Affordable Housing In Fremont County
Colorado

Affordable Housing programs support 461 income based apartments in Fremont County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 263 affordable apartments in Fremont County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Fremont County, Colorado

There are two Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists open in Fremont County.

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

Capitol Hill

818 E 20th Ave
Canon City, Colorado
Income Based
Studio-3 BR

North Park Village

1401 Washington St
Canon City, Colorado
Affordable

Journey Home

250 Justice Center Road
Canon City, Colorado
Homeless Supportive Housing
Affordable

Canon Club Apartments

431 Macon Ave
Canon City, Colorado
Rent Assisted

Odd Fellows Manor

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

Garden Park Villa

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

San Juan Apartments

1114 E 3rd St
Florence, Colorado
Affordable

Mountain Vista of Canon City Apartments

3304 N 5th St
Canon City, Colorado
Rent Assisted

Villa Canon Apartments

2400 E Main St
Canon City, Colorado
Rent Assisted

Fremont County Family Center

675 Family Center Dr
Canon City, Colorado
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Fremont County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Canon City, CO Affordable Housing programs support 13 apartment communities in Canon City.
Affordable Housing In Florence, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Florence.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Fremont 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
Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Mainstream Voucher
Go to the Colorado Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Fremont County.

Fremont County, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fremont County, Colorado

Fremont County features 461 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 $945 and $1,155.

2023 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 $792 $798 $1,050 $1,492 $1,646
Fremont County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $713 to $871 $718 to $878 $945 to $1,155 $1,343 to $1,641 $1,481 to $1,811

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 461
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 $68,100

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.
$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 Fremont County 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 Fremont County 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