The Clear Creek County Housing Department supports our community by providing information and resources to renters, landlords or others. The Housing Department also strives to address systemic housing issues in Clear Creek County by developing plans for new housing and improving existing housing.
NOTE: The Executive Order limiting Evictions issued by Governor Polis on June 13th has been extended through August 12.
Due to COVID-19, the Housing Coordinator Sally Rush is working remotely and can be reached at 720-361-9725 email@example.com
HOUSING RESOURCES TO ASSIST WITH COVID-19 IMPACTS
COVID-19 is devastating our economy and many are facing job loss or sever income reduction. There are many resources available to people unable to make rent or mortgage payments. These include several state funding sources and a Clear Creek County Emergency CoVID19 Housing Assistance Program.
Clear Creek County Emergency Housing Assistance for Rental & Mortgage Assistance
Full-time County residents in need of immediate rental or mortgage assistance due to hardships from COVID-19 are eligible. The Program, administered by The Grand Foundation, provides limited, short term assistance to households that are vulnerable to eviction or foreclosure throughout the County and municipalities. Applications are first-come, first serve and funds are distributed directly to the housing providers. Emergency requests may supersede this processing and special circumstances may apply. To apply, contact any of the following:
- The Grand Foundation 970-887-3111 ext 3 / firstname.lastname@example.org
- Clear Creek County Housing Department 720-361-9725 / email@example.com
- Clear Creek Community resource Center 303-670-7537 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Open link for Application: APPLICATION SUMMARY
Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS)
The CDHS lists a ton of resources and funding sources for low-income Coloradans during COVID-19 outbreak. As COVID-19 continues to affect Colorado, our fellow citizens still need human services, and there are easy, online ways to apply and get benefits for you and your family. Below is a list of benefits and services that CDHS is continuing to provide, with links and information on how to find them. Visit their page here for information.
The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Resources
DOLA/Division of Housing is working closely with the Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) as well as other State, City, County, and Federal Partners. Read more on the DOLA Evictions and Foreclosure Prevention page here.
Other Housing Assistance Resources
Brothers Redevelopment Inc. (BRI)
BRI is a Denver-based nonprofit that provides Mortgage & Rental Assistance available to many homeowners and renters in need now due to loss of income related to COVID-19. For more information or to fill out an online application visit the Brothers Redevelopment website here Phone 844-926-6632 (Mon-Friday 8am-4:30pm) email email@example.com or visit the Brothers Redevelopment website here on-line application.
2-1-1 is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital resources across the state. No matter where you live in Colorado, you can find information about resources in your local community.
2-1-1 Colorado streamlines services and provides one central location where people can get connected to the resources they need. With a database that is updated daily, 2-1-1 Colorado can connect you to critical resources simply by dialing a three-digit number. Whether you are searching for a shelter availability, childcare, or rent payment assistance – 2-1-1 can connect you to available resources in your community.
Visit the 211 Colorado-Mile High United Way for more information. Phone: 866-760-6489. email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado Legal Services (CLS)
CLS provides Legal help for low-income Coloradans seeking assistance with civil legal needs. Click on Tabs on page for resource information available during COVID19 legal topics (ie. eviction rights, temporary mortgage). Visit the Colorado Legal Services (CLS) website here for more information.
Northwest Colorado Council of Government Energy Program (NWCCOG)
FREE Energy Audit & Recommendations for your home. The Weatherization Program will schedule an Energy Audit and a qualified crew to install appropriate energy efficiency upgrades to households that meet required income guidelines (homeowners, renters, and landlords). NWCCOG also has access to CARE funds. Emily Hoskins, Outreach Coordinator, Energy Program at 800-332-3669 OR 970-315-1330
LOCAL CONTACTS & INFORMATION
Clear Creek Community Resource Center
Located at 1531 Colorado Blvd in Idaho Springs the Resource Center provides a variety of services and can connect those in need to various assistance programs including a COVID19 Relief Funds. The Resource Center is open Mon-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (closed for lunch). Ph: 303-670-7555 or by email:email@example.com For more information visit the Clear Creek Community Resource Center page here.
Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Department
The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Department provides public with general guidelines for serving & executing evictions within the County. Learn more by calling the Sheriff’s Department at: 303-679-2376 or visiting the Clear Creek Sheriff’s page on evictions here.
Contact Clear Creek County Housing Coordinator
If you need assistance to navigate these sites or complete their applications, you can contact the County Housing Coordinator to assist you. SRush@clearcreekcounty.us. Mobile: 720-361-9725
Other Information and Resources
Section 8 Rental Assistance
The Section 8 Rental Assistance Program is federally subsidized housing for existing rental housing that permits qualified families to obtain rental housing at a rent that they can afford. Grand County Housing Authority administers the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program in Clear Creek, Grand, Jackson, Gilpin, Routt and Summit counties. For more information visit the Grand County Section 8 information page here. Other ways to connect below:
Grand County Housing Authority
308 Byers Avenue, P. O. Box 264, Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451
Telephone: 970-725-3071 Outside Grand County: 877-782-7298
Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm