Denver Housing Authority

777 Grant Street, Denver, CO, 80203
(720) 932-3000



Denver County

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The Denver Housing Authority will be accepting applications September 20 through September 21th of 2018.  Please check link below for more details.  http://www.denverhousing.o
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About Denver Housing Authority

The Denver Housing Authority is a quasi-municipal corporation with a portfolio of over 11,000 units and housing choice vouchers, providing affordable housing to more than 26,000 very low, low and middle income individuals representing over 10,000 families. DHA has transformed public housing in Denver creating vibrant, revitalized, sustainable, transit oriented, and mixed-income community of choice.

Today, DHA's vision has been honed to reflect the goal that every individual or family shall have quality and affordable housing, in communities offering empowerment, economic opportunity, and a vibrant living environment. .

Denver Housing Authority's mission is to serve the residents of Denver by developing, owning, and operating safe, decent and affordable housing in a manner that promotes thriving communities.

DHA is governed by a nine-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Mayor of Denver and approved by the City Council.


Mission Statement

DHA's mission is to serve the residents of Denver by developing, owning, and operating safe, decent and affordable housing in a manner that promotes thriving communities.

Program Summary for Denver Housing Authority

Denver Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Denver Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 4,525 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Denver Housing Authority administered a total of 6,751 Section 8 Vouchers. Denver Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Denver Housing Authority is located at 777 Grant Street, Denver, CO, 80203 and serves the city of Denver. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Denver Housing Authority at, (720) 932-3000 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Denver Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 44
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 6,751
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 4,525
Waiting list for the Denver Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Arapahoe County, CO

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Arapahoe County, CO:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $28,050
  • $32,050
  • $36,050
  • $40,050
  • $43,300
  • $46,500
  • $49,700
  • $52,900
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $16,850
  • $19,250
  • $21,650
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $44,900
  • $51,300
  • $57,700
  • $64,100
  • $69,250
  • $74,400
  • $79,500
  • $84,650

2017 Fair Market Rents for Arapahoe County, CO

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Arapahoe County, CO:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$844 $1031 $1305 $1896 $2196



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Co Dept Local Affairs Co Dept Local Affairs Denver CO N/A N/A Open 0.58 Miles Contact
Colorado Division of Housing Colorado Division of Housing Denver CO 6,771 N/A Open 0.59 Miles Contact
Colorado Housing and Finance Authority Colorado Housing and Finance Authority Denver CO 735 N/A Open 1.85 Miles Contact
Englewood Housing Authority Englewood Housing Authority Englewood CO 393 110 Closed 5.16 Miles Contact
Sheridan Housing Authority Sheridan Housing Authority Englewood CO N/A N/A Open 5.16 Miles Contact
Jefferson County Housing Authority Jefferson County Housing Authority Wheat Ridge CO 1,532 N/A Open 6.15 Miles Contact

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Denver Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
4,311
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Arapahoe County Quick Facts

Population: 618,821
Persons Per Household: 2.58
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 34.4%
Homeownership Rate: 62.7%
Housing Units: 240,912
Yearly Income Per Person: $32,595
Median Household Income: $60,651