Affordable Housing In Delta County
9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Delta County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Delta County, 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 County, Colorado
|Delta Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Delta County, Colorado
There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 242 affordable apartments for rent in Delta County, Colorado.
Income Based Apartments in Delta County, Colorado
Delta County features 101 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 County, Colorado
There are 141 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Delta County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Delta County, Colorado
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Delta County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Delta County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Delta County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $959 and $1,172.
2023 Delta 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|
|Delta County, Colorado Fair Market Rent||$804||$809||$1,065||$1,388||$1,531|
|Delta County, Colorado Payment Standard Range||$724 to $884||$728 to $890||$959 to $1,172||$1,249 to $1,527||$1,378 to $1,684|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Delta County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||9|
|Total Low Income Apartments||242|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||101|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.72%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.58|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Median Household Income||$42,452 ±$2,626|
|Median Rent||$829 ±$34|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.47% ± 6.22pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Delta County is a county in Colorado with a population of 30,214. There are 12,058 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 28.72% of households in Delta County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Delta County
The median gross income for households in Delta County is $42,452 a year, or $3,538 a month. The median rent for the county is $829 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Delta County, a household making less than $2,763 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Delta County.
Area Median Income In Delta 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 Delta County, 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 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 Delta County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Delta County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Delta County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Delta County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Delta County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Cedaredge||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedaredge is the Delta Housing Authority.|
|Crawford||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crawford is the Delta Housing Authority.|
|Delta||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delta is the Delta Housing Authority.|
|Hotchkiss||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hotchkiss is the Delta Housing Authority.|
|Orchard City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orchard City is the Delta Housing Authority.|
|Paonia||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paonia is the Delta Housing Authority.|