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Affordable Housing In Uintah County

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Uintah County

Vernal Gardens 2

342 South 1350 West
Vernal, Utah

Rose Park Apartments

329 E 500 S
Vernal, Utah

Golden Age Manor

221 W 350 N
Vernal, Utah

Vernal Gardens

342 S 1350 W
Vernal, Utah

Ashley Valley Apartments

1320 W Main Street
Vernal, Utah

Ashley Valley Shadows

992 W Main St
Vernal, Utah
Elderly Supportive Housing

Daniels Crossing

1820 W 1500 S
Vernal, Utah
Disabled Supportive Housing

Golden Spring Vernal Ubac

317 N 1500 W
Vernal, Utah

Unity Place

550 S 500 E
Vernal, Utah

Tlc East

1026 S 500 W
Vernal, Utah

Guide To Affordable Housing in Uintah County, Utah

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 325 affordable apartments for rent in Uintah County, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Uintah County, Utah

Uintah County features 187 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 Uintah County, Utah

There are 138 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Uintah County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Uintah County, Utah

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Uintah County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Uintah County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Uintah County, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $817 and $999.

2021 Uintah 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
Uintah County, Utah Fair Market Rent $599 $732 $908 $1,245 $1,442
Uintah County, Utah Payment Standard Range $539 to $659 $659 to $805 $817 to $999 $1,121 to $1,370 $1,298 to $1,586

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Uintah County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 325
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 187
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.82%
Average Renter Household Size 3.30
Average Household Size 3.22
Median Household Income $66,815 ±$3,343
Median Rent $972 ±$79
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.58% ± 6.79pp
Total Population 35,721

Population and Household Demographics

Uintah County is a county in Utah with a population of 35,721. There are 10,981 households in the county with an average household size of 3.22 persons. 23.82% of households in Uintah County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Uintah County

The median gross income for households in Uintah County is $66,815 a year, or $5,568 a month. The median rent for the county is $972 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Uintah County, a household making less than $3,240 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.58% of households who rent are overburdened in Uintah County.

Area Median Income In Uintah 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 Uintah County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,600

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 Uintah 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 Uintah County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Uintah County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,100 $18,400 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Uintah County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,850 $30,650 $34,500 $38,300 $41,400 $44,450 $47,500 $50,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Uintah County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,950 $49,050 $55,200 $61,300 $66,250 $71,150 $76,050 $80,950

Cities In Uintah County

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