Affordable Housing In Arapahoe County
Colorado

Affordable Housing programs support 803 income based apartments in Arapahoe County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,494 affordable apartments in Arapahoe County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Arapahoe County, Colorado

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Arapahoe County. Go to the Colorado Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Arapahoe County.

Lincoln Pointe Lofts

9783 Pyramid Ct
Englewood, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Broadway Lofts

3401 S Broadway
Englewood, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Foundry Apartments

501 W Bates Ave
Englewood, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Sheridan Gardens Apartments

4300 S Lowell Blvd
Englewood, Colorado
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Apex Meridian

362 Inverness Parkway
Englewood, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Littleton Crossing Apartments

5591 South Nevada Street
Littleton, Colorado
$1,450-1,900
1-2 BR
Affordable

KINGS POINT

3500 S LOWELL BLVD
Sheridan, Colorado
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Orchard Place Elderly Apartments

3425 S Sherman St
Englewood, Colorado
Call For Rent
1 BR

Canterbury Apartments

3600 S Delaware St
Englewood, Colorado
Affordable

Lara Lea Apartments

5540 S Elati St
Littleton, Colorado
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Arapahoe County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Arapahoe County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Centennial, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Centennial.
Affordable Housing In Deer Trail, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Deer Trail.
Affordable Housing In Englewood, CO Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Englewood.
Affordable Housing In Greenwood Village, CO Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Greenwood Village.
Affordable Housing In Littleton, CO Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in Littleton.
Affordable Housing In Sheridan, CO Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Sheridan.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Arapahoe 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
South Metro Housing Options Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Colorado Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Arapahoe County.

Arapahoe County, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Arapahoe County, Colorado

Arapahoe County features 803 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 Arapahoe County, Colorado

There are 1,494 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Arapahoe County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Arapahoe County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Arapahoe County landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Arapahoe County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Arapahoe County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,670 and $2,042.

2023 Arapahoe County, 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
Arapahoe County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,390 $1,538 $1,856 $2,449 $2,750
Arapahoe County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $1,251 to $1,529 $1,384 to $1,692 $1,670 to $2,042 $2,204 to $2,694 $2,475 to $3,025

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Arapahoe County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 32
Total Low Income Apartments 2,309
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 803
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $63,265 ±$942
Median Rent $1,077 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.07% ± 1.52pp
Total Population 608,310

Population and Household Demographics

Arapahoe County is a county in Colorado with a population of 608,310. There are 229,601 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 37.85% of households in Arapahoe County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Arapahoe County

The median gross income for households in Arapahoe County is $63,265 a year, or $5,272 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,077 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Arapahoe County, a household making less than $3,590 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Arapahoe County.

Area Median Income In Arapahoe County

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.

In Arapahoe County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $117,800

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 Arapahoe County

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 Arapahoe County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Arapahoe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,150 $31,650 $35,150 $38,000 $40,800 $43,600 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Arapahoe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,050 $46,900 $52,750 $58,600 $63,300 $68,000 $72,700 $77,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Arapahoe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050