El Paso County is committed to assisting the region by working with community partners to ensure that residents have access to safe, accessible, affordable housing choices. We are proud to showcase stellar agencies in our region committed to quality housing choices for El Paso County residents. While our office does not offer any direct client assistance, we have formed partnerships with many of the agencies listed below.
The three organizations listed below are some of the best starting points to find the particular entity that provides the assistance that you may be looking for. El Paso County has partnered with Pikes Peak United Way to provide services to our residents. Colorado Housing Connects and the Affordable Housing Collaborative are key partners in helping individuals navigate the challenging and complex nature of affordable housing and housing assistance.
The El Paso County Economic Development Department works in partnership with Brothers Redevelopment and Pikes Peak United Way 2-1-1 service to provide phone-based access to housing resources:
The Affordable Housing Collaborative has a collection of providers in El Paso County who dispense housing to low-income households and tools to educate those who need guidance.
Colorado Emergency Rental and Homeowner Assistance Program
If you are unable to pay your rent, mortgage or mobile home lot rent because you experienced financial need due to COVID-19 and your household monthly income is at or below the maximum income listed here, you may be eligible for EHAP funding.
See this document for detailed program information: EHAP Program Guidelines
Colorado is committed to accessibility for all applicants. If you require this material in an alternate format, please contact an EHAP agency listed below. Questions about completing the online application can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rent, utility, and other emergency needs
Early childhood programs and rent and utility assistance
COVID-19 housing assistance
Emergency rent and utility assistance
Food, rent, utilities and medical assistance
Rental assistance to Greccio residents
State funded Emergency Housing Assistance Program
1 (844) 926-6632
Case management and rental assistance
Rent and utility assistance and employment training for veterans and their families
Rent, utilities and case management for veterans, active duty soldiers, and their families
Veteran specific short term rental assistance and case management
Provides affordable rental housing for seniors in Calhan
Offers housing choice vouchers and several housing assistance programs
Provides stable, safe, affordable housing
Provides transitional housing and affordable rentals
A directory of top-rated assisted living facilities in El Paso County
1 (855) 221-9611
Emergency rent and utility assistance, as well as food services/delivery
A directory of home care providers to help age in place
A directory of assisted living and nursing homes
1 (800) 334-9427
USDA Rural Development
USDA Rural Development assists rural communities in creating prosperity so they are self-sustaining, re-populating and thriving economically. Our housing programs offer loan and grant funding for single-family and multi-family housing to ensure rural Americans have safe and affordable places to call home.
Home Repair Loans and Grants
This program provides loans to very-low-income homeowners to repair, improve, or modernize their homes.
This program also provides grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards from their homes.
Denver FHEO Center
Denver Regional HUD Office
HUD National Office
TTY (800) 927-9275
Housing Choice Voucher Complaint: (800) 955-2232
An industry-focused workshop series launched by El Paso County Planning and Community Development in 2021 to provide a more in-depth look into what the county does, how we do it, and why we do it.