Affordable Housing In Air Force Academy
El Paso County, Colorado

Guide To Affordable Housing in Air Force Academy, Colorado

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Air Force Academy, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Air Force Academy, Colorado

Air Force Academy features 0 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 Air Force Academy, Colorado

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Air Force Academy.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Air Force Academy, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Air Force Academy landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Air Force Academy.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Air Force Academy, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,172 and $1,432.

2022 Air Force Academy, Colorado Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Air Force Academy, Colorado Fair Market Rent $885 $1,033 $1,302 $1,849 $2,229
Air Force Academy, Colorado Payment Standard Range $797 to $974 $930 to $1,136 $1,172 to $1,432 $1,664 to $2,034 $2,006 to $2,452

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Air Force Academy, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 100%
Average Renter Household Size 3.56
Average Household Size 3.56
Median Household Income $65,795 ±$8,535
Median Rent $1,467 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.08% ± 11.72pp
Total Population 5,864

Population and Household Demographics

Air Force Academy is a city in El Paso County, Colorado with a population of 5,864. There are 515 households in the city with an average household size of 3.56 persons. 100% of households in Air Force Academy are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Air Force Academy

The median gross income for households in Air Force Academy is $65,795 a year, or $5,483 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,467 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Air Force Academy, a household making less than $4,890 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Air Force Academy.

Area Median Income In Air Force Academy

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Air Force Academy, the AMI is calculated from all households within El Paso County.

In Air Force Academy, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,400

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Air Force Academy

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Air Force Academy

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Air Force Academy AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,300 $19,800 $22,250 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Air Force Academy AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,850 $33,000 $37,100 $41,200 $44,500 $47,800 $51,100 $54,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Air Force Academy AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,150 $52,750 $59,350 $65,900 $71,200 $76,450 $81,750 $87,000