Delta Housing Authority

501 East 14th Street, Delta, CO

There are two waiting lists open now offered by Delta Housing Authority.

Delta Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Delta County, Colorado Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Delta Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Delta Housing Authority offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in Delta County.

Go to the Colorado Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Colorado Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Until Further Notice: Delta County, Colorado Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Delta Housing Authority (DHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open indefinitely.

There are three ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the application online here. Click the link titled "Click here for the Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 Pre-Application."
  2. Pick up an application at 501 14th St, Delta, CO 81416, from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm MT, Monday-Friday.
  3. Call (970) 874-8387 from 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, to request an application by mail.

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

The following documentation is required with the application: Birth certificates, social security cards, photo IDs for all adult household members, and signed form HUD-52674 for each adult household member.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the DHA website, or call the office at (970) 874-8387, from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 9708747266.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/20/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Delta Housing Authority (DHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

There are three ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the application online here. Click the link titled "Click here for the Public Housing Pre-Application"
  2. Pick up an application at 501 14th St, Delta, CO 81416, from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm MT, Monday-Friday.
  3. Call (970) 874-8387 from 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, to request an application by mail.

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

The following documentation is required with the application: Birth certificates, social security cards, photo IDs for all adult household members, and signed form HUD-52674 for each adult household member.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the DHA website, or call the office at (970) 874-8387, from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 9708747266.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/12/2018.

About Delta Housing Authority

About the Delta Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Delta Housing Authority manages 226 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 224 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $475 $1,178
Monthly Cost $106,452 $2,355
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 24% having issued approximately 10 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 11 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.9 persons and has a household income of $12,604 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 63% were extremely low income (ELI). 18% 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 76% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 31% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 46% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 4% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

30% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 24% of households with children have a female head of household. 70% of all households were headed by a female.

15% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Delta Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 29% 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

25% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 50% with 2 bedrooms and 25% with 3 or more bedrooms. 41% 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 Delta Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $321 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $540. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $160.

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.

Low Income Housing Managed by Delta Housing Authority

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501 14th Street
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