Columbine Complex

202 N Greeley Ave
Johnstown, Colorado

There are 0 low-income apartments in Johnstown that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 24 low-income homes in Johnstown where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Affordable Housing Near Johnstown

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City Apartments
Fort Collins, CO Affordable Housing programs support 47 apartment communities in Fort Collins.
Loveland, CO Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in Loveland.
Estes Park, CO Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Estes Park.
Windsor, CO Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Windsor.
Berthoud, CO Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Berthoud.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Johnstown, 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
Larimer County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing Catalyst Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the Colorado Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Johnstown.

Johnstown, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Johnstown, Colorado

Johnstown features 24 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 Johnstown, Colorado

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Johnstown, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Johnstown, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,385 and $1,693.

2023 Johnstown, 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
Johnstown, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,210 $1,232 $1,539 $2,187 $2,469
Johnstown, Colorado Payment Standard Range $1,089 to $1,331 $1,109 to $1,355 $1,385 to $1,693 $1,968 to $2,406 $2,222 to $2,716

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Johnstown, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 8.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 3.02
Median Household Income $81,313 ±$5,666
Median Rent $1,505 ±$347
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25.89% ± 14.4pp
Total Population 12,818

Population and Household Demographics

Johnstown is a city in Larimer County, Colorado with a population of 12,818. There are 4,238 households in the city with an average household size of 3.02 persons. 8.66% of households in Johnstown are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Johnstown

The median gross income for households in Johnstown is $81,313 a year, or $6,776 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,505 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Johnstown, a household making less than $5,017 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Johnstown.

Area Median Income In Johnstown

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 Johnstown, the AMI is calculated from all households within Larimer County.

In Johnstown, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $111,300

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 Johnstown

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 Johnstown

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Johnstown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,550 $25,800 $29,000 $32,200 $34,800 $37,400 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Johnstown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$37,600 $42,950 $48,300 $53,650 $57,950 $62,250 $66,550 $70,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Johnstown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$60,100 $68,650 $77,250 $85,800 $92,700 $99,550 $106,400 $113,300