Affordable Housing In Kit Carson County
Colorado

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kit Carson County

Burlington Manor

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

Pioneer Valley

511 Quandary Ave
Flagler, Colorado
Subsidized

Burlington

910 Lowell Ave
Burlington, Colorado

Senter West Village Apartments

2665 Senter Ave
Burlington, Colorado

Harvest Heights Hsg

710 5th Street
Stratton, Colorado
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Kit Carson County, Colorado

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 158 affordable apartments for rent in Kit Carson County, Colorado.

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 $899 and $1,099.

2022 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 $754 $759 $999 $1,249 $1,604
Kit Carson County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $679 to $829 $683 to $835 $899 to $1,099 $1,124 to $1,374 $1,444 to $1,764

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 $63,900

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.
$15,450 $17,650 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
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.
$25,750 $29,400 $33,100 $36,750 $39,700 $42,650 $45,600 $48,550
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.
$41,200 $47,050 $52,950 $58,800 $63,550 $68,250 $72,950 $77,650

Cities In Kit Carson County

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City Served By
Bethune
Burlington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burlington is the Burlington Housing Authority.
Flagler
Seibert
Stratton
Vona