Greeley-Weld Housing Authority

903 6th Street
Greeley, Weld County, Colorado 80631

Greeley-Weld Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Greeley-Weld Housing Authority offers Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Weld County.

The Greeley Housing Authority and the Weld County Housing Authority operate together as the Greeley-Weld Housing Authority.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Greeley-Weld Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Greeley-Weld Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Greeley-Weld Housing Authority 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 09/20/2018.

About Greeley-Weld Housing Authority

More information about Greeley-Weld Housing Authority can be found on its website at

Representatives of Greeley-Weld Housing Authority may be available by phone at (970) 353-7437. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/14/2022, it is not known if Greeley-Weld Housing Authority 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 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 395 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 386 9
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $766 $747
Monthly Cost $295,519 $6,719

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Greeley-Weld Housing Authority

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 9% having issued approximately 40 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 10 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 $12,058 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 17% 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 71% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 41% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 33% 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.

42% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 37% of households with children have a female head of household. 83% of all households were headed by a female.

61% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Greeley-Weld Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 25% include at least one person with a disability. 48% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 71% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

31% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 34% with 2 bedrooms and 35% with 3 or more bedrooms. 22% 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 $299 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $664. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $106.

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 Greeley-Weld Housing Authority

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