Affordable Housing In Delta
Delta County, Colorado

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Delta

Villas at the Bluff

501 14th Street
Delta, Colorado
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1-3 BR

Heavens View Apartment

1445 Porter Ct
Delta, Colorado
Elderly Supportive Housing

1042 Apartments

511 Glen Way
Delta, Colorado

Alta Vista De La Montana

700 Highway 50
Delta, Colorado

Grand Manor

321 Grand Ave
Delta, Colorado

Columbia Apartments

775 Columbia Street
Delta, Colorado

Delta Village Apts

289 Stafford Lane
Delta, Colorado
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Delta, 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 Delta, Colorado

Housing Authority Programs
Delta Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Delta, Colorado

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 208 affordable apartments for rent in Delta, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Delta, Colorado

Delta features 87 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 Delta, Colorado

There are 121 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Delta.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Delta, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Delta landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Delta.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Delta, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $977 and $1,195.

2022 Delta, 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
Delta, Colorado Fair Market Rent $820 $825 $1,086 $1,391 $1,473
Delta, Colorado Payment Standard Range $738 to $902 $743 to $908 $977 to $1,195 $1,252 to $1,530 $1,326 to $1,620

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Delta, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 208
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 87
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $42,314 ±$6,369
Median Rent $828 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.9% ± 10.95pp
Total Population 8,779

Population and Household Demographics

Delta is a city in Delta County, Colorado with a population of 8,779. There are 3,533 households in the city with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 42.77% of households in Delta are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Delta

The median gross income for households in Delta is $42,314 a year, or $3,526 a month. The median rent for the city is $828 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Delta, a household making less than $2,760 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Delta.

Area Median Income In Delta

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 Delta, the AMI is calculated from all households within Delta County.

In Delta, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,300

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 Delta

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 Delta

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Delta AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,300 $19,750 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Delta AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,800 $32,900 $37,000 $41,100 $44,400 $47,700 $51,000 $54,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Delta AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,050 $52,600 $59,200 $65,750 $71,050 $76,300 $81,550 $86,800