Midvale seeks is to improve the appeal of housing in Midvale City by strengthening existing neighborhoods, providing opportunities for new development, promoting a broad range of housing choices for all income levels, and addressing housing market imbalances through comprehensive policies and programs.
The Midvale City Housing Plan was formulated using the housing goals outlined in the 2016 General Plan, and incorporates current data, best practices, and public input to establish objectives and strategies for making progress over the next five-years on the City’s housing goals. The Plan identifies current and anticipated issues within Midvale's housing market and establishes the citywide policies that will address those issues. It provides a guide for building better neighborhoods, stabilizing existing neighborhoods, and accommodating Midvale's future growth.
The Housing Resource Guide provides useful information regarding resources that are available for homeowners and renters in Midvale.
(Source: 2015 American Community Survey)
Population of 33,000
- 11,753 households
- 56 % of all occupied housing units are rental units
- 33% of Midvale's population are minorities
- 1 in 4 children live in poverty
- 48% of Households occupied by a single adult
- 2,487 adults aged 25+ did not graduated from high school
- Median Home Value $194,700
- $50,614 Midvale's Median Income
- 51% live in their home for less than five years
- 46% of Midvale's renters are cost burdened
- 1,141 single parent households
- 34% of residents aged 25 or older have a college degree
Housing Resource Guide
The Housing Resource Guide is intended to be a guide for those looking for help in repairing their home, or those interested in purchasing their own home, as well as those who are experiencing housing related financial issues.
May 2018 Housing Review
The Gardner Business Review analyzes the impact of rapidly rising housing prices, and the impacts that this will have on housing affordability. It also looks at the economics of the housing market, and the current challenges that it faces.
The State of the Nations Housing
The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University analyzes the housing markets, demographic drivers, home ownership and rental housing, and the housing challenges that exist in the current market.