Affordable Housing In Silverthorne
Summit County, Colorado

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Silverthorne

Villa Sierra Madre

1081 Adams St
Silverthorne, Colorado
Income Based
1-3 BR

Blue River Apartments

1251 Adams Ave
Silverthorne, Colorado
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Silverthorne, Colorado

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 139 affordable apartments for rent in Silverthorne, Colorado.

Income Based Apartments in Silverthorne, Colorado

Silverthorne 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 Silverthorne, Colorado

There are 139 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Silverthorne.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Silverthorne, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Silverthorne, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,617 and $1,977.

2022 Silverthorne, 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
Silverthorne, Colorado Fair Market Rent $1,340 $1,577 $1,797 $2,553 $2,886
Silverthorne, Colorado Payment Standard Range $1,206 to $1,474 $1,419 to $1,735 $1,617 to $1,977 $2,298 to $2,808 $2,597 to $3,175

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Silverthorne, CO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 139
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.76%
Average Renter Household Size 3.33
Average Household Size 2.98
Median Household Income $70,938 ±$36,306
Median Rent $1,311 ±$156
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 80.21% ± 27.28pp
Total Population 4,117

Population and Household Demographics

Silverthorne is a city in Summit County, Colorado with a population of 4,117. There are 1,381 households in the city with an average household size of 2.98 persons. 34.76% of households in Silverthorne are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Silverthorne

The median gross income for households in Silverthorne is $70,938 a year, or $5,912 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,311 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Silverthorne, a household making less than $4,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 80.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Silverthorne.

Area Median Income In Silverthorne

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 Silverthorne, the AMI is calculated from all households within Summit County.

In Silverthorne, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $99,800

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 Silverthorne

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 Silverthorne

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Silverthorne AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,000 $25,150 $28,300 $31,400 $33,950 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Silverthorne AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,650 $41,900 $47,150 $52,350 $56,550 $60,750 $64,950 $69,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Silverthorne AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$58,650 $67,000 $75,400 $83,750 $90,450 $97,150 $103,850 $110,550