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Affordable Housing In Fremont County
Colorado

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fremont County

North Park Village

1401 Washington St
Canon City, Colorado

Journey Home

250 Justice Center Road
Canon City, Colorado
Homeless Supportive Housing

Canon Club Apartments

431 Macon Ave
Canon City, Colorado
Subsidized

Odd Fellows Manor

1300 N 15th St
Canon City, Colorado
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Garden Park Villa

1821 N 5th St
Canon City, Colorado
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

San Juan Apartments

1114 E 3rd St
Florence, Colorado

Capitol Hill

818 E 20th Ave
Canon City, Colorado

Mountain Vista of Canon City Apartments

3304 N 5th St
Canon City, Colorado
Subsidized

Villa Canon Apartments

2400 E Main St
Canon City, Colorado
Subsidized

Fremont County Family Center

675 Family Center Dr
Canon City, Colorado

Housing Authorities that serve Fremont County

Housing Authority Programs
Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fremont County, Colorado

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 724 affordable apartments for rent in Fremont County, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Fremont County, Colorado

Fremont County features 340 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 Fremont County, Colorado

There are 263 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fremont County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fremont County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fremont County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Fremont County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fremont County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $806 and $985.

2021 Fremont 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
Fremont County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $675 $679 $895 $1,281 $1,321
Fremont County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $608 to $743 $611 to $747 $806 to $985 $1,153 to $1,409 $1,189 to $1,453

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fremont County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 724
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 340
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.12%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $40,423 ±$1,747
Median Rent $712 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.72% ± 5.17pp
Total Population 46,809

Population and Household Demographics

Fremont County is a county in Colorado with a population of 46,809. There are 16,342 households in the county with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 29.12% of households in Fremont County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fremont County

The median gross income for households in Fremont County is $40,423 a year, or $3,369 a month. The median rent for the county is $712 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fremont County, a household making less than $2,373 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Fremont County.

Area Median Income In Fremont 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 Fremont County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,500

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 Fremont 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 Fremont County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fremont County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,950 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fremont County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $44,050 $46,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fremont County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,800 $45,450 $51,150 $56,800 $61,350 $65,900 $70,450 $75,000

Cities In Fremont County

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City Served By
Brookside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brookside is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.
Canon City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canon City is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.
Coal Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coal Creek is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.
Coaldale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coaldale is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.
Cotopaxi The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cotopaxi is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.
Florence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Florence is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.
Howard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Howard is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.
Lincoln Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln Park is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.
Penrose The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penrose is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.
Rockvale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockvale is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.
Williamsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williamsburg is the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments.