Affordable Housing In Antonito
Conejos County, Colorado

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Antonito

Gomez Manor

804 State St
Antonito, Colorado


308 Pine St
Antonito, Colorado

Antonito Family Housing

705 Spruce St
Antonito, Colorado
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Antonito, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Antonito, Colorado

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Antonito Public Housing
Conejos County Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Antonito, Colorado

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 69 affordable apartments for rent in Antonito, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Antonito, Colorado

Antonito features 45 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 Antonito, Colorado

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Antonito.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Antonito, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Antonito, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Antonito, 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
Antonito, Colorado Fair Market Rent $631 $635 $826 $1,104 $1,128
Antonito, Colorado Payment Standard Range $568 to $694 $572 to $699 $743 to $909 $994 to $1,214 $1,015 to $1,241

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Antonito, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 69
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 45
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $21,087 ±$3,450
Median Rent $453 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.09% ± 19.52pp
Total Population 757

Population and Household Demographics

Antonito is a city in Conejos County, Colorado with a population of 757. There are 324 households in the city with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 41.98% of households in Antonito are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Antonito

The median gross income for households in Antonito is $21,087 a year, or $1,757 a month. The median rent for the city is $453 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Antonito, a household making less than $1,510 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Antonito.

Area Median Income In Antonito

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 Antonito, the AMI is calculated from all households within Conejos County.

In Antonito, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,000

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 Antonito

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 Antonito

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Antonito AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,300 $19,750 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Antonito AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,800 $32,900 $37,000 $41,100 $44,400 $47,700 $51,000 $54,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Antonito AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,050 $52,600 $59,200 $65,750 $71,050 $76,300 $81,550 $86,800