Garfield County Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Eagle County, Garfield County, Moffat County, Pitkin County, Rio Blanco County, Colorado.

Waiting List
Closed: Eagle, Moffat, Pitkin, and Rio Blanco County, Colorado Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Garfield County, Colorado Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Glenwood Green Apartments, 3-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Senior Apartments at Lakota Ridge Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Red Hill Lofts Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Maxfield Heights Senior Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: General Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Senior (62+) and Disabled Rural Development Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Garfield County Housing Authority Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Eagle, Moffat, Pitkin, and Rio Blanco County, Colorado Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Colorado Division of Housing (CDH) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Eagle, Moffat, Pitkin, and Rio Blanco County is currently closed. It was last open in September 2016. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Once the application has been completed, it must have been:

  1. Mailed to the GCHA office. 
  2. Faxed to the GCHA.
  3. Emailed to the GCHA.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Homeless, disabled, victim of domestic violence, Non-Elderly Disabled household transitioning from nursing home.

Applicants were placed by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the GCHA website, or call the office at (970) 625-3589.

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

The Garfield County Housing Authority (GCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Garfield County is currently open.

The GCHA is accepting applications for this waiting from the earliest confirmed date of October 18, 2022, until further notice. 

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

The maximum income limit for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person   $33,000 | 5 Persons $50,900
  • 2 Persons $37,700 | 6 Persons $54,650
  • 3 Persons $42,400 | 7 Persons $58,450
  • 4 Persons $47,100 | 

This waiting list has the following preferences: 

  • Currently live, work, or have been hired to work in Garfield County. 
  • Families receiving TANF and have successfully completed a self-sufficiency requirement as verified by the TANF caseworker. 

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

For more information, visit the GCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the GCHA pre-application programs page on November 16, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Glenwood Green Apartments, 3-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Garfield County, Colorado.

The Garfield County Housing Authority (GCHA) Section 8 Project based waiting list is currently open.

The GCHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of October 10, 2022, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

The maximum income limit for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person   $33,000 | 5 Persons $50,900
  • 2 Persons $37,700 | 6 Persons $54,650
  • 3 Persons $42,400 | 7 Persons $58,450
  • 4 Persons $47,100 | 

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Currently live, work, or have been hired to work in Garfield County. 

  • Families receiving TANF and have successfully completed a self-sufficiency requirement as verified by the TANF caseworker. 

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

For more information, visit the GCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the GCHA pre-application programs page on November 16, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Senior Apartments at Lakota Ridge Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Garfield County, Colorado.

The Garfield County Housing Authority (GCHA) Project Based waiting list for the Senior Apartments at Lakota Ridge apartments is currently open.

The GCHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of October 10, 2022, until further notice.

Please note: According to the GCHA "Open to any income qualified family 55 or older. Family must choose to live at the Lakota Ridge at 705 Castle Valley Blvd New Castle, CO 81647."

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

The maximum income limit for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person   $33,000 | 5 Persons $50,900
  • 2 Persons $37,700 | 6 Persons $54,650
  • 3 Persons $42,400 | 7 Persons $58,450
  • 4 Persons $47,100 | 

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Currently live, work, or have been hired to work in Garfield County. 
  • Families receiving TANF and have successfully completed a self-sufficiency requirement as verified by the TANF caseworker. 

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

For more information, visit the GCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the GCHA pre-application programs page on November 16, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Red Hill Lofts Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Garfield County, Colorado.

The Garfield County Housing Authority (GCHA) Section 8 Project Based waiting list for the Red Hill Lofts apartments is currently open.

The GCHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of October 10, 2022, until further notice.

Please note: According to the GCHA "Open to any income qualified family who lives or works in Garfield County. Family must choose to live at the Red Hill Lofts located at 2655 Dolores Way Carbondale CO 81623"

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

The maximum income limit for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person   $33,000 | 5 Persons $50,900
  • 2 Persons $37,700 | 6 Persons $54,650
  • 3 Persons $42,400 | 7 Persons $58,450
  • 4 Persons $47,100 | 

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Currently live, work, or have been hired to work in Garfield County. 
  • Families receiving TANF and have successfully completed a self-sufficiency requirement as verified by the TANF caseworker. 

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

For more information, visit the GCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the GCHA pre-application programs page on November 16, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Maxfield Heights Senior Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Garfield County, Colorado.

The Garfield County Housing Authority (GCHA) Section 8 Project Based waiting list for the Maxfield Heights Senior Apartments is currently open.

The GCHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of October 10, 2022, until further notice.

Please note: According to the GCHA "Open to any income qualified family 55 and older. Family must choose to live at 125 Ute Ave Rifle CO 81650."

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

The maximum income limit for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person   $33,000 | 5 Persons $50,900
  • 2 Persons $37,700 | 6 Persons $54,650
  • 3 Persons $42,400 | 7 Persons $58,450
  • 4 Persons $47,100 | 

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Currently live, work, or have been hired to work in Garfield County. 
  • Families receiving TANF and have successfully completed a self-sufficiency requirement as verified by the TANF caseworker. 

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

For more information, visit the GCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the GCHA pre-application programs page on November 16, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: General Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Garfield County Housing Authority (GCHA) is currently accepting General Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application. Select an open "Project Based Voucher" waiting list.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the GCHA website or call the office at (970) 625-3589.

Open Until Further Notice: Senior (62+) and Disabled Rural Development Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Garfield County, Colorado.

The Garfield County Housing Authority (GCHA) Rural Development waiting list for apartments at Valley Senior Housing is currently open.

The GCHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of October 10, 2022, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

The maximum income limit for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person   $33,000 | 5 Persons $50,900
  • 2 Persons $37,700 | 6 Persons $54,650
  • 3 Persons $42,400 | 7 Persons $58,450
  • 4 Persons $47,100 | 

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Currently live, work, or have been hired to work in Garfield County. 
  • Families receiving TANF and have successfully completed a self-sufficiency requirement as verified by the TANF caseworker. 

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

For more information, visit the GCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the GCHA pre-application programs page on November 16, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Garfield County Housing Authority Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Garfield County Housing Authority (GCHA) is currently accepting Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application. Select an open Senior "Project Based Voucher" waiting list.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the GCHA website or call the office at (970) 625-3589.

About The Agency

Garfield County Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 434 low- and moderate-income households through its public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-12:00pm

1430 Railroad Avenue, Rifle, CO

Visit Website(970) 625-3589

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Garfield County Housing Authority?

Garfield County Housing Authority serves 429 low-income households. The agency manages 494 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Garfield County Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 75 percent of households served by Garfield County Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 94 percent of Garfield County Housing Authority households.

How many Garfield County Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 98 households and make up 23 percent of households served by Garfield County Housing Authority.

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

There are 304 female-headed renter households living in Garfield County Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 71% of those served by the Garfield County Housing Authority.

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

Black 9
Native American 4
White 335
Hispanic 77

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

There are 197 households headed by seniors served by the Garfield County Housing Authority. Senior households are 46% of households in Garfield County Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 154 persons with disabilities living in Garfield County Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 36% of households served by the Garfield County Housing Authority.

How often does Garfield County Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Garfield County Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on June 24, 2024 and closed on September 1, 2016.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Garfield County Housing Authority

Glenwood Green Apartments

220 Flat Tops View Dr, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601

bed 1-3

Lakota Ridge Senior Housing

705 Castle Valley Blvd., New Castle, Colorado 81647

bed 1-2

Valley Senior Housing

500 N Parachute Ave, Parachute, Colorado

bed 1

Silt Senior Housing

701 HOME AVE, Silt, Colorado 81652

bed Studio-1