HOMEOWNER/HOMEBUYER RESOURCES

Chaffee Housing Trust

Chaffee Housing Trust uses a community land trust model (CLT) to provide ownership opportunities to households earning 80% up to 100% of our Area Median Income or less in Chaffee and Lake Counties.  More information can be found here: https://www.chaffeehousing.org/  or (719) 239-1199

Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments

The UAACOG offers a variety of programs and supports for home ownership.  More information can be found here:  https://www.uaacog.com/what-we-do/housing.html   and (719) 275-8350

Colorado Housing Finance Authority

This is an investment and educational organization that can help secure a loan, assist with down payment and provide education and other resources.  https://www.chfainfo.com/homeownership

Emergency Mortgage Assistance, Home Repair and Refinancing – Colorado Housing Connects: 1-844-926-6632 https://coloradohousingconnects.org/homeowners/

Down Payment Assistance, Buyer Education, First Time Home Buyer -

Colorado Housing Connects

 1-844-926-6632 https://coloradohousingconnects.org/home-buyers/

Habitat for Humanity

Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity uses a sweat-equity model to make homeownership opportunities possible for households earning 60% of our Area Median Income or less in Chaffee County.  More information can be found here:  http://chaffeehabitat.org/wp/   or 719-395-0482

NWCCOG

Energy Assistance Program: Assists with weatherization of homes, manages the Colorado Affordable Residential Energy (CARE) Program and Emergency Assistance.  https://www.nwccog.org/programs/energy-program/

VOA – Back Home SSVF

Veteran Services Center, 1247 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO  80204, (720) 300-3704

Colorado Legal Services

(719)539-4251 https://www.coloradolegalservices.org/  1604 H Street #201, Salida, CO 81201

LEAP Energy Assistance

Department of Human Services can assist with the primary source of heating costs to income eligible residents.  Applications available Nov.1 - April 30 at the DHS office Salida - 448 E. 1st Street, Room 166 (Touber Building) - (719)530-2500 and Buena Vista - 114 Linderman Avenue (across from Library) (719)395-0344

Veterans Service Office

Salida - 448 E. 1st Street, (Touber Building) (719)539-3803 www.chaffeecounty.org/veterans-service By Appointment only.