Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Aurora, CO

Discover affordable housing in Aurora where there are 241+ 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.

Peoria Crossing

3002 N Peoria St, Aurora, Colorado 80010

bed 1-3
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accessibility Accessible

Village at Westerly Creek III

10827 E Kentucky Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80012

bed 1
payment $968-1106/mo.
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accessibility Accessible

Dayton Meadows

1749 S Dayton St, Aurora, Colorado 80247

bed 1-3
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accessibility Accessible

Weatherstone Apartments

15594 E 12th Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80011

bed 1-3
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payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Townhomes at Tollgate Creek

17236 E Baltic Pl, Aurora, Colorado 80013

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payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Aurora Village Apartments

15972 E 13th Pl, Aurora, Colorado 80011

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payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Residences at Willow Park

14061 E Colorado Dr, Aurora, Colorado 80012

bed 2-3
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Village at Westerly Creek I & II

10727 E Kentucky Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80012

bed 1-2
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Connections at 6th

621 Potomac Street, Aurora, Colorado 80011

bed 1-3
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accessibility Accessible

Liberty View Apartments

1959 N Quentin St, Aurora, Colorado 80045

bed 1-2
payment $1249-1488/mo.
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Florence Square

9801 E Colfax Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80010

bed 1-2
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accessibility Accessible

The Point Crossing Apartments

3165 S Quari St, Aurora, Colorado 80014

bed 1-3
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Lumien at Fitzsimons

1305 N. Peoria St., Aurora, Colorado 80010

bed 1-2
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Aurora Homes

10675 E Colfax Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80010

bed 1-2
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payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Montview Heights

14389 Montview Blvd, Aurora, Colorado 80011

bed 3
payment Subsidized

Edge Point Apartments

12005 E 13th Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80010

bed 1-3
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accessibility Accessible

Range View Apartments

14475 E Montview Blvd, Aurora, Colorado 80011

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accessibility Accessible

Residences At Hoffman Senior Apartments

1324 Xanadu St, Aurora, Colorado 80011

bed 1-2
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Residences at Trolley Park

1445 Dallas St, Aurora, Colorado 80010

bed 2-4
payment $1219-1828/mo.
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accessibility Accessible

Residences at First Avenue

112 Kenton Street, Aurora, Colorado 80010

bed 1-4
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accessibility Accessible

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Aurora, 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
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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.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Aurora, Colorado
$41.69/hour
$27.27 (+189%) more than Colorado minimum wage and $34.44 (+475%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Aurora, 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, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA), Family Unification Program (FUP) programs for Aurora, Colorado.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) programs for Aurora, Colorado.

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

How many renters live in Aurora, Colorado?

The City of Aurora has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 37.16 percent of the population living in Aurora.

What is the rental market like in Aurora, Colorado?

There are an estimated housing units in the Aurora area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Aurora, Colorado, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Aurora?

The rental vacancy rate in Aurora is 4 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 Aurora for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Aurora
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
3,242 17,241 17,857 11,232 3,759
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Aurora

A large number of apartments in Aurora 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 Aurora

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 Aurora, Colorado

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Aurora?

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 1,959 60 percent
One BR 11,135 65 percent
Two BR 3,618 20 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Aurora, Colorado

How many affordable rental units are in Aurora?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Aurora, 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
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Aurora, Colorado

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

Income Based Apartments in Aurora, Colorado

Aurora features 1,308 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 Aurora, Colorado

There are 1,871 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Aurora.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Aurora, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Aurora, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,981 and $2,421.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.