Denver Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Denver County, Colorado.

Waiting List
Closed: City and County of Denver, Colorado Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Limited Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Subsidized Housing with Children Other Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Subsidized Housing Elderly Other Senior Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Subsidized Housing Near-Elderly Other Senior Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Subsidize Housing Disabled Other Disabled Waiting List Learn More

Closed: City and County of Denver, Colorado Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from September 21, 2023, until September 22, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will open.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were require to complete the online application.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DHA public notice on August 25, 2023.

Closed: Limited Public Housing Waiting List

The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications on a limited basis from April 22, 2023, until May 2, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Please note: This waiting list is only available for households under the following categories: 

  • Family - (a) A family with children (the temporary, 90 days or less, absence of a child from the placement in foster care shall not be considered in determining family composition and family size; furthermore, proof of guardianship must be provided). (b) Two or more persons sharing residency, with at least one person who is eighteen (18) years of age and whose income and resources are available to meet the family’s needs and who are either related by blood, marriage or operation of law, or who evidenced a stable family relationship over a period of six (6) months.
  • Disabled Family -A family whose head, spouse, or sole member is a person with disabilities, or two or more persons with disabilities living together, or one or more persons with disabilities living with one or more Live-in-Aides.
  • Non-Elderly Disabled Persons - A person with a disability who is less than 62 years of age.
  • Elderly Family - A family whose head, spouse, or sole member is a person who is at least 62 years of age; or two or more persons who are at least 62 years of age living together; or one or more persons who are at least 62 years of age living with one or more Live-In Aides.
  • Elderly Persons - A person who is at least 62 years of age.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

It was not known how selected applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DHA public notice on April 19, 2023.

Closed: Subsidized Housing with Children Other Waiting List

The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) Subsidized Housing with Children interest card application period is currently closed. It was last open for 10 days in May, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Closed: Subsidized Housing Elderly Other Senior Waiting List

The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) Subsidized Housing Elderly (62+) interest card application period is currently closed. It was last open for 10 days in May, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Closed: Subsidized Housing Near-Elderly Other Senior Waiting List

The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) Subsidized Housing Near-Elderly (50+) interest card application period is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Closed: Subsidize Housing Disabled Other Disabled Waiting List

The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) Subsidized Housing Disabled interest card application period is currently closed. It was last open for 10 days in May, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

About The Agency

Denver Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 11,427 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

777 Grant Street, Denver, CO

Visit Website(720) 932-3000

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Denver Housing Authority?

Denver Housing Authority serves 10,189 low-income households. The agency manages 7,990 Housing Choice Vouchers and 2,759 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Denver Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 84 percent of households served by Denver Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 96 percent of Denver Housing Authority households.

How many Denver Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 3,056 households and make up 30 percent of households served by Denver Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Denver Housing Authority?

There are 7437 female-headed renter households living in Denver Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 73% of those served by the Denver Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Denver Housing Authority renters?

Black 4,279
Native American 102
Asian-Pacific Islander 306
White 2,038
Hispanic 3,464

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Denver Housing Authority?

There are 3056 households headed by seniors served by the Denver Housing Authority. Senior households are 30% of households in Denver Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Denver Housing Authority housing?

There are 2343 persons with disabilities living in Denver Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 23% of households served by the Denver Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Denver Housing Authority?

The Denver Housing Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Denver Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Denver Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on September 21, 2023 and closed on September 22, 2023.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Denver Housing Authority

Renaissance at North Colorado Station

3999 N Colorado Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80205

Vida at Sloan's Lake

4057 W Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80204

Studebaker Lofts

1510 Blake St, Denver, Colorado 80202

Hirschfeld Towers

333 W Ellsworth Ave, Denver, Colorado 80223

Mulroy Apartments

3550 W 13th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80204

Walsh Manor Annex

1775 W Mosier Pl, Denver, Colorado 80223

Thomas Bean Towers

2350 Cleveland Pl, Denver, Colorado 80205

Dispersed South

2945 W Florida Ave, Denver, Colorado 80123

1000 Navajo St

1000 Navajo St, Denver, Colorado 80204

Goldsmith Village Syracuse Plaza

4343 S Syracuse St, Denver, Colorado 80237

Tapiz at Mariposa Apartments

1099 Osage St, Denver, Colorado 80204

Park Avenue West

827 Park Avenue West , Denver, Colorado 80205

Arroyo Village

1299 Knox Court, Denver, Colorado 80204

Mariposa Phase Vll

1040 OSAGE ST, Denver, Colorado 80204

Boulevard One Residence

6756 E ARCHER DR, Denver, Colorado 80230

Meadows at Montbello

4325 CARSON ST, Denver, Colorado 80239

Arches

989 Navajo St, Denver, Colorado 80204

Saxony Apartment

1275 N CORONA ST, Denver, Colorado 80218

Mariposa Apartments

1015 Mariposa St, Denver, Colorado 80204

North Lincoln Rebuild

1401 Mariposa St, Denver, Colorado 80204

Connole Apartments

1710 Williams St, Denver, Colorado 80218

Barney Ford Heights

2024 Clarkson St, Denver, Colorado 80205

Curtis Park Redevelopment

3432 Blake St, Denver, Colorado 80205

Dispersed West

1550 W Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80214

West Ridge Homes

3537 W 13th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80204

Walsh Manor

1790 W Mosier Pl, Denver, Colorado 80223

James Quigg Newton

1200 W 46th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80211

Sun Valley Homes

990 Alcott Way, Denver, Colorado 80204

Columbine Homes

201 S Yuma St, Denver, Colorado 80223

Locust St Fourplexes

2317 S Locust St, Denver, Colorado 80222

South Lincoln Park

1000 Navajo St, Denver, Colorado 80204