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Sol Naciente

820 Beaver Avenue
Fort Morgan, Colorado

Ft Morgan Townhomes

801 S West St
Fort Morgan, Colorado

Hillcrest Apartments

1100 Linda St
Fort Morgan, Colorado
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Pioneer Apartments ( Aka College View Apartments )

105 Gateway Ave
Fort Morgan, Colorado

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1605 E 9th Ave
Fort Morgan, Colorado
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There are 197 low-income apartments in Fort Morgan that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 86 low-income homes in Fort Morgan where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $420 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Fort Morgan, 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
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Fort Morgan, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fort Morgan, Colorado

Fort Morgan features 86 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 Fort Morgan, Colorado

There are 197 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fort Morgan.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Morgan, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fort Morgan landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Fort Morgan.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fort Morgan, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $970 and $1,186.

2023 Fort Morgan, 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
Fort Morgan, Colorado Fair Market Rent $736 $819 $1,078 $1,443 $1,726
Fort Morgan, Colorado Payment Standard Range $662 to $810 $737 to $901 $970 to $1,186 $1,299 to $1,587 $1,553 to $1,899

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fort Morgan, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 283
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 86
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.62%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $45,403 ±$5,624
Median Rent $675 ±$58
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.74% ± 8.86pp
Total Population 11,377

Population and Household Demographics

Fort Morgan is a city in Morgan County, Colorado with a population of 11,377. There are 4,058 households in the city with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 38.62% of households in Fort Morgan are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Morgan

The median gross income for households in Fort Morgan is $45,403 a year, or $3,784 a month. The median rent for the city is $675 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Morgan, a household making less than $2,250 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Morgan.

Area Median Income In Fort Morgan

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 Fort Morgan, the AMI is calculated from all households within Morgan County.

In Fort Morgan, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,800

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 Fort Morgan

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 Fort Morgan

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fort Morgan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,300 $20,900 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fort Morgan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,450 $34,800 $39,150 $43,500 $47,000 $50,500 $53,950 $57,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fort Morgan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,750 $55,700 $62,650 $69,600 $75,200 $80,750 $86,350 $91,900