Affordable Housing In San Juan County
Colorado

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

There are 0 affordable apartments in San Juan County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in San Juan County, Colorado

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

Public Housing Agencies Serving San Juan 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Solutions for the Southwest Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Family Unification Program (FUP)
Go to the Colorado Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near San Juan County.

San Juan County, Colorado Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in San Juan County, Colorado

San Juan County 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 San Juan County, Colorado

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in San Juan County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in San Juan County, Colorado

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay San Juan County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in San Juan County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in San Juan County, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,270 and $1,552.

2023 San Juan 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
San Juan County, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,099 $1,106 $1,411 $1,717 $1,895
San Juan County, Colorado Payment Standard Range $989 to $1,209 $995 to $1,217 $1,270 to $1,552 $1,545 to $1,889 $1,706 to $2,085

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

San Juan County, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.46%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.15
Median Household Income $36,324 ±$2,185
Median Rent $886 ±$212
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 19.08pp
Total Population 606

Population and Household Demographics

San Juan County is a county in Colorado with a population of 606. There are 282 households in the county with an average household size of 2.15 persons. 35.46% of households in San Juan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in San Juan County

The median gross income for households in San Juan County is $36,324 a year, or $3,027 a month. The median rent for the county is $886 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In San Juan County, a household making less than $2,953 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in San Juan County.

Area Median Income In San Juan 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 San Juan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,900

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 San Juan 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 San Juan County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the San Juan 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 San Juan 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 San Juan 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