Affordable Housing In Larimer County
Colorado

Affordable Housing programs support 1,649 income based apartments in Larimer County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 3,894 affordable apartments in Larimer County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Larimer County, Colorado

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

Windsor Meadows Apartment Homes

1500 Tipton Dr
Windsor, Colorado
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

Village on Horsetooth

1506 West Horsetooth Road
Fort Collins, Colorado
$1,045-1,207
1-2 BR

Mirasol Senior Living Community

1153 Finch Pl
Loveland, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Oakridge Crossing

4786 Mcmurry Ave
Fort Collins, Colorado
$437-1,105
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

The Edge

3875 E 15th St
Loveland, Colorado
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

Lakeview on the Rise

202 Stoney Brook Rd
Fort Collins, Colorado
$1,014-1,400
1-3 BR
Affordable

Harmony Road Apartments

301 E Harmony Rd
Fort Collins, Colorado
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accessible
Affordable

Reserve at Centerra

4264 McWhinney Blvd
Loveland, Colorado
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

The Remington

300 Remington St
Fort Collins, Colorado
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Rent Assisted

Greenbriar Village

400-434 Butch Cassidy Dr
Fort Collins, Colorado
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Larimer County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Larimer County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Berthoud, CO Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Berthoud.
Affordable Housing In Estes Park, CO Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Estes Park.
Affordable Housing In Fort Collins, CO Affordable Housing programs support 46 apartment communities in Fort Collins.
Affordable Housing In Johnstown, CO Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Johnstown.
Affordable Housing In Loveland, CO Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in Loveland.
Affordable Housing In Windsor, CO Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Windsor.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Larimer County, 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 Larimer County.

Larimer County, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Larimer County, Colorado

Larimer County features 1,649 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 Larimer County, Colorado

There are 3,894 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Larimer County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Larimer County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Larimer County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Larimer County.

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

2023 Larimer 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
Larimer County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,210 $1,232 $1,539 $2,187 $2,469
Larimer County, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Larimer County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 73
Total Low Income Apartments 5,543
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,649
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $59,805 ±$1,055
Median Rent $1,035 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.51% ± 2.03pp
Total Population 318,227

Population and Household Demographics

Larimer County is a county in Colorado with a population of 318,227. There are 125,138 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 35.86% of households in Larimer County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Larimer County

The median gross income for households in Larimer County is $59,805 a year, or $4,984 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,035 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Larimer County, a household making less than $3,450 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Larimer County.

Area Median Income In Larimer 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 Larimer County, 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 Larimer 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 Larimer County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Larimer County 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 Larimer County 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 Larimer County 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