Affordable Housing In Burlington
Kit Carson County, Colorado

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Burlington

Burlington Manor

2505 Senter Ave
Burlington, Colorado
Income Based
1-4 BR


910 Lowell Ave
Burlington, Colorado

Senter West Village Apartments

2665 Senter Ave
Burlington, Colorado
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Burlington, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Burlington, Colorado

Housing Authority Programs
Burlington Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Burlington, Colorado

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Burlington, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Burlington, Colorado

Burlington features 85 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 Burlington, Colorado

There are 29 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Burlington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Burlington, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Burlington landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Burlington.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Burlington, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $899 and $1,099.

2022 Burlington, 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
Burlington, Colorado Fair Market Rent $754 $759 $999 $1,249 $1,604
Burlington, Colorado Payment Standard Range $679 to $829 $683 to $835 $899 to $1,099 $1,124 to $1,374 $1,444 to $1,764

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Burlington, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 114
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 85
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $42,457 ±$9,117
Median Rent $695 ±$199
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.7% ± 10.57pp
Total Population 3,931

Population and Household Demographics

Burlington is a city in Kit Carson County, Colorado with a population of 3,931. There are 1,321 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 36.71% of households in Burlington are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Burlington

The median gross income for households in Burlington is $42,457 a year, or $3,538 a month. The median rent for the city is $695 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Burlington, a household making less than $2,317 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Burlington.

Area Median Income In Burlington

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Burlington, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kit Carson County.

In Burlington, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,900

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 Burlington

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 Burlington

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Burlington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,450 $17,650 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Burlington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,750 $29,400 $33,100 $36,750 $39,700 $42,650 $45,600 $48,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Burlington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,200 $47,050 $52,950 $58,800 $63,550 $68,250 $72,950 $77,650