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Affordable Housing In Smithfield
Cache County, Utah

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Smithfield

Greenbriar Apartments

210 S 300 E
Smithfield, Utah
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Housing Authorities that serve Smithfield

Housing Authority Programs
Bear River Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Smithfield, Utah

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 40 affordable apartments for rent in Smithfield, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Smithfield, Utah

Smithfield 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 Smithfield, Utah

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Smithfield, Utah

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Smithfield landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Smithfield.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Smithfield, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $704 and $860.

2021 Smithfield, 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
Smithfield, Utah Fair Market Rent $516 $618 $782 $1,119 $1,354
Smithfield, Utah Payment Standard Range $464 to $568 $556 to $680 $704 to $860 $1,007 to $1,231 $1,219 to $1,489

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Smithfield, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 40
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12.17%
Average Renter Household Size 3.31
Average Household Size 3.40
Median Household Income $57,593 ±$8,068
Median Rent $835 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.32% ± 13.74pp
Total Population 10,413

Population and Household Demographics

Smithfield is a city in Cache County, Utah with a population of 10,413. There are 3,066 households in the city with an average household size of 3.40 persons. 12.17% of households in Smithfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Smithfield

The median gross income for households in Smithfield is $57,593 a year, or $4,799 a month. The median rent for the city is $835 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Smithfield, a household making less than $2,783 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Smithfield.

Area Median Income In Smithfield

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 Smithfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cache County.

In Smithfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,800

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 Smithfield

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 Smithfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Smithfield 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 Smithfield 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 Smithfield 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