Affordable Housing In Silver Plume
Clear Creek County, Colorado

Guide To Affordable Housing in Silver Plume, Colorado

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Silver Plume, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Silver Plume, Colorado

Silver Plume 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 Silver Plume, Colorado

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Silver Plume, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Silver Plume, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,493 and $1,825.

2022 Silver Plume, 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
Silver Plume, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,236 $1,364 $1,659 $2,226 $2,501
Silver Plume, Colorado Payment Standard Range $1,112 to $1,360 $1,228 to $1,500 $1,493 to $1,825 $2,003 to $2,449 $2,251 to $2,751

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Silver Plume, 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 32.2%
Average Renter Household Size 1.89
Average Household Size 2.03
Median Household Income $42,000 ±$16,625
Median Rent $863 ±$81
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.63% ± 27.25pp
Total Population 239

Population and Household Demographics

Silver Plume is a city in Clear Creek County, Colorado with a population of 239. There are 118 households in the city with an average household size of 2.03 persons. 32.2% of households in Silver Plume are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Silver Plume

The median gross income for households in Silver Plume is $42,000 a year, or $3,500 a month. The median rent for the city is $863 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Silver Plume, a household making less than $2,877 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Silver Plume.

Area Median Income In Silver Plume

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 Silver Plume, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clear Creek County.

In Silver Plume, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $104,800

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 Silver Plume

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 Silver Plume

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Silver Plume AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,050 $25,200 $28,350 $31,450 $34,000 $36,500 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Silver Plume AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,700 $41,950 $47,200 $52,400 $56,600 $60,800 $65,000 $69,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Silver Plume AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500