Affordable Housing In Utah County
32 Low Income Apartment Communities In Utah County
Housing Authorities that serve Utah County
|Housing Authority of Utah County||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Utah County, Utah
There are 32 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,561 affordable apartments for rent in Utah County, Utah.
Income Based Apartments in Utah County, Utah
Utah County features 363 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 Utah County, Utah
There are 1,198 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Utah County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Utah County, Utah
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Utah County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Utah County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Utah County, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $833 and $1,019.
2020 Utah 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$723||$814||$926||$1,336||$1,626|
|Payment Standard Range||$651 to $795||$733 to $895||$833 to $1,019||$1,202 to $1,470||$1,463 to $1,789|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Utah County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||32|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,561|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||363|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||33.07%|
|Average Renter Household Size||3.29|
|Average Household Size||3.62|
|Median Household Income||$62,180 ±$752|
|Median Rent||$900 ±$16|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.17% ± 1.65pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Utah County is a county in Utah with a population of 551,957. There are 148,464 households in the county with an average household size of 3.62 persons. 33.07% of households in Utah County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Utah County
The median gross income for households in Utah County is $62,180 a year, or $5,182 a month. The median rent for the county is $900 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Utah County, a household making less than $3,000 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Utah County.
Area Median Income In Utah 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 Utah County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,400
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 Utah 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 Utah County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$16,900||$19,300||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$28,150||$32,200||$36,200||$40,200||$43,450||$46,650||$49,850||$53,100|
|80% of Median||$45,050||$51,450||$57,900||$64,300||$69,450||$74,600||$79,750||$84,900|
Cities In Utah County
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|Lehi||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lehi is the Housing Authority of Utah County.|
|Orem||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orem is the Housing Authority of Utah County.|
|Payson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Payson is the Housing Authority of Utah County.|
|Pleasant Grove||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant Grove is the Housing Authority of Utah County.|
|Provo||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Provo are the Provo City Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Utah County.|
|Spanish Fork||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spanish Fork is the Housing Authority of Utah County.|