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Affordable Housing In Santa Clara
Washington County, Utah

Guide To Affordable Housing in Santa Clara, Utah

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

Income Based Apartments in Santa Clara, Utah

Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara, Utah

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Santa Clara, Utah

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Santa Clara, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $873 and $1,067.

2021 Santa Clara, 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
Santa Clara, Utah Fair Market Rent $751 $781 $970 $1,388 $1,679
Santa Clara, Utah Payment Standard Range $676 to $826 $703 to $859 $873 to $1,067 $1,249 to $1,527 $1,511 to $1,847

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Santa Clara, 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 21.63%
Average Renter Household Size 3.68
Average Household Size 3.66
Median Household Income $67,776 ±$5,390
Median Rent $1,365 ±$117
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.13% ± 24.24pp
Total Population 6,550

Population and Household Demographics

Santa Clara is a city in Washington County, Utah with a population of 6,550. There are 1,789 households in the city with an average household size of 3.66 persons. 21.63% of households in Santa Clara are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Santa Clara

The median gross income for households in Santa Clara is $67,776 a year, or $5,648 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,365 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Santa Clara, a household making less than $4,550 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.13% of households who rent are overburdened in Santa Clara.

Area Median Income In Santa Clara

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 Santa Clara, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Santa Clara, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,600

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 Santa Clara

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 Santa Clara

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Santa Clara AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $17,800 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Santa Clara AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Santa Clara AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300