Greeley-Weld Housing Authority

903 6th Street, Greeley, CO

There are no open waiting lists offered by Greeley-Weld Housing Authority. Go to the Colorado Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Colorado Public Housing Waiting Lists page for nearby housing applications.

Closed: Greeley-Weld Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Greeley-Weld Housing Authority (GWHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

Please note: There is a separate waiting list for each housing authority, but applicants are placed on both waiting lists.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to visit the GWHA office to pick up a pre-application.

Once the application has been completed, it must have been hand delivered to the GWHA office.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Displaced by government action, displaced by natural disaster, victim of domestic violence, homeless, disabled, or enrolled in the TANF program.

For more information, visit the GWHA website, or call the office at (970) 353-7437 from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm MT, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm on Wednesdays.

Last Updated on 08/14/2017.

About Greeley-Weld Housing Authority

About the Greeley-Weld Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Greeley-Weld Housing Authority manages 537 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 476 57 4
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $705 $977 $1,107
Monthly Cost $335,564 $55,693 $4,428
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 7% having issued approximately 54 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 32 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $13,222 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 22% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 70% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 19% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 35% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

43% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 38% of households with children have a female head of household. 77% of all households were headed by a female.

57% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 6% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Greeley-Weld Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 46% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 67% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

30% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 35% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% 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 Greeley-Weld Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $334 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $662. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $97.

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 Greeley-Weld Housing Authority

Greeley

1016 23rd St
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Low Income Housing Managed by Greeley-Weld Housing Authority

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