Alamosa Housing Authority
213 Murphy Drive
Alamosa, Alamosa County, CO

719-589-6694 http://alamosaha.org/

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Alamosa Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on November 13th, 2015.

Please note: The Alamosa Housing Authority administers Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers through the Colorado Division of Housing.

The Alamosa Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when the waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the AHA website, or call the office at (719) 589-6694.


Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Alamosa Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update June 10th, 2015.

The Housing Authority of the City of Alamosa (HACA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


The HACA offers one public housing community with 199 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Visit the HACA to pick up an application, located at 213 Murphy Dr., Alamosa, CO 81101, during normal office hours.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 719-589-6694 during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above 

The HACA does have a preference for applicants that are employed.

For more information the HACA can be reached by calling 719-589-6694 during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Alamosa Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 199 affordable rental units. It also administers 0 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Alamosa Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as No units, meaning it administers Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Alamosa Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (100%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (0%) to that of all housing authorities in Colorado, Alamosa Housing Authority has a larger proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is smaller than the average housing authority in Colorado.

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

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Alamosa Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 4/4/11 Plan
2010 2/12/10 Plan
2009 2/10/09 Plan
2007 1/30/07 Plan
2006 3/3/06 Plan
2005 2/25/05 Plan
2004 4/6/04 Plan
2003 7/8/03 Plan
2001 2/13/01 Plan
2000 6/30/00 Plan