Pueblo County, Colorado Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 1,494 income based apartments in Pueblo County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,233 affordable apartments in Pueblo County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Pueblo County, Colorado

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

Rood Candy Apartments

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

Oakshire Hills

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

Villa Andrea

109 Idaho Ave
Pueblo, Colorado
Affordable

Villas at Oakshire

2415 Chelton Ln
Pueblo, Colorado
Call For Rent
3 BR
Family & Senior
Affordable

Richmond Apartments

201 Central Main St
Pueblo, Colorado
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Santa Fe Crossing

203 N Santa Fe Ave
Pueblo, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Mineral Palace

1414 N Santa Fe Ave
Pueblo, Colorado
Rent Assisted

Sangre De Cristo Apartments

2727 Sprague Ave
Pueblo, Colorado

Oakshire Commons

2400 Oakshire Ln
Pueblo, Colorado
62+
Affordable

Mesa Tower

260 Lamar Ave
Pueblo, Colorado
55+
Accessible
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Affordable Housing In Pueblo County

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City Apartments
Pueblo, CO Affordable Housing programs support 42 apartment communities in Pueblo.
Pueblo West, CO Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Pueblo West.

Pueblo County, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Pueblo County, Colorado

Pueblo County features 1,494 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 $1,012 and $1,236.

2023 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 $815 $854 $1,124 $1,471 $1,674
Pueblo County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $734 to $897 $769 to $939 $1,012 to $1,236 $1,324 to $1,618 $1,507 to $1,841

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pueblo County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 45
Total Low Income Apartments 2,727
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,494
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 $68,600

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.
$17,300 $19,750 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
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.
$28,800 $32,900 $37,000 $41,100 $44,400 $47,700 $51,000 $54,300
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.
$46,050 $52,600 $59,200 $65,750 $71,050 $76,300 $81,550 $86,800