Affordable Housing In Routt County
Colorado

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Routt County

Alpenglow Village

1400 Pine Grove Road
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Mountain Village

1101 Mountain Village Cir
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
$1,310-1,900
1-3 BR

The Reserves at Steamboat Springs

2100 Elk River Rd
Steamboat Springs, Colorado

West Routt Housing

300 W Jefferson
Hayden, Colorado

Hillside Village Apartments

605 Tamarack Dr
Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Vista Verde Townhomes II

305 Vista Verde Dr
Hayden, Colorado

Selbe Apartments

550 Rollingstone Dr
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Routt County, Colorado

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Routt County, Colorado

Housing Authority Programs
Grand County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Routt County, Colorado

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 394 affordable apartments for rent in Routt County, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Routt County, Colorado

Routt County features 24 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 Routt County, Colorado

There are 370 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Routt County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Routt County, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Routt County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,442 and $1,762.

2022 Routt 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
Routt County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,210 $1,218 $1,602 $1,980 $2,742
Routt County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $1,089 to $1,331 $1,096 to $1,340 $1,442 to $1,762 $1,782 to $2,178 $2,468 to $3,016

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Routt County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 394
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.64
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $64,963 ±$5,211
Median Rent $1,137 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.22% ± 6.37pp
Total Population 23,606

Population and Household Demographics

Routt County is a county in Colorado with a population of 23,606. There are 9,431 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 30.88% of households in Routt County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Routt County

The median gross income for households in Routt County is $64,963 a year, or $5,414 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,137 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Routt County, a household making less than $3,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Routt County.

Area Median Income In Routt 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 Routt County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $93,000

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 Routt 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 Routt County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Routt County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,450 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Routt County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,050 $36,600 $41,200 $45,750 $49,450 $53,100 $56,750 $60,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Routt County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$51,250 $58,600 $65,900 $73,200 $79,100 $84,950 $90,800 $96,650

Cities In Routt County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Hayden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hayden is the Grand County Housing Authority.
Oak Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Creek is the Grand County Housing Authority.
Phippsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Phippsburg is the Grand County Housing Authority.
Steamboat Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Steamboat Springs is the Grand County Housing Authority.
Yampa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yampa is the Grand County Housing Authority.