Stage 1 fire restrictions, enacted for unincorporated areas of western Boulder County.

Affordable Rentals
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Affordable Rentals

The Boulder County Housing Authority (BCHA) offers a variety of rental homes ranging in size from studios to four bedroom units throughout Boulder County, in Lafayette, Longmont, Louisville, Lyons and Nederland. BCHA is a not-for-profit organization committed to providing quality homes at affordable prices.

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in renting with Boulder County Housing Authority.

When properties that are available at affordable rents they will be listed below and you may submit an application.

Property Name Property Address Bedrooms/Bathrooms Rental Amount
815 Dounce Street
815 Dounce Street
Lafayette, Colorado

Bedrooms - 4

Bathrooms - 2

1321 & 1327 Sumner Street
1321 Sumner Street
Longmont, CO 80501

Bedrooms - 2

Bathrooms - 1

518 Coffman Street
518 Coffman Street
Longmont, CO 80501

Bedrooms - 1

Bathrooms - 1

515 W Geneseo
515 W. Geneseo
Unit D, Lafayette, Colorado, 80026

Bedrooms - 2

Bathrooms - 1

401 East Street, Sunnyside
401 East Street, Sunnyside #D1
Louisville, Colorado

Bedrooms - 3

Bathrooms - 2


Minimum Age: Applicants/Tenants must be at least 18 years of age to enter into a lease agreement.


For each adult 18 years and older:

  • Copy of Social Security Card; AND
  • Copies of Identification (ANY of the following): state-issued driver’s license, state-issued identification card, Resident Alien Card or Government-Issued Passport.

For each minor child under 18 years of age:

  • Copy of birth certificate; AND
  • Copy of Social Security Card.


Applicants must have:

  • A combined gross income (before taxes and deductions) of at least 2 times the rent of the offered unit or a (Section 8) Housing Choice Voucher; AND
  • A minimum of six (6) months of steady employment OR a verifiable, sufficient source of income (such as Social Security, SSDI, etc.); AND

Rental History

Two (2) years of satisfactory rental history is required.

Criminal History

BCHA will conduct a national criminal background check for all adults age 18 years and older. You may be denied housing if the following apply to you:

  • You have been convicted of a felony within the past six (6) years; AND/OR
  • You have been convicted of a violent or sexual crime; AND/OR
  • Use of methamphetamine in the last 12 months or use of a controlled substance other than meth in the last six months.; AND/OR
  • You have a consistent record of convictions for misdemeanors and/or felonies; AND/OR
  • We find other information in your background check that support a determination that you have engaged in disqualifying criminal activity.

Maintenance Contact Information

Staff is available Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Boulder County Housing Authority tenants requesting routine, non-emergency requests, such as a broken appliance, dripping faucet, or drywall repair email or call 720-864-6400. Please include your name, address, phone number and a description of the requested repair.  Repairs will be prioritized based on level of urgency. For urgent requests that need to be addressed immediately, such as no water, broken pipes that cannot be turned off, no heat in the winter, sewer line stoppage, gas leaks or carbon monoxide alerts, lockouts, etc., call 303-370-9299. If you have a medical or fire emergency, call 911 immediately.

Office Closures:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Monday, January 15, 2024
  • Presidents’ Day – Monday, February 19, 2024
  • Memorial Day – Monday, May 27, 2024
  • Juneteenth – Wednesday, June 19, 2024
  • Independence Day (observed) – Friday, July 5, 2024
  • Labor Day – Monday, September 2, 2024
  • Indigenous People’s Day, Monday, October 14, 2024
  • General Election Day – Tuesday, November 5, 2024
  • Veterans’ Day – Monday, November 11, 2024
  • Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 28, 2024
  • Friday after Thanksgiving – Friday, November 29, 2024
  • Christmas Eve (half day, observed) – Tuesday, December 24, 2024
  • Christmas Day – Wednesday, December 25, 2024
  • New Year’s Eve (half day, observed) – Tuesday, December 31, 2024
  • New Year’s Day – Wednesday, January 1, 2025
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (2025) – Monday, January 20, 2025

Property Management:

Staff is available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 720-564-2267

Equal Housing Opportunity website

Equal Housing Opportunity

The Housing Authority of the County of Boulder, Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its federally assisted programs or activities.

Contact Us

Human Services

Phone: 303-441-1000
TTY: 1-800-659-3656
Fax: 303-441-1523
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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306

Boulder Location

3460 Broadway
Map and Directions Boulder Location

Fax: 720-564-2283
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Longmont Location

515 Coffman St.
Map and Directions Longmont Location
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lafayette Location

1755 S. Public Road, Lafayette
Map and Directions Lafayette Location
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed 1-2 p.m. for lunch.

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