Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Longmont, CO

Discover affordable housing in Longmont where there are 33+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Aspen Meadows

70 21st Ave, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Quail Village

321 Quail Rd, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Cloverbasin Village

630 S Peck Dr, Longmont, Colorado 80503

Eastglen Townhomes

630 Lashley St, Longmont, Colorado 80504

Independent Living

119 11th Ave, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Briarwood Apartments

1227 Kimbark Street, Longmont, Colorado 80501


15 3rd Ave, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Village Place at Longmont

600 Coffman St, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Kimbark Twelve Hundred

1200 Kimbark St, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Casa Esperanza

1520 S Emery Street, Longmont, Colorado

Montview Meadows

1244 Hunter Ct, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Coffman Townhome

230 Coffman St, Longmont, Colorado 80501

H1hom00069c Longmont Housing Devel.

900 Coffman St, Longmont, Colorado 80501

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Longmont, Colorado
$27.57 (+191%) more than Colorado minimum wage and $34.74 (+479%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Longmont, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Moving to Work programs for Longmont, Colorado.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Longmont, Colorado.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Longmont, Colorado.

Go to the Colorado Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Longmont.

How many renters live in Longmont, Colorado?

The City of Longmont has 100,656 people living in 44,062 households.

There are 35,366 renters living in 17,784 renter households in this City. Renters make up 35.14 percent of the population living in Longmont.

What is the rental market like in Longmont, Colorado?

There are an estimated 41,429 housing units in the Longmont area. Of these, 15,664 units are rental homes, making up 38 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Longmont, Colorado, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Longmont?

The rental vacancy rate in Longmont is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Longmont for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Longmont
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
723 3,402 6,288 2,712 1,310
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Longmont

A large number of apartments in Longmont have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Longmont are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 59 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 22 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Longmont

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,585 to $3,394. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,585
One BR $1,823
Two BR $2,217
Three BR $2,898
Four BR $3,394
2024 Fair Market Rents in Longmont, Colorado

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Longmont?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 452 63 percent
One BR 1,951 57 percent
Two BR 2,189 35 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Longmont, Colorado

How many affordable rental units are in Longmont?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Longmont, Colorado including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 1,745
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 294
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance 8
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 99
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 24
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Longmont, Colorado

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Longmont, Colorado

Longmont features 447 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 Longmont, Colorado

There are 1,612 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Longmont.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Longmont, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Longmont landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Longmont.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Longmont, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,995 and $2,439.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.