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Affordable Housing In Salt Lake County
Utah

191 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

Bridge Projects

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

Park Vue Apartments

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

Holladay Hills

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

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

Artesian Springs Apartments

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

Timbergate Apartments

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

Ball Park Apartments

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

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 191 low income housing apartment communities offering 13,797 affordable apartments for rent in Salt Lake County, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Salt Lake County, Utah

Salt Lake County features 3,294 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 10,503 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 $1,084 and $1,324.

2021 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
Salt Lake County, Utah Fair Market Rent $829 $1,001 $1,204 $1,690 $1,892
Salt Lake County, Utah Payment Standard Range $746 to $912 $901 to $1,101 $1,084 to $1,324 $1,521 to $1,859 $1,703 to $2,081

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Salt Lake County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 191
Total Low Income Apartments 13,797
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,294
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 $92,900

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

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 Salt Lake County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,400 $22,150 $24,900 $27,650 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Salt Lake County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,300 $36,900 $41,500 $46,100 $49,800 $53,500 $57,200 $60,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Salt Lake County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$51,650 $59,000 $66,400 $73,750 $79,650 $85,550 $91,450 $97,350

Cities In Salt Lake County

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