Aurora Housing Authority

2280 S. Xanadu Way, Aurora, CO, 80014
(720) 251-2100

Adams County

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About Aurora Housing Authority

The Housing Authority of the City of Aurora, Colorado (AHA) was established by action of the Aurora City Council in February of 1975. Ordinance 75-34 was passed on February 24, 1975 and amended by Ordinance 75-69 dated June 9, 1975.

The Housing Authority team led by Executive Director Craig Maraschky includes but is not limited to property managers, maintenance technicians, and administrative staff. AHA is committed to providing safe, decent, affordable housing to our community and proudly serves many different groups including:

Working families
Single parents
Disabled residents

AHA owns and manages more than 800 units of rental housing, including over 110 units owned by the non-profit affiliate, the Aurora Housing Corporation. Our rental housing portfolio currently consists of:

65 units of Public Housing
414 units of Low Income Tax Credit / Income Restricted units
270 units of Project-Based Section 8 units
71 units of conventional rental units

AHA currently administers 1,197 HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (including 75 VASH and 50 FUP) and an average of 357 portable vouchers with an annual value to the community of over $15.2 million. This program allows renters to bridge the gap between normal rent and their ability to pay.

AHA issues Housing Bonds on behalf of itself, non-profit, and for-profit housing developers.

All AHA debts are secured by AHA-owned real estate and are not obligations of the city or state.

Mission Statement

To develop and promote quality housing while supporting and encouraging economic opportunities leading to self-sufficiency and independence.

Program Summary for Aurora Housing Authority

Aurora 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. Aurora Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 43 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Aurora Housing Authority administered a total of 81 Section 8 Vouchers. Aurora Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Aurora Housing Authority is located at 2280 S. Xanadu Way, Aurora, CO, 80014 and serves the city of Aurora. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Aurora Housing Authority at, (720) 251-2100 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Aurora Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 1
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 81
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 43
Waiting list for the Aurora Housing Authority is currently Open

2018 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
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
Sheridan Housing Authority Sheridan Housing Authority Englewood CO N/A N/A Open 8.28 Miles Contact
Englewood Housing Authority Englewood Housing Authority Englewood CO 393 110 Closed 8.28 Miles Contact
Denver  Housing Authority Denver Housing Authority Denver CO 6,751 4,525 Open 8.87 Miles Contact
Co Dept Local Affairs Co Dept Local Affairs Denver CO N/A N/A Open 9.16 Miles Contact
Colorado Division of Housing Colorado Division of Housing Denver CO 6,771 N/A Open 9.19 Miles Contact
South Metro Housing Options South Metro Housing Options Littleton CO 288 143 Open 9.54 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Aurora Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
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