Affordable Housing In Wiley
Prowers County, Colorado

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wiley, Colorado

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

Income Based Apartments in Wiley, Colorado

Wiley 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 Wiley, Colorado

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wiley, Colorado

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wiley, Colorado for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2022 Wiley, 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
Wiley, Colorado Fair Market Rent $687 $692 $906 $1,120 $1,437
Wiley, Colorado Payment Standard Range $618 to $756 $623 to $761 $815 to $997 $1,008 to $1,232 $1,293 to $1,581

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wiley, 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 31.79%
Average Renter Household Size 1.91
Average Household Size 2.02
Median Household Income $40,583 ±$6,469
Median Rent $695 ±$136
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25.45% ± 28.66pp
Total Population 350

Population and Household Demographics

Wiley is a city in Prowers County, Colorado with a population of 350. There are 173 households in the city with an average household size of 2.02 persons. 31.79% of households in Wiley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wiley

The median gross income for households in Wiley is $40,583 a year, or $3,382 a month. The median rent for the city is $695 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wiley, a household making less than $2,317 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Wiley.

Area Median Income In Wiley

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 Wiley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Prowers County.

In Wiley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,800

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 Wiley

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 Wiley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wiley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,450 $17,650 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wiley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,750 $29,400 $33,100 $36,750 $39,700 $42,650 $45,600 $48,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wiley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,200 $47,050 $52,950 $58,800 $63,550 $68,250 $72,950 $77,650