Boulder Housing Partners

4800 North Broadway
Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado
(720) 564-4610

Boulder Housing Partners is a public housing agency in Boulder, Colorado that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, and Public Housing programs. As of November 17th, 2018, Boulder Housing Partners has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Boulder Affordable Rentals Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Market Rate Rentals Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Boulder Housing Partners serves Boulder.

Open Boulder Housing Partners Waiting Lists

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Other Boulder Housing Partners Waiting Lists

Closed: Boulder, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for three days in September, 2018; and before that for three days in March, 2016, and for three days in February, 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally, Those Displaced by Natural Disaster, Those Terminated from Assistance Due to Lack of Funding or Those Referred by Local Assistance Program.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the BHP website, or call the office at (720) 564-4610.

Last Updated on 09/27/2018.

Closed: Family Public Housing Waiting List

Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) Family Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: A list of all Public Housing communities can be found here.

For more information, visit the BHP website, or call the office at (720) 564-4610.

Last Updated on 09/07/2018.

Closed: Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) Senior/Disabled Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please noteA list of all Public Housing communities can be found here.

For more information, visit the BHP website, or call the office at (720) 564-4610.

Last Updated on 09/07/2018.

Closed: Section 8 Communities Waiting List

Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) Section 8 Communities waiting list is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please noteA list of all Section 8 Communities can be found here.

For more information, visit the BHP website, or call the office at (720) 564-4610.

Last Updated on 09/07/2018.

Unknown: Bringing School Home Waiting List

The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 09/07/2018.

About Boulder Housing Partners

More information about Boulder Housing Partners can be found on its website at http://www.boulderhousing.org/.

How To Check Your Waiting List Status

You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling (720)-564-4627.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/17/2018, it is not known if Boulder Housing Partners is aborbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

About the Boulder Housing Partners Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Boulder Housing Partners manages 1,047 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Tenant Protection Moving To Work Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 110 623 7 173
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $744 $742 $1,093 $808
Monthly Cost $81,804 $462,223 $7,648 $139,777

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Boulder Housing Partners

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 12% having issued approximately 95 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of -1 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $16,175 per year. 99% of households were very low income (VLI) and 84% were extremely low income (ELI). 36% of households had wages as a major source of income, 5% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 58% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 43% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 34% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

36% of households included children, 10% of which had two adults in the household. 28% of households with children have a female head of household. 65% of all households were headed by a female.

32% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 3% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Boulder Housing Partners Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 45% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 49% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

46% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 18% with 3 or more bedrooms. 12% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Boulder Housing Partners voucher holders in 2016 was $431 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $705. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $82.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


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