Parker, Colorado Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Parker where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 312 affordable apartments in Parker that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Parker, Colorado

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Parker. Go to the Colorado Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Parker.

Parker Hilltop Apartments

19600 Clubhouse Dr
Parker, Colorado
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Affordable Housing Near Parker

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Parker, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Parker, Colorado

Parker 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 Parker, Colorado

There are 312 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Parker.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Parker, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Parker landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Parker.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Parker, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,670 and $2,042.

2023 Parker, 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
Parker, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,390 $1,538 $1,856 $2,449 $2,750
Parker, Colorado Payment Standard Range $1,251 to $1,529 $1,384 to $1,692 $1,670 to $2,042 $2,204 to $2,694 $2,475 to $3,025

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Parker, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 312
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.87
Median Household Income $100,469 ±$3,543
Median Rent $1,271 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.93% ± 6.37pp
Total Population 47,342

Population and Household Demographics

Parker is a city in Douglas County, Colorado with a population of 47,342. There are 16,477 households in the city with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 20.67% of households in Parker are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Parker

The median gross income for households in Parker is $100,469 a year, or $8,372 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,271 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Parker, a household making less than $4,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Parker.

Area Median Income In Parker

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 Parker, the AMI is calculated from all households within Douglas County.

In Parker, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $117,800

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 Parker

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 Parker

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Parker AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,150 $31,650 $35,150 $38,000 $40,800 $43,600 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Parker AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,050 $46,900 $52,750 $58,600 $63,300 $68,000 $72,700 $77,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Parker AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050