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Affordable Housing In Paonia
Delta County, Colorado

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Paonia

Creek Vista Seniors, Ltd

446 Vista Dr
Paonia, Colorado
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Housing Authorities that serve Paonia

Housing Authority Programs
Delta Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Paonia, Colorado

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 20 affordable apartments for rent in Paonia, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Paonia, Colorado

Paonia features 0 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 Paonia, Colorado

There are 20 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Paonia.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Paonia, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Paonia, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $883 and $1,079.

2021 Paonia, 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
Paonia, Colorado Fair Market Rent $739 $744 $981 $1,235 $1,330
Paonia, Colorado Payment Standard Range $665 to $813 $670 to $818 $883 to $1,079 $1,112 to $1,359 $1,197 to $1,463

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Paonia, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 20
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.22%
Average Renter Household Size 1.99
Average Household Size 2.13
Median Household Income $40,759 ±$5,609
Median Rent $831 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.15% ± 13.9pp
Total Population 1,255

Population and Household Demographics

Paonia is a city in Delta County, Colorado with a population of 1,255. There are 571 households in the city with an average household size of 2.13 persons. 32.22% of households in Paonia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Paonia

The median gross income for households in Paonia is $40,759 a year, or $3,397 a month. The median rent for the city is $831 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Paonia, a household making less than $2,770 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Paonia.

Area Median Income In Paonia

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 Paonia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Delta County.

In Paonia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,900

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 Paonia

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 Paonia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Paonia 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 Paonia 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 Paonia 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