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Affordable Housing In Crowley County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crowley County

Country Manor

501 Idaho Ave
Ordway, Colorado

The Meadows Apts

501 E 6th Street
Ordway, Colorado
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Crowley County, Colorado

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 60 affordable apartments for rent in Crowley County, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Crowley County, Colorado

Crowley County features 60 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 Crowley County, Colorado

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Crowley County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Crowley County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Crowley County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crowley County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $752 and $919.

2021 Crowley County, 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
Crowley County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $679 $683 $835 $1,121 $1,132
Crowley County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $611 to $747 $615 to $751 $752 to $919 $1,009 to $1,233 $1,019 to $1,245

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Crowley County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 60
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 60
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.5%
Average Renter Household Size 3.10
Average Household Size 3.78
Median Household Income $31,151 ±$4,231
Median Rent $595 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.86% ± 15.9pp
Total Population 5,551

Population and Household Demographics

Crowley County is a county in Colorado with a population of 5,551. There are 1,169 households in the county with an average household size of 3.78 persons. 19.5% of households in Crowley County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Crowley County

The median gross income for households in Crowley County is $31,151 a year, or $2,596 a month. The median rent for the county is $595 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crowley County, a household making less than $1,983 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Crowley County.

Area Median Income In Crowley County

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.

In Crowley County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,900

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 Crowley County

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 Crowley County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Crowley County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,950 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Crowley County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $44,050 $46,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Crowley County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,800 $45,450 $51,150 $56,800 $61,350 $65,900 $70,450 $75,000

Cities In Crowley County

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