4205 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, Utah
$850
Studio BR
Accepts Vouchers

Timbergate Apartments

5605 W Roe Deer Lane
Herriman, Utah
$1,023-1,179
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Ball Park Apartments

1370 / 1380 South West Temple
Salt Lake, Utah
$308-950
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Salt Lake County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Connect Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA); Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Salt Lake County, Utah

There are 192 low income housing apartment communities offering 13,823 affordable apartments for rent in Salt Lake County, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Salt Lake County, Utah

Salt Lake County features 3,274 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 Salt Lake County, Utah

There are 10,549 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Salt Lake County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Salt Lake County, Utah

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Salt Lake County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Salt Lake County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Salt Lake County, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,058 and $1,294.

2020 Salt Lake 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 $790 $964 $1,176 $1,649 $1,870
Payment Standard Range $711 to $869 $868 to $1,060 $1,058 to $1,294 $1,484 to $1,814 $1,683 to $2,057

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Salt Lake County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 192
Total Low Income Apartments 13,823
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,274
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.74
Average Household Size 3.03
Median Household Income $62,117 ±$560
Median Rent $936 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.92% ± 1.29pp
Total Population 1,078,958

Population and Household Demographics

Salt Lake County is a county in Utah with a population of 1,078,958. There are 351,892 households in the county with an average household size of 3.03 persons. 33.76% of households in Salt Lake County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Salt Lake County

The median gross income for households in Salt Lake County is $62,117 a year, or $5,176 a month. The median rent for the county is $936 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Salt Lake County, a household making less than $3,120 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Salt Lake County.

Area Median Income In Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,700

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 Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,400 $19,850 $22,350 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,950 $33,100 $37,250 $41,350 $44,700 $48,000 $51,300 $54,600
80% of Median $46,350 $52,950 $59,550 $66,150 $71,450 $76,750 $82,050 $87,350

Cities In Salt Lake County

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City Served By
Alta
Bluffdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bluffdale is the Housing Connect.
Copperton
Cottonwood Heights
Draper The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Draper is the Housing Connect.
Emigration Canyon
Granite
Herriman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Herriman is the Housing Connect.
Holladay
Kearns The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kearns is the Housing Connect.
Magna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Magna is the Housing Connect.
Midval
Midvale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Midvale is the Housing Connect.
Millcreek
Murray The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Murray is the Housing Connect.
Riverton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Riverton is the Housing Connect.
Salt Lake City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salt Lake City is the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City.
Sandy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sandy is the Housing Connect.
South Jordan
South Salt Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Salt Lake is the Housing Connect.
South Salt Lake Cit
Taylorsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taylorsville is the Housing Connect.
West Jordan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Jordan is the Housing Connect.
West Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Valley is the Housing Connect.
West Valley City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Valley City are the Housing Connect and West Valley City Housing Authority.
White City