Affordable Housing In Kit Carson County
Colorado

Affordable Housing programs support 97 income based apartments in Kit Carson County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 49 affordable apartments in Kit Carson County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Kit Carson County, Colorado

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Kit Carson County. Go to the Colorado Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Kit Carson County.

Burlington Manor

2505 Senter Ave
Burlington, Colorado
Income Based
1-4 BR
Rent Assisted

Pioneer Valley

511 Quandary Ave
Flagler, Colorado
Rent Assisted

Burlington

910 Lowell Ave
Burlington, Colorado

Senter West Village Apartments

2665 Senter Ave
Burlington, Colorado
Affordable

H9hom 99016c Healthy Living Systems

1241 3rd Ave
Vona, Colorado
Affordable

Harvest Heights Hsg

710 5th Street
Stratton, Colorado
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Affordable Housing In Kit Carson County

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Affordable Housing In Burlington, CO Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Burlington.
Affordable Housing In Flagler, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Flagler.
Affordable Housing In Stratton, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Stratton.
Affordable Housing In Vona, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Vona.

Kit Carson County, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Kit Carson County, Colorado

Kit Carson County features 97 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 Kit Carson County, Colorado

There are 49 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kit Carson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kit Carson County, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kit Carson County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $955 and $1,167.

2023 Kit Carson 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
Kit Carson County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $811 $816 $1,061 $1,291 $1,785
Kit Carson County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $730 to $892 $734 to $898 $955 to $1,167 $1,162 to $1,420 $1,607 to $1,964

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kit Carson County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 158
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 97
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $40,603 ±$5,333
Median Rent $672 ±$94
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.33% ± 6.97pp
Total Population 7,980

Population and Household Demographics

Kit Carson County is a county in Colorado with a population of 7,980. There are 3,003 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 31.9% of households in Kit Carson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kit Carson County

The median gross income for households in Kit Carson County is $40,603 a year, or $3,384 a month. The median rent for the county is $672 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kit Carson County, a household making less than $2,240 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Kit Carson County.

Area Median Income In Kit Carson 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 Kit Carson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,900

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 Kit Carson 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 Kit Carson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kit Carson 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 Kit Carson 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 Kit Carson 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