As the fastest growing county in Colorado, El Paso county has seen a significant rise in the need for affordable and varied housing options. From home sharing to home modifications and affordable housing there are many creative options for housing in the Pikes Peak Region.

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Affordable Housing

Colorado Springs housing Authority Public Housing

The Colorado Springs Housing Authority owns and operates 706 units throughout Colorado Springs. These units are offered at subsidized rents (30% of gross income) to eligible families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. Income and rent are reviewed annually. Units are inspected annually as well. Applicants are required to move to one of the units within Colorado Springs when they are offered a unit.

Greccio Housing

Greccio owns or manages properties throughout Colorado Springs which provide housing for approximately 1,150 residents annually. Greccio works to reduce the housing expense burden for the residents who live with us.

Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust

he Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust (RMCLT) mission is to provide quality, affordable housing for low-income families in El Paso County and the City of Colorado Springs.

Ithaka Land Trust

All applicants with Ithaka are considered equally without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical ability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law. Please note that due to limited resources, it is possible that not all qualified applicants will get accepted into one of our programs. We currently offer two types of Transitional Housing with Ithaka: Low-Barrier Transitional Housing (for individuals) and Service-Enhanced Transitional Housing (for families). Our goal in working with applicants is to find the right housing program fit for you.

Partners in Housing

Families make a bold choice to enroll with Partners in Housing. Beyond receiving one year of transitional housing, our families commit to: • Individualized case management, • Life skills training, • Budget and credit counseling • Career preparedness and placement

Affordable Housing Online

The Public Housing program provides affordable rental apartment communities and scattered homes and apartments (known as “scattered sites”) that give rental assistance to participants. The organizations that administer this program and own the properties are called Public Housing Agencies (commonly called housing authorities), which are funded and overseen by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Public Housing

The Colorado Springs Housing Authority owns and operates 706 units throughout Colorado Springs. These units are offered at subsidized rents (30% of gross income) to eligible families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. Income and rent are reviewed annually. Units are inspected annually as well. Applicants are required to move to one of the units within Colorado Springs when they are offered a unit.

Apartments

Apartment Association

The Apartment Association of Southern Colorado is the area's recognized leader in the rental housing industry. We strive to enhance the professionalism and profitability of our membership through products, services, education, and networking; communication of local, state, and national issues; and representation in legislative and regulatory matters. By doing so, the Association helps foster a strong and ethical rental housing industry in Southern Colorado

Senior Housing

Assisted Living Residences

Pages123-133 in The Yellow Book gives a comprehensive guide to whats available.

Independent Living

Pages 119-133 in The Yellow Book gives a comprehensive guide to whats available.

Memory Care Assisted Living

Pages 136-141 The Yellow Book gives a comprehensive guide to whats available.

Home Modification and Accessibility

Brothers Redevelopment

Home Retrofits Brothers Redevelopment’s Home Modification and Repair (HMR) Department is anchored by strong partnerships with local governments. They fund our Help for Homes, Home Rehabilitation and Home Modification programs, which improve residential safety and accessibility and address aging-home concerns.

Energy Resource Center

Efficient Homes for Better Lives. As a non-profit construction company, ERC provides FREE energy efficiency improvements for income-qualified residents of Colorado. Work completed has multiple benefits:

Habitat for Humanity

Pikes Peak Habitat's Home Repair Program focuses on serving cost-burdened homeowners, veterans, and seniors so they can continue to live in safe, decent homes for years to come.

AARP Home Fit Guide

The guide examines what makes a house or apartment age-friendly and suggests the kinds of modifications that can be implemented so a home can become safer, more comfortable and a better fit for its residents — of every age.

The Independence Center

The Independence Center - Universal Design. These home modifications will assist the client to have changes made to the home that will improve safety and accessibility.

The Independence Center

Medicaid and Nonmedicaid Waiver Our Home Health department can assist you in getting a home modification if qualified under Medicaid. Medicaid currently offers up to $14,000 in home modification support for those currently enrolled with a qualifying Medicaid waiver.

The Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging

Medicaid and Nonmedicaid Waiver

Next Day Access

Next Day Access is a contracted agency with the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging. They offer high-quality home accessibility products.

Neighborhood

CONO

Council of Neighbors and Organizations empowers neighbors and neighborhoods to take action in their communities through education and connection.

Colorado Springs Neighborhood Services

Neighborhood Services serves to protect the health, safety, and welfare of city neighborhoods by mitigating signs of urban blight. They strive to do this through solutions orientated problem solving and enforcement of the City Code of Colorado Springs.

Home Sharing

Sunshine Home Share Colorado

Sunshine Home Share Colorado is a nonprofit organization helping you utilize the extra space in your home as a way to generate income, receive assistance with basic household chores, decrease isolation, and help provide housing to someone needing an affordable place in their ability to age in place by increasing their network of support.

Housing Counseling

Silver Key

Silver Key serves in partnership with our stakeholders to support a healthy quality of life for seniors, allowing them to age safely with dignity and independence. For housing assistance call Silver Key Senior Assistance.

Policy & Advocacy

Affordable Housing Collaborative El Paso County

The Affordable Housing Collaborative is a fact-based independent group of advocates concerned about the critical issue of affordable housing in El Paso County.

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