Affordable Housing In Sanpete County
10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sanpete County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sanpete County, Utah
There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 165 affordable apartments for rent in Sanpete County, Utah.
Income Based Apartments in Sanpete County, Utah
Sanpete County features 68 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 Sanpete County, Utah
There are 97 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sanpete County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Sanpete County, Utah
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sanpete County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Sanpete County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sanpete County, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $683 and $835.
2021 Sanpete 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|
|Sanpete County, Utah Fair Market Rent||$537||$576||$759||$944||$1,062|
|Sanpete County, Utah Payment Standard Range||$483 to $591||$518 to $634||$683 to $835||$850 to $1,038||$956 to $1,168|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Sanpete County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||10|
|Total Low Income Apartments||165|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||68|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||25.93%|
|Average Renter Household Size||3.17|
|Average Household Size||3.13|
|Median Household Income||$50,323 ±$2,784|
|Median Rent||$675 ±$51|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||30.87% ± 6.58pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sanpete County is a county in Utah with a population of 28,261. There are 7,943 households in the county with an average household size of 3.13 persons. 25.93% of households in Sanpete County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sanpete County
The median gross income for households in Sanpete County is $50,323 a year, or $4,194 a month. The median rent for the county is $675 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sanpete County, a household making less than $2,250 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Sanpete County.
Area Median Income In Sanpete 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 Sanpete County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,200
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 Sanpete 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 Sanpete 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 Sanpete County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sanpete County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sanpete County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.