Affordable Housing In Eagle County
Colorado

Affordable Housing programs support 145 income based apartments in Eagle County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 704 affordable apartments in Eagle County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Eagle County, Colorado

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Eagle County.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Colorado Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Eagle County.

Spring Creek Village

750 Sunny Ave
Gypsum, Colorado
$1,140-2,180
1-3 BR
Affordable

Holy Cross Village

508 Sunny Avenue
Gypsum, Colorado
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

Holy Cross Village

508 Sunny Ave
Gypsum, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Riverview Apartments

39169 Us Hwy 6 And 24
Avon, Colorado
Rent Assisted

Golden Eagle El Housing

700 Broadway
Eagle, Colorado
Rent Assisted

Middle Creek Village

145 N Frontage Rd W
Vail, Colorado
Affordable

Eagle Villas

405 Nogal Rd
Eagle, Colorado
Affordable

Buffalo Ridge II

1020 Swift Gulch Rd
Avon, Colorado
Affordable

Seniors on Broadway

750 Broadway
Eagle, Colorado
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Eagle County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Eagle County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Avon, CO Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Avon.
Affordable Housing In Basalt, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Basalt.
Affordable Housing In Eagle, CO Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Eagle.
Affordable Housing In Gypsum, CO Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Gypsum.
Affordable Housing In Vail, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Vail.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Eagle 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Garfield County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Colorado Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Eagle County.

Eagle County, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Eagle County, Colorado

Eagle County features 145 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 Eagle County, Colorado

There are 704 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Eagle County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Eagle County, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Eagle County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,827 and $2,233.

2023 Eagle 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
Eagle County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,357 $1,542 $2,030 $2,490 $2,727
Eagle County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $1,221 to $1,493 $1,388 to $1,696 $1,827 to $2,233 $2,241 to $2,739 $2,454 to $3,000

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Eagle County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 849
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 145
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.88%
Average Renter Household Size 3.12
Average Household Size 2.94
Median Household Income $72,214 ±$3,789
Median Rent $1,272 ±$76
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.37% ± 7.08pp
Total Population 52,576

Population and Household Demographics

Eagle County is a county in Colorado with a population of 52,576. There are 17,840 households in the county with an average household size of 2.94 persons. 32.88% of households in Eagle County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Eagle County

The median gross income for households in Eagle County is $72,214 a year, or $6,018 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,272 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Eagle County, a household making less than $4,240 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Eagle County.

Area Median Income In Eagle 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 Eagle County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $104,700

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 Eagle 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 Eagle County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Eagle County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,500 $26,850 $30,200 $33,550 $36,250 $38,950 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Eagle County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,150 $44,750 $50,350 $55,900 $60,400 $64,850 $69,350 $73,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Eagle County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,650 $71,600 $80,550 $89,450 $96,650 $103,800 $110,950 $118,100