Affordable Housing In Morgan County

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Morgan County

Sol Naciente

820 Beaver Avenue
Fort Morgan, Colorado

Centennial Manor East

620 Ray St
Brush, Colorado

114 S Curtis St

114 S Curtis St
Brush, Colorado

Tabor Apartments

1900 Edison St
Brush, Colorado
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hillcrest Apartments

1100 Linda St
Fort Morgan, Colorado

Ft Morgan Townhomes

801 S West St
Fort Morgan, Colorado

Carroll Apartments

418 Edison St
Brush, Colorado

Brush Village

1 Weisbart St
Brush, Colorado

Riverview Apartments

1605 E 9th Ave
Fort Morgan, Colorado

Guide To Affordable Housing in Morgan County, Colorado

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 531 affordable apartments for rent in Morgan County, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Morgan County, Colorado

Morgan County features 238 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 Morgan County, Colorado

There are 293 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morgan County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morgan County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Morgan County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Morgan County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Morgan County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $933 and $1,141.

2022 Morgan 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
Morgan County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $715 $788 $1,037 $1,373 $1,617
Morgan County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $644 to $787 $709 to $867 $933 to $1,141 $1,236 to $1,510 $1,455 to $1,779

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Morgan County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 531
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 238
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.67
Median Household Income $48,450 ±$2,093
Median Rent $726 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.34% ± 6.01pp
Total Population 28,359

Population and Household Demographics

Morgan County is a county in Colorado with a population of 28,359. There are 10,421 households in the county with an average household size of 2.67 persons. 35.26% of households in Morgan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morgan County

The median gross income for households in Morgan County is $48,450 a year, or $4,038 a month. The median rent for the county is $726 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morgan County, a household making less than $2,420 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Morgan County.

Area Median Income In Morgan 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 Morgan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200

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 Morgan 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 Morgan County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Morgan County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,450 $17,650 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Morgan County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,750 $29,400 $33,100 $36,750 $39,700 $42,650 $45,600 $48,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Morgan County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,200 $47,050 $52,950 $58,800 $63,550 $68,250 $72,950 $77,650

Cities In Morgan County

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City Served By
Blue Sky
Brush The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brush is the Housing Authority of the City of Brush.
Fort Morgan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Morgan is the Fort Morgan Housing Authority.
Jackson Lake
Log Lane Village
Morgan Heights
Saddle Ridge
Trail Side