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Affordable Housing In Deer Trail
Arapahoe County, Colorado

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Deer Trail

Bijou Manor

548 4th Ave
Deer Trail, Colorado
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Housing Authorities that serve Deer Trail

Housing Authority Programs
South Metro Housing Options Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Deer Trail, Colorado

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 11 affordable apartments for rent in Deer Trail, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Deer Trail, Colorado

Deer Trail features 11 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 Deer Trail, Colorado

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Deer Trail, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Deer Trail, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,445 and $1,766.

2021 Deer Trail, 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
Deer Trail, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,179 $1,304 $1,605 $2,186 $2,486
Deer Trail, Colorado Payment Standard Range $1,061 to $1,297 $1,174 to $1,434 $1,445 to $1,766 $1,967 to $2,405 $2,237 to $2,735

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Deer Trail, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 11
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 11
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.64
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $36,111 ±$11,587
Median Rent $717 ±$108
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.55% ± 25.72pp
Total Population 573

Population and Household Demographics

Deer Trail is a city in Arapahoe County, Colorado with a population of 573. There are 242 households in the city with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 36.36% of households in Deer Trail are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Deer Trail

The median gross income for households in Deer Trail is $36,111 a year, or $3,009 a month. The median rent for the city is $717 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Deer Trail, a household making less than $2,390 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Deer Trail.

Area Median Income In Deer Trail

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 Deer Trail, the AMI is calculated from all households within Arapahoe County.

In Deer Trail, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $104,800

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 Deer Trail

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 Deer Trail

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Deer Trail AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,050 $25,200 $28,350 $31,450 $34,000 $36,500 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Deer Trail AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,700 $41,950 $47,200 $52,400 $56,600 $60,800 $65,000 $69,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Deer Trail AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500