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Current Waitlist Openings

Applications for Tungsten Village will be accepted starting May 7, 2020 at 9:00 am, the list will remain open indefinitely to apply for a one (1), two (2), or three (3) bedroom affordable rental unit. Applications will be available online only, applications will be prioritized based on date and time received, please plan on allowing 15-20 minutes to complete the application process.

Applications for the Section 8 Project Based Voucher (PBV) one (1) and two (2) bedroom waitlist for available units located at Tungsten Village in Nederland will be accepted May 7, 2020 at 9:00 am and close May 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm.

Applications will be available on this page during the dates and times listed above. Due to COVID-19 we are not accepting paper applications in our offices. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to participate fully in the application process, please call (720) 564-2267 option 1, two days prior to the application opening or email us. For those with a hearing impairment please call 7-1-1 for assistance.

All PBV applicants will receive five (5) preference points for being a Boulder County resident as defined as:

  • a head of household (HH) or spouse living in Boulder County
  • a HH or spouse who works at least 20 hours per week within Boulder County
  • a HH or spouse who attends school full-time within Boulder County
  • a HH or spouse who is elderly (62+) and does not currently reside in Boulder County, although has an adult child, parent, or sibling who resides in Boulder County
  • a HH or spouse who has a disability who does not currently reside in Boulder County, although has an adult child, parent, or sibling who resides in Boulder County

All PBV applicants will receive an additional five (5) preference points where one or more of the following are true:

  • the HH or spouse is elderly (62+)
  • the HH or spouse is an individual with disabilities
  • the household contains children under the age of 18

These lists remain open all year-round

Prime Haven

Prime Haven is an elderly/disabled housing site, located at 170 E. Second Ave. in Nederland, Colorado and contains 6 one-bedroom apartment units.

Applicants must be disabled individuals aged 18 or older or over the age of 62 to qualify, and must also qualify as a very low, low or moderate income household as specified by Rural Development. (A moderate income household has an adjusted income that is greater than the HUD-established low-income limit but does not exceed the low-income limit by more than $5,500.) Applicants will be prioritized by the date and time of their application and income level. Income levels under 50% AMI will receive 15 preference points, income levels between 51%-80% will receive 10 preference points. 

Walter Self Apartments

Walter Self is an elderly/disabled housing site, located at 335 Railroad Avenue in Lyons, Colorado and contains 12 one-bedroom apartment units.

Applicants must be disabled individuals aged 18 or older or over the age of 62 to qualify, and must also qualify as a very low, low or moderate income household as specified by Rural Development. (A moderate income household has an adjusted income that is greater than the HUD-established low-income limit but does not exceed the low-income limit by more than $5,500.) Applicants will be prioritized by the date and time of their application and income level. Income levels under 50% AMI will receive 15 preference points, income levels between 51%-80% will receive 10 preference points. 

Casa de la Esperanza

Casa de la Esperanza is located at 1520 South Emery Street in Longmont and is an agricultural living development. The site has 32 three and four bedroom town homes ranging from 900-1073 square feet.

In order to qualify for housing applicants must receive a substantial portion of income from farm labor employment or must have worked at least 110 whole days in farm work, a must also qualify as a very low, low or moderate income household as specified by Rural Development. (A moderate income household has an adjusted income that is greater than the HUD-established low-income limit but does not exceed the low-income limit by more than $5,500.) Applicants will be prioritized by the date and time of their application and income level. Income levels under 50% AMI will receive 15 preference points, income levels between 51%-80% will receive 10 preference points. 

Additional information regarding the CASA resident services programs found here.

HCV Lottery Information

BCHA held a Housing Choice Voucher (HCV or Section 8) lottery in 2015. All lottery numbers have been selected from this pool. If your number was not drawn you may re-apply the next time the lottery is open. Exact dates of the future lottery openings will be posted on our website and our phone line (303) 441-3929 at least one month in advance. Please check back for the next lottery opening.

Boulder County, in accordance with the Fair Housing Act, prohibits the discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, familial status, or nation origin. In order to qualify households must be income eligible, without any recent drug or violent criminal activity. 

Boulder County also owns several affordable rentals in the county.