Affordable Housing In Tooele County
21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tooele County
Housing Authorities that serve Tooele County
|Tooele County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Tooele County, Utah
There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 970 affordable apartments for rent in Tooele County, Utah.
Income Based Apartments in Tooele County, Utah
Tooele County features 227 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 County, Utah
There are 711 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tooele County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Tooele County, Utah
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tooele County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Tooele County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tooele County, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $866 and $1,058.
2021 Tooele 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|
|Tooele County, Utah Fair Market Rent||$690||$769||$962||$1,350||$1,666|
|Tooele County, Utah Payment Standard Range||$621 to $759||$692 to $846||$866 to $1,058||$1,215 to $1,485||$1,499 to $1,833|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Tooele County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||21|
|Total Low Income Apartments||970|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||227|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||22.99%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.78|
|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.
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 $80,800
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 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Tooele 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 Tooele 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 Tooele 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 Tooele County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Tooele County
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|Dugway||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dugway is the Tooele County Housing Authority.|
|Erda||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Erda is the Tooele County Housing Authority.|
|Grantsville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grantsville is the Tooele County Housing Authority.|
|Ophir||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ophir is the Tooele County Housing Authority.|
|Rush Valley||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rush Valley is the Tooele County Housing Authority.|
|Stansbury Park||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stansbury Park is the Tooele County Housing Authority.|
|Stockton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stockton is the Tooele County Housing Authority.|
|Tooele||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tooele is the Tooele County Housing Authority.|
|Vernon||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vernon is the Tooele County Housing Authority.|
|Wendover||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wendover is the Tooele County Housing Authority.|