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Resources

Affordable Housing in Boulder County

City of Boulder (Home Works) www.boulderaffordablehomes.com
City of Longmont www.ci.longmont.co.us/cdbg/housing/chdpa.htm
City of Lafayette www.cityoflafayette.com/page.asp?navid=844
Thistle Community Housing www.thistlehousing.org
Habitat for Humanity www.flatironshabitat.org

Aurora's Home Ownership Assistance ProgramAurora’s Home Ownership Assistance Program (HOAP)

Since 1985, Aurora's HOAP program has been dedicated to making home ownership a reality for Aurora’s low and moderate-income families. As a HUD-approved counseling agency, the HOAP program offers free pre-purchase, foreclosure, pre-foreclosure sale, and reverse equity mortgage counseling, as well as financial assistance to homebuyers. The HOAP staff conducts educational seminars to first-time homebuyers (in English and Spanish), which covers the process of buying and owning a home. TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.

 

Boulder County Housing Authority

The Boulder County Housing Authority helps foster the availability of quality, affordable housing and related services for lower income residents of Boulder County. TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.

 


City of Boulder Division of Housing

The City of Boulder Division of Housing is committed to making homes in the community available to those who find it difficult to purchase or rent a home in today’s housing market. This site provides information on programs and how this organization is working toward making affordable housing a reality in Boulder. TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.

 

Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation (CHAC)

CHAC is a private nonprofit agency founded in 1982. CHAC offers loan programs and supportive financial counseling to help Colorado families turn dreams into reality. TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.

 

 

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA)

The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority was created in 1973 by the Colorado Legislature to address the shortage of affordable housing in the state. CHFA helps homebuyers by offering 30 year fixed loans to those who qualify, which are affordable alternatives to other loan types such as ARMs or interest-only loans. TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.

 

Denver Homeownership Assistance

Denver’s Homeownership Assistance offers a variety of programs which include an affordable housing program, foreclosure assistance, home repair/ rehabilitation assistance, and mortgage/ refinance assistance. TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.

 

Funding Partners (including the H20 program)

This nonprofit works to increase affordable housing for families and individuals within Colorado. They have multiple down payment assistance programs and have been helping homebuyers since 1996. TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.

 


City of Longmont Housing Assistance

The City of Longmont offers a variety of housing assistance for both renters and those wanting to purchase. For example the city offers: home ownership training courses, down payment assistance, and affordable housing. TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.

 

New West Side Economic Development (NEWSED)

NEWSED uses an Individual Development Account (IDA) program to help people in Metro Denver work toward homeownership. In this program a Housing Counselor conducts an intake and gathers information and documentation. When a client is approved a saving account is opened with a goal of $1,000 contributed by the client. When the goal is reached an amount of $4,000 is awarded. IDA program takes anywhere from 6 to 24 months to complete.
TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.

 

Thistle Community Housing & Blue Vista Community Housing

Thistle is a nonprofit organization committed to ending grow displacement of Front Range residents who can no longer afford to live in the area. Thistle offers affordable rentals, as well as, homeownership opportunities through a Community Land Trust system. A CLT program works by offering affordably priced homes, below market sales value, by limiting resale prices. An example community, which has both market rate and CLT homeownership opportunities, is Blue Vista. Blue Vista is located across the street from the Longmont Rec Center, & has easy access to I-25, 287 & the Diagonal Highway. TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.

 

USDA Rural Development

The USDA runs the, Housing and Community Facilities Program. HCFP provides a number of homeownership opportunities to rural Americans, as well as, programs for home renovation and repair. HCFP also makes financing available to elderly, disabled, or low-income rural residents of multi-unit housing buildings to ensure they are able to make rent payments. TO LEARN MORE FOLLOW THIS LINK.