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 Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

The Arvada Housing Authority is not accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) waiting list.

What is the Housing Choice Voucher Program?

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program is federally regulated and funded through the  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This program offers rental assistance to very and extra low income families, individuals, the elderly and the disabled. This helps individuals to afford safe, decent and sanitary housing in the private market including single family homes, townhomes and apartments. Housing assistance is provided in the form of rental subsidies. The HCV rental subsidies cover the difference between the participant’s payment and the unit’s market rent. Participants pay rent based on their income.

Income Guidelines

To qualify for HCV (Section 8), your household size and income need to meet federal guidelines.

Household Size 1 Person  2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person
Extra Low Income $16,850 $19,250 $21,650 $24,300 $28,440 $32,580
Very Low Income $28,050 $32,050 $36,050 $40,050 $43,300 $46,500

Payment Standards Effective 10/2/2015

Bedrooms Payment
One $906
Two $1,152
Three $1,627
Four $1,894
Five $2,179

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

If you or a person in your household is a person with a disability and needs a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the Housing Choice Voucher program, please contact the Arvada Housing Authority at 720-898-7494 or TDD 303-424-9379.

  •  Carrie Espinosa: Housing Choice Voucher Supervisor
  •  Michaela DeLuca: Housing Specialist
  •  Dena Kothe: Housing Specialist
  •  Fax Number: 
  •  Street Address:
    8001 Ralston Road, Arvada, CO 80002

          Hours of Operation:    Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

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