Affordable Housing In Archuleta County
Colorado

Affordable Housing programs support 164 income based apartments in Archuleta County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 41 affordable apartments in Archuleta County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Archuleta County, Colorado

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

Archuleta Housing

189 North 7th St
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Rent Assisted

Archuleta Housing for the Elderly

635 S 8th St
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Casa De Los Arcos

503 S 8th St
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Rent Assisted

Hickory Ridge Apartments

216 N 8th St
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Affordable

Lakeview Estates

857 N Pagosa Blvd
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Archuleta County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Pagosa Springs, CO Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Pagosa Springs.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Archuleta 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Archuleta County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing Solutions for the Southwest Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Family Unification Program (FUP)
Go to the Colorado Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Archuleta County.

Archuleta County, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Archuleta County, Colorado

Archuleta County features 164 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 Archuleta County, Colorado

There are 41 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Archuleta County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Archuleta County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Archuleta County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Archuleta County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Archuleta County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,109 and $1,355.

2023 Archuleta 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
Archuleta County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $928 $966 $1,232 $1,639 $1,990
Archuleta County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $835 to $1,021 $869 to $1,063 $1,109 to $1,355 $1,475 to $1,803 $1,791 to $2,189

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Archuleta County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 205
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 164
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $46,646 ±$4,453
Median Rent $946 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.04% ± 10.44pp
Total Population 12,174

Population and Household Demographics

Archuleta County is a county in Colorado with a population of 12,174. There are 5,334 households in the county with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 28.25% of households in Archuleta County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Archuleta County

The median gross income for households in Archuleta County is $46,646 a year, or $3,887 a month. The median rent for the county is $946 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Archuleta County, a household making less than $3,153 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Archuleta County.

Area Median Income In Archuleta 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 Archuleta County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,000

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 Archuleta 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 Archuleta County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Archuleta County 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 Archuleta County 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 Archuleta County 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