Affordable Housing In Utah County
Utah

33 Low Income Apartment Communities In Utah County

Maeser School Apartments

162 S 500 E
Provo, Utah

Springville 9 Plex

210 E 300 S
Springville, Utah

100 S 2050 W

100 S 2050 W
Provo, Utah

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Utah County, Utah

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Utah County, Utah

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Utah County, Utah

There are 33 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,587 affordable apartments for rent in Utah County, Utah.

Income Based Apartments in Utah County, Utah

Utah County features 389 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 $937 and $1,145.

2022 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
Utah County, Utah Fair Market Rent $880 $914 $1,041 $1,479 $1,782
Utah County, Utah Payment Standard Range $792 to $968 $823 to $1,005 $937 to $1,145 $1,331 to $1,627 $1,604 to $1,960

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Utah County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 33
Total Low Income Apartments 1,587
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 389
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
Total Population 551,957

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 $83,700

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 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

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 Utah County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,600 $20,100 $22,600 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Utah County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,300 $33,500 $37,700 $41,850 $45,200 $48,550 $51,900 $55,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Utah County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,900 $53,600 $60,300 $66,950 $72,350 $77,700 $83,050 $88,400

Cities In Utah County

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City Served By
Alpine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alpine is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
American Fork The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves American Fork is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Benjamin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benjamin is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Cedar Fort The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Fort is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Cedar Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Hills is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Eagle Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagle Mountain is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Elberta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elberta is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Elk Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elk Ridge is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Fairfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfield is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Genola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Genola is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Goshen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goshen is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Highland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highland is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Lake Shore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Shore is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Lehi The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lehi is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Lindon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lindon is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Mapleton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mapleton is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Orem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orem is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Palmyra The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palmyra 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.
Salem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salem is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Saratoga Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saratoga Springs is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Spanish Fork The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spanish Fork is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Spring Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Lake is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Springville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springville is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Vineyard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vineyard is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
West Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Mountain is the Housing Authority of Utah County.
Woodland Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodland Hills is the Housing Authority of Utah County.