Housing Authority of the City of Fountain
501 E Iowa Avenue Fountain, CO 80817

719-382-5639

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Fountain administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 40 affordable rental units. It also administers 240 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Fountain is determined to be a Very Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1 - 49 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of Fountain between Public Housing Units (14%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (86%) to that of all housing authorities in CO, Housing Authority of the City of Fountain has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in CO.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Housing Authority of the City of Fountain manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 99. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Fountain has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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1

Public Housing Projects

40

Public Housing Units

240

Section 8 Vouchers

Very Small (1 - 49)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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