Housing Resources in El Paso County

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.

Housing Hotlines and Hubs

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.

Colorado Housing Connects provides information on Fair Housing, as well as recommendations on which housing resources to access throughout El Paso County:

Colorado Housing Connects Hotline Brochure

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:

Pikes Peak United Way 2-1-1 Phone Service

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.

Affordable Housing Information Hub

Rent/Utility Assistance

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

Click Here To Apply

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 dola_coehap@state.co.us.

Beautiful Redemption

Rent, utility, and other emergency needs

(719) 659-2781

Community Partnership for Child Development

Early childhood programs and rent and utility assistance

(719) 635-1536

Housing Colorado

COVID-19 housing assistance

(303) 863-0123

Mercy’s Gate

Emergency rent and utility assistance

(719) 277-7470

Tri-Lakes Cares

Food, rent, utilities and medical assistance

719-481-4864

Greccio Resident Resources

Rental assistance to Greccio residents

(719) 475-1422

Brothers Redevelopment Covid-19 Program

State funded Emergency Housing Assistance Program

1 (844) 926-6632

Housing First

Case management and rental assistance

(719) 375-8794

Mt. Carmel Veterans Center

Rent and utility assistance and employment training for veterans and their families

(719) 772-7000

Home Front Military Network

Rent, utilities and case management for veterans, active duty soldiers, and their families

(719) 577-7417

Rocky Mountain Human Services

Veteran specific short term rental assistance and case management

(303) 636-5600

Transitional Housing

Homeward Pikes Peak

Transitional Housing Program sponsored by HUD

(719) 473-5557

Partners in Housing

Homelessness assistance, homelessness prevention, transitional housing, and supportive services

(719) 473-8890

Ithaka

Low barriers transitional and service-enhanced housing

(719) 578-1629

Service Providers

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado

Services to achieve stability and resiliency

(719) 636-2345

The Resource Exchange

Aids in navigating the support system of services throughout El Paso County

(719) 380-1100

Salvation Army Colorado Springs

Food, housing, and holiday assistance for families

(719) 636-3891

Westside CARES

An ecumenical and interfaith nonprofit providing crisis services

(719) 389-0759

Affordable Housing

Calhan Housing Authority

Provides affordable rental housing for seniors in Calhan

(719) 347-2616

Colorado Springs Housing Authority

Offers housing choice vouchers and several housing assistance programs

(719) 387-6700

Greccio Housing

Provides stable, safe, affordable housing

(719) 475-1422

Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust

Provides transitional housing and affordable rentals

(719) 447-9300

Colorado Housing Finance Authority

Provides funding for affordable rental housing

(800) 877-2432

Fountain Housing Authority

Provides affordable rental housing in Fountain

(719) 382-5639

Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity

Builds affordable homes for low-income families

(719) 475-7800

Senior Housing

Silver Key Senior Services

Emergency rent and utility assistance, as well as food services/delivery

(719) 884-2300

Sunshine Home Share Colorado

Homelessness prevention for seniors through home sharing

(303) 915-8264

Paying for Senior Care

Information about adult day care, assisted living, and home care costs.

Retire Guide

Information about Aging in Place along with other retirement resources

webmaster@retireguide.com

Age Friendly Pikes Peak

A portal providing resources for seniors to age in place.

(719) 471-2096

Assisted Living Research Institute

A directory of top-rated assisted living facilities in El Paso County

1 (855) 221-9611

Home Care Services

A directory of home care providers to help age in place

SeniorHousingNet

Information and listings for senior living communities

(800) 304-7152

SeniorAdvice

A directory of assisted living and nursing homes

1 (800) 334-9427

Rural Housing and Home Repair

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.

Housing Brochure

(720) 544-2923

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.

Program Fact Sheet

Hoja Informativa del Programa

Rural Home Loans (Direct Program)

This program assists low- and very-low-income applicants buy homes in eligible rural areas by providing a type of subsidy that reduces the mortgage payment for a short time.

Program Fact Sheet

Hoja Informativa del Programa

Fair Housing and Legal

Denver FHEO Center

(303) 672-5155

Denver Regional HUD Office

(303) 672-5151

HUD National Office

(800) 669-9777

TTY (800) 927-9275

Housing Choice Voucher Complaint: (800) 955-2232

Colorado Housing Connects

(844) 926-6632

Colorado Civil Rights Division

(303) 894-2997

The Independence Center

(719) 471-8181

Colorado Legal Services

Legal help for those seeking civil legal assistance

(719) 471-0380

Developer Resources

EPC Engage

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.