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Affordable Housing In Las Animas County
Colorado

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Las Animas County

Trinidad Apartments

1516 Arizona Ave
Trinidad, Colorado

Western Apartments

411 E North Ave
Trinidad, Colorado
Subsidized

Trinidad Artspace Lofts

228 West Main Street
Trinidad, Colorado

Corazon Square

201 Raton St
Trinidad, Colorado
Subsidized

Vista Del Rae

1402 Atchison Ave
Trinidad, Colorado
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Casa Alegre

717 W Adams St
Trinidad, Colorado
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Aguilar

301 W Main St
Aguilar, Colorado

North Ave Apartments

421 E North Ave
Trinidad, Colorado
Subsidized

Casa Village II

712 E Godding Avenue
Trinidad, Colorado

Casa Village I

712 E Godding Ave
Trinidad, Colorado
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Las Animas County, Colorado

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 574 affordable apartments for rent in Las Animas County, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Las Animas County, Colorado

Las Animas County features 533 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 Las Animas County, Colorado

There are 41 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Las Animas County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Las Animas County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Las Animas County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Las Animas County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Las Animas County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $768 and $938.

2021 Las Animas 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
Las Animas County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $563 $647 $853 $1,219 $1,276
Las Animas County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $507 to $619 $582 to $712 $768 to $938 $1,097 to $1,341 $1,148 to $1,404

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Las Animas County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 574
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 533
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.2%
Average Renter Household Size 2.25
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $45,067 ±$2,870
Median Rent $755 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.78% ± 5.08pp
Total Population 14,503

Population and Household Demographics

Las Animas County is a county in Colorado with a population of 14,503. There are 5,826 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 31.2% of households in Las Animas County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Las Animas County

The median gross income for households in Las Animas County is $45,067 a year, or $3,756 a month. The median rent for the county is $755 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Las Animas County, a household making less than $2,517 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Las Animas County.

Area Median Income In Las Animas 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 Las Animas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,200

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 Las Animas 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 Las Animas County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Las Animas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,950 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Las Animas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $44,050 $46,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Las Animas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,800 $45,450 $51,150 $56,800 $61,350 $65,900 $70,450 $75,000

Cities In Las Animas County

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City Served By
Aguilar
Branson
Cokedale
El Moro
Hoehne
Jansen
Kim
Lynn
Segundo
Starkville
Stonewall Gap
Trinidad The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trinidad is the Trinidad Housing Authority.
Valdez
Weston