Affordable Housing In Tooele County

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tooele County

Old Mill at Stansbury

81 E Porter Way
Stansbury Park, UT
3 BR
HCV Welcome

Remington Park II CO Lb Hunt Mgmt

475 W Utah Ave
Tooele, UT
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1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Oquirrh View Apartments

552 N 270 E
Tooele, UT
HCV Welcome

Briarwood Apartments

125 Gardenia Way
Wendover, UT

Canyon Cove Housing

178 E Vine St
Tooele, UT
Elderly Supportive Housing

Landmark Apartments

350 W 400 S
Tooele, UT
HCV Welcome

Remington Park Retirement

475 W Utah Ave
Tooele, UT
HCV Welcome

Tooele County

782 W 770 S
Tooele, UT

Willow Creek Apartments V

236 W Plum St
Grantsville, UT

Old Mill at Stansbury II

6703 Malachite Way
Stansbury Park, UT
HCV Welcome

There are 20 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 938 affordable apartments for rent in Tooele County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 195 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Tooele County, HUD housing programs support 0 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 711 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Tooele County

Housing Authority Programs
Tooele County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tooele County, Utah

Tooele County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 938
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 195
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.78
Total Population 60,893
Housing Units 18,631
Average Household Size 3.25
Median Household Income $63,552 ±$2,092
Median Rent $811 ±$58
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.54% ± 4.35pp

Population and Household Demographics

Tooele County is a County in Utah with a population of 60,893. There are 18,631 households in the county with an average household size of 3.25 persons. 22.99% of households in Tooele County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tooele County

The median gross income for households in Tooele County is $63,552 a year, or $5,296 a month. The median rent for the county is $811 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tooele County, a household making less than $2,703 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Tooele County.1

Area Median Income In Tooele 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 Tooele County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,200

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 Tooele 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 Tooele County HUD Rental Assistance in Tooele County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,600 $17,800 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,000 $29,700 $33,400 $37,100 $40,100 $43,050 $46,050 $49,000
80% of Median $41,550 $47,500 $53,450 $59,350 $64,100 $68,850 $73,600 $78,350
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Tooele County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1994 to 2006, 9 low income apartment communities containing 603 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Tooele County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Tooele County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $26,000 $29,700 $33,400 $37,100 $40,100 $43,050 $46,050 $49,000
60% of Median $31,200 $35,640 $40,080 $44,520 $48,120 $51,660 $55,260 $58,800

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Tooele County is $40,080 a year, or $3,340 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,340 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,002 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $650 $696 $835 $965 $1,076 $1,188
60% $780 $836 $1,002 $1,158 $1,292 $1,426
Fair Market Rents in Tooele County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$613 $751 $887 $1,282 $1,558

Cities In Tooele County

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City Listings Served By
Tooele 13 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tooele is the Tooele County Housing Authority.
Grantsville 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grantsville is the Tooele County Housing Authority.
Stansbury Park 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stansbury Park is the Tooele County Housing Authority.
Wendover 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wendover is the Tooele County Housing Authority.
Dugway 0
Erda 0
Ophir 0
Rush Valley 0
Stockton 0
Vernon 0