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245 North 96th Street
Louisville, Colorado
1 BR
Family & Senior

Sunnyside Place

401 East St
Louisville, Colorado

Lydia Morgan Elderly.

1450 Lincoln Ave
Louisville, Colorado

Regal Square

255 Regal St
Louisville, Colorado
Rent Assisted

Meadow Ridge Apartments

855 W Dillon Rd
Louisville, Colorado


502 W South Boulder Rd
Louisville, Colorado

There are 417 low-income apartments in Louisville that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Louisville, Colorado can range from $1,105 to $1,532 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 43 low-income homes in Louisville where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $397 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on February 1st, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Louisville, 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
Boulder County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Boulder Housing Partners Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work
Longmont Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Colorado Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Louisville.

Louisville, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Louisville, Colorado

Louisville features 43 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 Louisville, Colorado

There are 417 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Louisville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Louisville, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Louisville, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,720 and $2,102.

2023 Louisville, 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
Louisville, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,397 $1,578 $1,911 $2,541 $3,005
Louisville, Colorado Payment Standard Range $1,257 to $1,537 $1,420 to $1,736 $1,720 to $2,102 $2,287 to $2,795 $2,705 to $3,306

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Louisville, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 460
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 43
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.73%
Average Renter Household Size 2.13
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $91,230 ±$8,603
Median Rent $1,417 ±$104
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.26% ± 8.98pp
Total Population 19,548

Population and Household Demographics

Louisville is a city in Boulder County, Colorado with a population of 19,548. There are 7,971 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 27.73% of households in Louisville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Louisville

The median gross income for households in Louisville is $91,230 a year, or $7,603 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,417 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Louisville, a household making less than $4,723 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Louisville.

Area Median Income In Louisville

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 Louisville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Boulder County.

In Louisville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $144,100

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 Louisville

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 Louisville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Louisville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$27,900 $31,900 $35,900 $39,850 $43,050 $46,250 $49,450 $52,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Louisville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$46,500 $53,150 $59,800 $66,400 $71,750 $77,050 $82,350 $87,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Louisville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,700 $76,200 $85,750 $95,250 $102,900 $110,500 $118,150 $125,750