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

Discover affordable housing in Arapahoe County where there are 35+ 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.

Reserve at Southcreek

15601 E Jamison Dr, Englewood, Colorado 80112

Main Street Apartments

2300 W Main St, Littleton, Colorado 80120

Columbine West Apartments

6748 S Webster St, Littleton, Colorado 80128

Littleton Assisted Living Fac.

5844 S Curtice St, Littleton, Colorado 80120

Orchard Place Elderly Apartments

3425 S Sherman St, Englewood, Colorado 80113

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Alyson Court

5807 S Gallup St, Littleton, Colorado 80120

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Bradley House

5844 S Datura St, Littleton, Colorado 80120

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Overlook at Powers Park

601 W. Powers Avenue, Littleton, Colorado 80120

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Presidential Arms Apartments

3595 S Washington St, Englewood, Colorado 80113


599 W CALEY DR, Littleton, Colorado 80120

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Caley Ridge

9530 E Caley Cir, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111

South Creek Apartments

5891 S Nevada St, Littleton, Colorado 80120

Renaissance at Loretto Heights

3131 W Girard Ave, Sheridan, Colorado 80110

Bijou Manor

548 4th Ave, Deer Trail, Colorado

Chda Chdo Acquisition

5560 S Elati St, Littleton, Colorado 80120

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Arapahoe County, Colorado

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Arapahoe County, Colorado
$27.27 (+189%) more than Colorado minimum wage and $34.44 (+475%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Arapahoe County, Colorado Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Arapahoe County, Colorado.
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 Arapahoe County, Colorado.

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

How many renters live in Arapahoe County, Colorado?

The County of Arapahoe County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 32.8 percent of the population living in Arapahoe County.

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

There are an estimated housing units in the Arapahoe County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Arapahoe County, Colorado, there are 1.06 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Arapahoe County?

The rental vacancy rate in Arapahoe County is 5 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 Arapahoe County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Arapahoe County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
4,820 31,507 32,772 15,751 5,388
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Arapahoe County

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

How Much Is Rent in Arapahoe 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 Arapahoe County, Colorado

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Arapahoe 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 2,797 58 percent
One BR 17,111 54 percent
Two BR 6,026 18 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Arapahoe County, Colorado

How many affordable rental units are in Arapahoe County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Arapahoe County, Colorado

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

Income Based Apartments in Arapahoe County, Colorado

Arapahoe County features 871 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 1,550 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 $1,981 and $2,421.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.