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

Discover affordable housing in Brighton where there are 14+ 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.

Libretto Apartments

579 S 8th Ave, Brighton, Colorado 80601

bed 1

Hughes Station

233 N Main St, Brighton, Colorado 80601

Windmill Ranch Apartments

8th Ave south of Bromley Ln, Brighton, Colorado 80601

bed 1-3

Brighton Village

199 W Southern St, Brighton, Colorado 80601

Sterling Park Apartments

4242 E Bromley Ln, Brighton, Colorado 80601

Spring Hollow Family Apartments

141 S 20th Ave, Brighton, Colorado 80601

Riverwalk Apartments

744 Mockingbird St, Brighton, Colorado 80601


185 W Southern St, Brighton, Colorado 80601

Pine Cone Village

731 S Miller Ave, Brighton, Colorado

Vernon Park Apts I

230 S 25th Ave, Brighton, Colorado

Vernon Park II

235 S 25th Ave, Brighton, Colorado

H5hom05027 Almosthome Hughes

213 Main St, Brighton, Colorado 80601

H2hom02037c Almost Home Acquisition

154 Longs Peak St, Brighton, Colorado 80601

Pinecone Mayfield Apartments

707 Miller Ave, Brighton, Colorado 80601

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payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Brighton, 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.
calendar_today Opened: Apr 15
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Reported On April 15th, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Brighton, Colorado
$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 Brighton, 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, Moving to Work, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Brighton, 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 Brighton, Colorado.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) programs for Brighton, Colorado.

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

How many renters live in Brighton, Colorado?

The City of Brighton has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 25.86 percent of the population living in Brighton.

What is the rental market like in Brighton, Colorado?

There are an estimated housing units in the Brighton area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Brighton, Colorado, there are 1.03 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Brighton?

The rental vacancy rate in Brighton is 2 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 Brighton for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Brighton
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
92 950 1,473 1,187 354
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Brighton

A large number of apartments in Brighton 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 Brighton

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 Brighton, Colorado

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

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 63 68 percent
One BR 476 50 percent
Two BR 626 42 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Brighton, Colorado

How many affordable rental units are in Brighton?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Brighton, Colorado

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

Income Based Apartments in Brighton, Colorado

Brighton features 284 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 Brighton, Colorado

There are 598 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brighton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brighton, Colorado

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

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.