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Affordable Housing In Gilpin County
Colorado

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gilpin County, Colorado

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Gilpin County, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Gilpin County, Colorado

Gilpin County features 0 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 Gilpin County, Colorado

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gilpin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gilpin County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gilpin County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Gilpin County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gilpin County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,445 and $1,766.

2021 Gilpin 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
Gilpin County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,179 $1,304 $1,605 $2,186 $2,486
Gilpin County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $1,061 to $1,297 $1,174 to $1,434 $1,445 to $1,766 $1,967 to $2,405 $2,237 to $2,735

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gilpin County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.14
Median Household Income $65,670 ±$10,178
Median Rent $1,029 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.07% ± 13.48pp
Total Population 5,605

Population and Household Demographics

Gilpin County is a county in Colorado with a population of 5,605. There are 2,576 households in the county with an average household size of 2.14 persons. 23.25% of households in Gilpin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gilpin County

The median gross income for households in Gilpin County is $65,670 a year, or $5,473 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,029 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gilpin County, a household making less than $3,430 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Gilpin County.

Area Median Income In Gilpin 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 Gilpin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $100,000

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 Gilpin 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 Gilpin County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gilpin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,000 $24,000 $27,000 $30,000 $32,400 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gilpin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,000 $40,000 $45,000 $50,000 $54,000 $58,000 $62,000 $66,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gilpin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650