Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Adams County, CO

Discover affordable housing in Adams County where there are 123+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Walnut Creek Apartments

10350 Dover St, Westminster, Colorado 80021

Tuscan Heights

1800 West 85th Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80260

Peoria Crossing

3002 N Peoria St, Aurora, Colorado 80010

Village at Westerly Creek III

10827 E Kentucky Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80012

Glennpark Village Apartments

11230 Grant Dr, Northglenn, Colorado 80233

Weatherstone Apartments

15594 E 12th Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80011

Reserve at Thornton

9700 Welby Rd, Thornton, Colorado 80229

Reserve at Northglenn

11450 Community Center Dr, Northglenn, Colorado 80233

Village Crest Apartments

6201 East 62nd Ave, Commerce City, Colorado 80022

Westbury Apartments

1585 W 115th Ave, Westminster, Colorado 80234

Dayton Meadows

1749 S Dayton St, Aurora, Colorado 80247


6555 Schneider Way, Arvada, Colorado 80004

East Bay at Hidden Lake

3720 W 68th Ave, Westminster, Colorado 80030

Arvada House

10175 W 58th Pl, Arvada, Colorado 80004

Heritage at Church Ranch 55+ Apartments

10050 Wadsworth Blvd., Westminster, Colorado 80021

Residences at Willow Park

14061 E Colorado Dr, Aurora, Colorado 80012

Village at Westerly Creek I & II

10727 E Kentucky Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80012

Residences at Trolley Park

1445 Dallas St, Aurora, Colorado 80010

Summersong Townhomes

10024 E Evans Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80247

Connections at 6th

621 Potomac Street, Aurora, Colorado 80011

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Adams County, Colorado
$27.27 (+189%) more than Colorado minimum wage and $34.44 (+475%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Adams County, Colorado?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA), Family Unification Program (FUP) programs for Adams County, Colorado.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) programs for Adams County, Colorado.

Go to the Colorado Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Adams County.

How many renters live in Adams County, Colorado?

The County of Adams County has 527,575 people living in 190,647 households.

There are 142,025 renters living in 55,783 renter households in this County. Renters make up 26.92 percent of the population living in Adams County.

What is the rental market like in Adams County, Colorado?

There are an estimated 196,598 housing units in the Adams County area. Of these, 57,588 units are rental homes, making up 29 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Adams County, Colorado, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Adams County?

The rental vacancy rate in Adams County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Adams County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Adams County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
2,586 16,471 18,008 12,710 4,562
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Adams County

A large number of apartments in Adams County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Adams County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 52 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 28 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Adams County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,658 to $3,225. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,658
One BR $1,835
Two BR $2,201
Three BR $2,874
Four BR $3,225
2024 Fair Market Rents in Adams County, Colorado

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Adams County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 1,187 46 percent
One BR 8,263 50 percent
Two BR 6,527 36 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Adams County, Colorado

How many affordable rental units are in Adams County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Adams County, Colorado including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 6,802
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 1,127
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance 50
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 179
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 25
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 150
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Adams County, Colorado

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Adams County, Colorado

Adams County features 3,588 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Adams County, Colorado

There are 6,966 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Adams County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Adams County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Adams County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Adams County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Adams County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,981 and $2,421.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.