Boulder Housing Partners

4800 North Broadway
Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado 80304

Boulder Housing Partners is a Public Housing Agency in Boulder, Colorado that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Moving to Work programs. As of December 6th, 2019, Boulder Housing Partners has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

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

Boulder Housing Partners serves Boulder County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Other Communities, Boulder Affordable Rentals Open Until Further Notice
Market Rate Rentals Open Until Further Notice
Boulder County, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Madison, Family Public Housing Closed
Arapahoe Court and Madison, Senior and Disabled Public Housing Closed
Glen Willow, Section 8 Communities Closed
Ciclo, Boulder Affordable Rentals Closed
Canyon Pointe, Senior Section 8 Communities Closed
Northport and Walnut Place, Section 8 Communities Closed

Open Boulder Housing Partners Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Other Communities, Boulder Affordable Rentals Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

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

To apply during the opening period, visit the Now Renting page, and select the link for a community listed in the "BOULDER AFFORDABLE RENTALS" section. Information on who to contact for an appointment will be provided on the community page.

For more information, visit the BHP Boulder 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 12/03/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Market Rate Rentals Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other 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 community listed. 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 12/03/2019.

Other Boulder Housing Partners Waiting Lists

Closed: Boulder County, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open from June 18, 2019, until June 20, 2019. 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: Terminated from HCV program due to insufficient funding; Elderly single-person households who live, work, are homeless and receiving services, or has immediate family members in Boulder County; Disabled single-person households who live, work, are homeless and receiving services, or has immediate family members in Boulder County; families with dependent children who live, work, are homeless and receiving services, or has immediate family members in Boulder County. Further explanation of each preference can be found here.

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

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

Last Updated on 12/03/2019.

Closed: Madison, Family Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing 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 Senior and Disabled Public Housing 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: Glen Willow, Section 8 Communities Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) waiting list for Studio, 1, 2, 3, and 4-Bedroom Section 8 Communities apartments at Glen Willow 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.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. The application was available in English and Spanish.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the BHP Section 8 Communities page, or the BHP website.

Sources: This information was verified by 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: Ciclo, Boulder Affordable Rentals Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other 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 Other Senior Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) waiting list for 1-Bedroom, Senior (62+) Section 8 Communities apartments at Canyon Pointe 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.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. The application was available in English and Spanish.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the BHP Section 8 Communities page, or the BHP website.

Sources: This information was verified by 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: Northport and Walnut Place, Section 8 Communities Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) waiting list for Section 8 Communities apartments at Northport and Walnut Place is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the BHP Section 8 Communities page, or the BHP website.

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

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 12/03/2019.

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.

Open today from 8:00am to 5:00pm MDT.

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
HCV Portability Status

As of 12/06/2019, 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 most recent VMS report, Boulder Housing Partners manages 990 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 91 600 3 167
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $774 $786 $496 $899
Monthly Cost $70,438 $471,780 $1,489 $150,183

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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