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Affordable Housing In Pueblo County
Colorado

43 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pueblo County

Oakshire Trails

2300 Oakshire Lane
Pueblo, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

Bethlehem Square

1900 W 12th St
Pueblo, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Pueblo Village Apartments

2401 Alma Ave
Pueblo, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Union Plaza Apartments

234 N Union Ave
Pueblo, Colorado
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Las Villas de Pueblo Apartments

2818 East 12th Street
Pueblo, Colorado
Call For Rent
3 BR
Family & Senior

Ashwood Apartments

1421 E 21st St
Pueblo, Colorado
Call For Rent
1 BR
55+
62+

Clarion Place Apartments

628 E Clarion Dr
Pueblo West, Colorado

Rood Candy Apartments

404 W 7th St
Pueblo, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Oakshire Hills

2500 Oakshire Ln
Pueblo, Colorado
Call For Rent
3 BR
Family & Senior

Villa Andrea

109 Idaho Ave
Pueblo, Colorado

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pueblo County, Colorado

There are 43 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,532 affordable apartments for rent in Pueblo County, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Pueblo County, Colorado

Pueblo County features 1,299 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 Pueblo County, Colorado

There are 1,233 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pueblo County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pueblo County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pueblo County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pueblo County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pueblo County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $752 and $920.

2021 Pueblo 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
Pueblo County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $631 $634 $836 $1,118 $1,320
Pueblo County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $568 to $694 $571 to $697 $752 to $920 $1,006 to $1,230 $1,188 to $1,452

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pueblo County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 43
Total Low Income Apartments 2,532
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,299
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $41,286 ±$901
Median Rent $774 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.53% ± 2.77pp
Total Population 161,519

Population and Household Demographics

Pueblo County is a county in Colorado with a population of 161,519. There are 62,888 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 35.81% of households in Pueblo County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pueblo County

The median gross income for households in Pueblo County is $41,286 a year, or $3,441 a month. The median rent for the county is $774 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pueblo County, a household making less than $2,580 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Pueblo County.

Area Median Income In Pueblo 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 Pueblo County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,200

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 Pueblo 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 Pueblo County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pueblo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,950 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pueblo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $44,050 $46,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pueblo County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,800 $45,450 $51,150 $56,800 $61,350 $65,900 $70,450 $75,000

Cities In Pueblo County

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City Served By
Avondale
Beulah Valley
Blende
Boone
Colorado City
Pueblo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pueblo is the Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo.
Pueblo West
Rye
Salt Creek
Vineland