Affordable Housing In Weber County
51 Low Income Apartment Communities In Weber County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Weber County, Utah
There are 51 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,179 affordable apartments for rent in Weber County, Utah.
Income Based Apartments in Weber County, Utah
Weber County features 1,305 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 Weber County, Utah
There are 1,874 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Weber County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Weber County, Utah
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Weber County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Weber County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Weber County, Utah for a two-bedroom apartment is between $919 and $1,123.
2021 Weber 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|
|Weber County, Utah Fair Market Rent||$721||$812||$1,021||$1,432||$1,707|
|Weber County, Utah Payment Standard Range||$649 to $793||$731 to $893||$919 to $1,123||$1,289 to $1,575||$1,536 to $1,878|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Weber County, UT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||51|
|Total Low Income Apartments||3,179|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,305|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.78%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.65|
|Average Household Size||2.94|
|Median Household Income||$56,581 ±$938|
|Median Rent||$793 ±$15|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||43.45% ± 2.51pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Weber County is a county in Utah with a population of 238,682. There are 80,137 households in the county with an average household size of 2.94 persons. 28.78% of households in Weber County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Weber County
The median gross income for households in Weber County is $56,581 a year, or $4,715 a month. The median rent for the county is $793 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Weber County, a household making less than $2,643 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Weber County.
Area Median Income In Weber 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 Weber County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,300
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 Weber 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 Weber 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 Weber 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 Weber 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 Weber County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Weber County
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|Ogden||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ogden is the Ogden Housing Authority.|