Affordable Housing In Uintah County

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Uintah County

Vernal Gardens 2

342 South 1350 West
Vernal, UT
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Rose Park Apartments

329 E 500 S
Vernal, UT

Golden Age Manor

221 W 350 N
Vernal, UT

Vernal Gardens

342 S 1350 W
Vernal, UT
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Ashley Valley Apartments

1320 W Main Street
Vernal, UT

Ashley Valley Shadows

992 W Main St
Vernal, UT
Elderly Supportive Housing

Daniels Crossing

1820 W 1500 S
Vernal, UT
Disabled Supportive Housing

Golden Spring Vernal Ubac

317 N 1500 W
Vernal, UT
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Unity Place

550 S 500 E
Vernal, UT
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Tlc East

1026 S 500 W
Vernal, UT
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Uintah County, Utah

According to federal housing data and research, there are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 325 affordable apartments for rent in Uintah County, Utah. Uintah County features 187 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 138 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Uintah County.

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.1

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 $76,700

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 Uintah County HUD Rental Assistance in Uintah County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,100 $18,400 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,850 $30,700 $34,550 $38,350 $41,450 $44,500 $47,600 $50,650
80% of Median $42,950 $49,100 $55,250 $61,350 $66,300 $71,200 $76,100 $81,000
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Uintah County

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

From 1998 to 2007, 4 low income apartment communities containing 121 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Uintah 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 Uintah County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $26,850 $30,700 $34,550 $38,350 $41,450 $44,500 $47,600 $50,650
60% of Median $32,220 $36,840 $41,460 $46,020 $49,740 $53,400 $57,120 $60,780

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 Uintah County is $41,460 a year, or $3,455 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,455 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,037 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% $671 $719 $864 $998 $1,113 $1,228
60% $806 $863 $1,037 $1,197 $1,335 $1,474
Fair Market Rents in Uintah 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.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$611 $741 $938 $1,240 $1,420

Cities In Uintah County

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Vernal 12
Ballard 0
Bonanza 0
Fort Duchesne 0
Jensen 0
Maeser 0
Naples 0
Randlett 0
Whiterocks 0