Cheap Apartments In Logan County
Colorado

Maclaren House

435 Macgregor Rd
Sterling, CO
Subsidized

Northeast Plaza

1212 Phelps St
Sterling, CO
Subsidized

Centennial Mental Health Facility

1112 N 4th St
Sterling, CO
62+
Accessable
Subsidized

Sterling

441 Macgregor Rd
Sterling, CO

Sterling ( City of )

1331 Platte St
Sterling, CO
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Maclaren House

435 Macgregor Rd
Sterling, CO
Subsidized

Northeast Plaza

1212 Phelps St
Sterling, CO
Subsidized

Centennial Mental Health Facility

1112 N 4th St
Sterling, CO
62+
Accessable
Subsidized

Sterling

441 Macgregor Rd
Sterling, CO

Sterling ( City of )

1331 Platte St
Sterling, CO
HCV Welcome

There are 7 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 386 affordable apartments for rent in Logan County, Colorado. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 221 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 101 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Logan County. There are 261 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Understanding Affordable Housing in Logan County, Colorado

Logan County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 386
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 221
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.83%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Total Population 21,928
Housing Units 7,966
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $42,319 ±$3,162
Median Rent $673 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.41% ± 7.59pp

Population and Household Demographics

Logan County is a County in Colorado with a population of 21,928. There are 7,966 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 33.83% of households in Logan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Logan County

The median gross income for households in Logan County is $42,319 a year, or $3,527 a month. The median rent for the county is $673 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Logan County, a household making less than $2,243 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Logan County.1

Data derived from 2010 Census and 2015 5-Year American Community Survey. Learn More.
1 Margin of Error: ± 7.59 percentage points.

Area Median Income In Logan 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 Logan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,200

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 Logan 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 Logan County HUD Rental Assistance in Logan County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,150 $16,460 $20,780 $25,100 $29,420 $33,740 $38,060 $42,380
50% of Median $23,600 $26,950 $30,300 $33,650 $36,350 $39,050 $41,750 $44,450
80% of Median $37,700 $43,100 $48,500 $53,850 $58,200 $62,500 $66,800 $71,100

You can identify apartment communities that participate in a program that provides rental assistance by looking for the tags in the apartment list above. View Apartments.

Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Logan County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1997 to 2000, 3 low income apartment communities containing 89 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Logan County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

You can identify apartment communities that participate in the program in Logan County by looking for the tag in the apartment list above. View Apartments.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Logan County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,600 $26,950 $30,300 $33,650 $36,350 $39,050 $41,750 $44,450
60% of Median $28,320 $32,340 $36,360 $40,380 $43,620 $46,860 $50,100 $53,340

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Logan County is $36,360 a year, or $3,030 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,030 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $909 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $590 $632 $758 $875 $976 $1,078
60% $708 $758 $909 $1,050 $1,172 $1,293
Fair Market Rents in Logan County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2018 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$616 $620 $770 $1,120 $1,344

Cities In Logan County

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City Listings Served By
Sterling 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sterling is the Housing Authority of the City of Sterling.
Atwood 0
Crook 0
Fleming 0
Iliff 0
Merino 0
Padroni 0
Peetz 0