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Boulder Housing Partners

4800 North Broadway
Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado 80304

Boulder Housing Partners is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Moving to Work programs. As of June 12th, 2021, Boulder Housing Partners has 3 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Boulder Housing Partners serves Boulder County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Boulder County, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon
Market Rate Rentals Open Until Further Notice
Boulder Affordable Rentals Open Until Further Notice
Madison, Family Public Housing Closed
Arapahoe Court and Madison, Senior and Disabled Public Housing Closed
Ciclo, Boulder Affordable Rentals Closed
Canyon Pointe, Senior Section 8 Communities Closed
Glen Willow Families and Individuals Section 8 Communities Closed
Walnut Place Near-Elderly Section 8 Communities Closed
Manhattan and Northport Senior and Disabled Section 8 Communities Closed
Canopy at Red Oak Park Boulder Affordable Rentals Closed
Bringing School Home Closed
30Pearl Independent Living Program Closed
30Pearl Magnolia and Mesa Building Closed

Open Boulder Housing Partners Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Boulder Housing Partners Website: http://www.boulderhousing.org/.

Boulder Housing Partners Phone: (720) 564-4610.

Open Soon: Boulder County, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (PHP) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is opening soon. Applications will be accepted from June 29, 2021 at 9:00 am, until June 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm MT.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application that will be available here.

Please note: According to PHP public notice, "Computers will be available during the opening of the lottery at our main office:  4800 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304.  Please wear a face mask and follow COVID-19 safety guidelines when entering.  A mask can be provided if you do not have one."

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the PHP website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHP public notice on May 26, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Boulder County, Colorado.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (720) 564-4627.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/26/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Market Rate Rentals Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) waiting list for Market Rate Rentals apartments at various communities is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least December, 2019, until further notice.

To apply, visit the Now Renting page here, scroll down to the "Market Rate Rentals" section, and select the link for a listed community. Information on who to contact for an appointment will be provided on the community page.

For more information, visit the BHP Market Rate Rentals page, or the BHP website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (720) 564-4610.

Last Updated on 05/26/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Boulder Affordable Rentals Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) Boulder Affordable Rentals waiting list for apartments at various communities is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least August, 2020, until further notice.

To apply, visit the Now Renting page here, scroll down to the "Boulder Affordable Rentals" section, and select the link for a listed community. Information on who to contact for an appointment will be provided on the community page.

For more information, visit the BHP Affordable Rentals page, or the BHP website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (720) 564-4610.

Last Updated on 05/26/2021.

Other Boulder Housing Partners Waiting Lists

Closed: Madison, Family Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) waiting list for 1, 2, and 3-Bedroom Family Public Housing apartments at Madison is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the BHP Public Housing Program page, or the BHP website.

Last Updated on 12/03/2019.

Closed: Arapahoe Court and Madison, Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) waiting list for 1-Bedroom, Senior (62+)/Disabled Public Housing apartments at Arapahoe Court; and 1, 2, and 3-Bedroom, Senior (62+)/Disabled Public Housing apartments at Madison is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the BHP Public Housing Program page, or the BHP website.

Last Updated on 12/03/2019.

Closed: Ciclo, Boulder Affordable Rentals Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) interest list for Studio, 1, and 2-Bedroom Boulder Affordable Rental apartments at Ciclo is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from December 3, 2019, until December 5, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: The application process included a $19 application fee (per adult) and a $150 holding fee (per household). 

The new development of Ciclo, located at 3390 Valmont Road in the new S’Park Neighborhood of Boulder Junction, will offer 38 apartment homes, including studio, one, and two-bedroom apartments.

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

The maximum income limits for each household size were as follows:

1 Person:  $47,760 | 4 Persons: $68,160

2 Persons: $54,540 | 5 Persons: $73,620

3 Persons: $61,380 |

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the BHP Boulder Affordable Rentals page, or the BHP website.

Sources: This information was verified by a the BHP website, as of November 25, 2019.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Boulder, Colorado.

Last Updated on 12/05/2019.

Closed: Canyon Pointe, Senior Section 8 Communities Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (PHP) Senior Section 8 Communities Program waiting list for 1-Bedrooms apartments at Canyon Pointe is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from July 28, 2020, until July 30, 2020..

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the PHP website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHP public notice, as of July 28, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Boulder, Colorado.

Last Updated on 07/30/2020.

Closed: Glen Willow Families and Individuals Section 8 Communities Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (PHP) Families and Individuals Section 8 Communities Program waiting list for 2, 3 and 4-Bedrooms apartments at Glen Willow is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from July 28, 2020, until July 30, 2020.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the PHP website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHP public notice, as of July 28, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Boulder, Colorado.

Last Updated on 07/30/2020.

Closed: Walnut Place Near-Elderly Section 8 Communities Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (PHP) Near-Elderly Section 8 Communities Program waiting list for 1-Bedrooms apartments at Walnut Place is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from July 28, 2020, until July 30, 2020. 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.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as follows:

  • If your household includes 1 person, you may earn up to $40,300. 
  • If your household includes 2 people, your household may earn up to $46,050.  

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the PHP website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHP public notice, as of July 28, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Boulder, Colorado.

Last Updated on 07/30/2020.

Closed: Manhattan and Northport Senior and Disabled Section 8 Communities Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (PHP) Senior and Disabled Section 8 Communities Program waiting list for 1-Bedrooms apartments at Manhattan and Northport is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from July 28, 2020, until July 30, 2020. 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.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as follows:

  • If your household includes 1 person, you may earn up to $40,300. 
  • If your household includes 2 people, your household may earn up to $46,050.   

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the PHP website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHP public notice, as of July 28, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Boulder, Colorado.

Last Updated on 07/30/2020.

Closed: Canopy at Red Oak Park Boulder Affordable Rentals Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (PHP) Boulder Affordable Rentals interest list for 1, 2 and 3-Bedrooms apartments at Canopy at Red Oak Park is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from August 18, 2020, until August 20, 2020. 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the PHP website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHP public notice, as of August 10, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Boulder, Colorado.

Last Updated on 08/20/2020.

Closed: Bringing School Home Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) Bringing School Home waiting list for apartments at the communities listed below is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from January 11, 2021, until January 29, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to BHP, "Boulder Housing Partners offers Bringing School Home (BSH) at five of our apartment communities in partnership with Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA) and other partners, such as “I Have a Dream” Foundation of Boulder County. BSH brings together quality, affordable housing and educational opportunities for the whole family.

Families living and/or working in Boulder county with children under the age of six who meet eligibility requirements and are committed to participating in educational programming to support their children’s long-term success may apply through EFAA to live in an apartment at a BSH community."

This waiting list was for the following communities:

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

For more information, visit the BHP Bringing School Home page, or the BHP website.

Sources: This information was verified by BHP on January 11, 2021.

Last Updated on 06/11/2021.

Closed: 30Pearl Independent Living Program Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHA) Independent Living Program interest list for apartments at 30Pearl is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from March 16, 2021 until March 18, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the BHA, "the Independent Living Program, for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)"

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the BHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the BHA on March 16, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Boulder, Colorado.

Last Updated on 06/11/2021.

Closed: 30Pearl Magnolia and Mesa Building Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHA) 30Pearl interest list for Studio, 1, 2, and 3-Bedroom apartments at the Magnolia and Mesa Buildings is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from June 7, 2021, until June 10, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the BHA, these buildings "will open for move-in beginning August, 2021." The public notice also states that "If contacted, the application process includes a $19 application fee (per adult) and a $65 holding fee (per household)."

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. The application was available in English and Español. Only one submission was accepted per household, and the name entered must be of the applicant.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the BHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the BHA on June 7, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Boulder, Colorado.

Last Updated on 06/10/2021.

About Boulder Housing Partners

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

Representatives of Boulder Housing Partners may be available by phone at (720) 564-4610. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

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 06/12/2021, it is not known if Boulder Housing Partners is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Boulder Housing Partners Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Boulder Housing Partners manages 1,063 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2020:

Tenant Protection Moving To Work Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 108 651 2 175
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $935 $911 $1,021 $1,028
Monthly Cost $100,995 $592,760 $2,042 $179,889

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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Boulder Housing Partners

Family Sites - Ac, Dc, Ih, Ka, Mn, Md

690 Manhattan Dr
Boulder, Colorado

Senior Sites - Np, Wp

1940 Walnut St
Boulder, Colorado

Low Income Housing Managed by Boulder Housing Partners

Glen Willow Apartments

303 Pearl Street
Boulder, Colorado
Subsidized

Foothills Community

747 Cherry Ave
Boulder, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Broadway East Community

3110 Broadway St
Boulder, Colorado
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Broadway West Community

3120 Broadway St
Boulder, Colorado
$1152
3 BR

Red Oak Park

2637 Valmont Rd
Boulder, Colorado

Palo Park

3295 Palo Parkway
Boulder, Colorado

30Pearl

2360 30th Street
Boulder, Colorado
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR
Accessible