Cripple Creek, Colorado Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 10 income based apartments in Cripple Creek where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 24 affordable apartments in Cripple Creek that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Cripple Creek, Colorado

There are two Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists open in Cripple Creek.

Go to the Colorado Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Cripple Creek.

Gold Camp Apartments

325 E Galena
Cripple Creek, Colorado
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Burlwood Apartments

140 W Golden Avenue
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Affordable Housing Near Cripple Creek

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Divide, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Divide.
Woodland Park, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Woodland Park.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Cripple Creek, 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
Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher
Go to the Colorado Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Cripple Creek.

Cripple Creek, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Cripple Creek, Colorado

Cripple Creek features 10 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 Cripple Creek, Colorado

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cripple Creek.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cripple Creek, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cripple Creek, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,210 and $1,478.

2023 Cripple Creek, 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
Cripple Creek, Colorado Fair Market Rent $899 $1,122 $1,344 $1,910 $2,289
Cripple Creek, Colorado Payment Standard Range $809 to $989 $1,010 to $1,234 $1,210 to $1,478 $1,719 to $2,101 $2,060 to $2,518

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cripple Creek, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 34
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 10
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.13%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $34,107 ±$8,060
Median Rent $871 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.07% ± 12.57pp
Total Population 1,341

Population and Household Demographics

Cripple Creek is a city in Teller County, Colorado with a population of 1,341. There are 527 households in the city with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 53.13% of households in Cripple Creek are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cripple Creek

The median gross income for households in Cripple Creek is $34,107 a year, or $2,842 a month. The median rent for the city is $871 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cripple Creek, a household making less than $2,903 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Cripple Creek.

Area Median Income In Cripple Creek

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 Cripple Creek, the AMI is calculated from all households within Teller County.

In Cripple Creek, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,400

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 Cripple Creek

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 Cripple Creek

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cripple Creek AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cripple Creek AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,950 $35,400 $39,800 $44,200 $47,750 $51,300 $54,850 $58,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cripple Creek AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,500 $56,600 $63,650 $70,700 $76,400 $82,050 $87,700 $93,350