Affordable Housing In Calhan
El Paso County, Colorado

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Calhan

Silvercrest Villas

406 Cheyenne St
Calhan, Colorado
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Calhan, Colorado

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 20 affordable apartments for rent in Calhan, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Calhan, Colorado

Calhan features 20 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 Calhan, Colorado

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Calhan.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Calhan, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Calhan, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,172 and $1,432.

2022 Calhan, 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
Calhan, Colorado Fair Market Rent $885 $1,033 $1,302 $1,849 $2,229
Calhan, Colorado Payment Standard Range $797 to $974 $930 to $1,136 $1,172 to $1,432 $1,664 to $2,034 $2,006 to $2,452

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Calhan, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 20
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.83%
Average Renter Household Size 1.74
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $45,179 ±$7,585
Median Rent $820 ±$168
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 19.8pp
Total Population 832

Population and Household Demographics

Calhan is a city in El Paso County, Colorado with a population of 832. There are 333 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 34.83% of households in Calhan are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Calhan

The median gross income for households in Calhan is $45,179 a year, or $3,765 a month. The median rent for the city is $820 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calhan, a household making less than $2,733 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in Calhan.

Area Median Income In Calhan

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 Calhan, the AMI is calculated from all households within El Paso County.

In Calhan, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,400

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 Calhan

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 Calhan

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Calhan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,300 $19,800 $22,250 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Calhan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,850 $33,000 $37,100 $41,200 $44,500 $47,800 $51,100 $54,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Calhan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,150 $52,750 $59,350 $65,900 $71,200 $76,450 $81,750 $87,000