Tooele, Utah Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 95 income based apartments in Tooele where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 567 affordable apartments in Tooele that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Tooele, Utah

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Tooele.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Utah Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Tooele.

Tooele Gateway Apartments

232 Fenwick Ln
Tooele, Utah
2-3 BR

Remington Park II Apartments

475 W Utah Ave
Tooele, Utah
Rent Assisted

Oquirrh View Apartments

552 N 270 E
Tooele, Utah

Canyon Cove Housing

178 E Vine St
Tooele, Utah
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

Landmark Apartments

350 W 400 S
Tooele, Utah

Remington Park Retirement

475 W Utah Ave
Tooele, Utah

Crown at Clark Cove

659 S 1050 W
Tooele, Utah

Tooele County

782 W 770 S
Tooele, Utah

Remington Park Apartments Construction

500 E Utah Ave
Tooele, Utah

Lakeview Apartments

742 N 100 E
Tooele, Utah
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Affordable Housing Near Tooele

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Tooele, Utah

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Tooele County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Utah Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Tooele.

Tooele, Utah Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Tooele, Utah

Tooele features 95 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 Tooele, Utah

There are 567 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tooele.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tooele, Utah

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tooele landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Tooele.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tooele, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,003 and $1,225.

2023 Tooele, 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
Tooele, Utah Fair Market Rent $745 $846 $1,114 $1,520 $1,898
Tooele, Utah Payment Standard Range $671 to $820 $761 to $931 $1,003 to $1,225 $1,368 to $1,672 $1,708 to $2,088

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Tooele, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 662
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 95
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.74
Average Household Size 3.11
Median Household Income $57,390 ±$4,035
Median Rent $902 ±$71
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.22% ± 6pp
Total Population 32,454

Population and Household Demographics

Tooele is a city in Tooele County, Utah with a population of 32,454. There are 10,336 households in the city with an average household size of 3.11 persons. 25.14% of households in Tooele are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tooele

The median gross income for households in Tooele is $57,390 a year, or $4,783 a month. The median rent for the city is $902 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tooele, a household making less than $3,007 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Tooele.

Area Median Income In Tooele

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 Tooele, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tooele County.

In Tooele, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,900

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 Tooele

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 Tooele

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tooele AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,500 $22,300 $25,100 $27,850 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tooele AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,500 $37,150 $41,800 $46,400 $50,150 $53,850 $57,550 $61,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tooele AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,000 $59,400 $66,850 $74,250 $80,200 $86,150 $92,100 $98,050