Affordable Housing In Laird
Yuma County, Colorado

Guide To Affordable Housing in Laird, Colorado

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

Income Based Apartments in Laird, Colorado

Laird 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 Laird, Colorado

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Laird, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Laird, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $910 and $1,112.

2022 Laird, 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
Laird, Colorado Fair Market Rent $763 $768 $1,011 $1,338 $1,371
Laird, Colorado Payment Standard Range $687 to $839 $691 to $845 $910 to $1,112 $1,204 to $1,472 $1,234 to $1,508

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Laird, 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 %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 1.43
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 30

Population and Household Demographics

Laird is a city in Yuma County, Colorado with a population of 30. There are 21 households in the city with an average household size of 1.43 persons. % of households in Laird are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Laird

The median gross income for households in Laird is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Laird

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 Laird, the AMI is calculated from all households within Yuma County.

In Laird, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,100

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 Laird

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 Laird

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Laird 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 Laird 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 Laird 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