Affordable Housing In Garfield County
Colorado

Affordable Housing programs support 299 income based apartments in Garfield County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 285 affordable apartments in Garfield County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Garfield County, Colorado

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

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

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

Lakota Ridge Senior Housing

705 Castle Valley Blvd.
New Castle, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Red Hill Lofts

2655 Dolores Way
Carbondale, Colorado
$773-993
Studio-2 BR
Family & Senior

The Manors Apartments I

721 Blake Ave
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+

The Manors Apartments II

661 Bennett Ave
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+

Glenwood Green Apartments

220 Flat Tops View Dr
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

Silt Senior Housing

701 HOME AVE
Silt, Colorado
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
62+

Machebeuf Apartments

111 Soccer Field Rd
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Income Based
2-3 BR
Affordable

Maxfield Heights Senior Apartments

125 Ute Ave
Rifle, Colorado
$457-987
1 BR
55+
62+

Villas De Santa Lucia

302 Meadowood Dr
Carbondale, Colorado
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

Valley Senior Housing

500 N Parachute Ave
Parachute, Colorado
Call For Rent
1 BR
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Affordable Housing In Garfield County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Garfield County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Carbondale, CO Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Carbondale.
Affordable Housing In Glenwood Springs, CO Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Glenwood Springs.
Affordable Housing In New Castle, CO Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in New Castle.
Affordable Housing In Parachute, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Parachute.
Affordable Housing In Rifle, CO Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Rifle.
Affordable Housing In Silt, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Silt.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Garfield 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 Garfield County.

Garfield County, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Garfield County, Colorado

Garfield County features 299 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 Garfield County, Colorado

There are 285 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Garfield County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Garfield County, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Garfield County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,221 and $1,493.

2023 Garfield 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
Garfield County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,094 $1,101 $1,357 $1,861 $2,275
Garfield County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $985 to $1,203 $991 to $1,211 $1,221 to $1,493 $1,675 to $2,047 $2,048 to $2,503

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Garfield County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 584
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 299
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.77
Average Household Size 2.72
Median Household Income $56,590 ±$3,065
Median Rent $1,140 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.97% ± 5.83pp
Total Population 57,076

Population and Household Demographics

Garfield County is a county in Colorado with a population of 57,076. There are 20,622 households in the county with an average household size of 2.72 persons. 35.36% of households in Garfield County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Garfield County

The median gross income for households in Garfield County is $56,590 a year, or $4,716 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,140 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Garfield County, a household making less than $3,800 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Garfield County.

Area Median Income In Garfield 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 Garfield County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,200

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 Garfield 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 Garfield County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Garfield County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Garfield County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Garfield County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,750 $60,300 $67,850 $75,350 $81,400 $87,450 $93,450 $99,500