Providers

The Affordable Housing Collaborative has compiled a list of providers who are working on affordable housing solutions in El Paso County.  Browse and connect directly with the providers below.  Providers may be listed multiple times because they fit into more than one category.

AFFORDABLE RENTAL PROVIDERS

  • Colorado Springs Housing Authority:

    The Colorado Springs Housing Authority is dedicated to providing and sustaining quality affordable housing by being innovative, performance-oriented, and results-driven. They work to establish effective partnerships and sound fiscal practices to benefit the quality of life in the Pikes Peak Region.

  • El Paso County Housing Authority:

    The El Paso County Housing Authority was established to help promote the availability of affordable, accessible housing in the county for persons of limited means.

  • Greccio Housing:

    Its mission is to provide stable, safe, affordable housing, offer resources for residents to achieve stability, and promote solutions to the affordable housing needs of our community.

  • Partners in Housing:

    Our mission is to guide families in housing crisis from insecurity to stability, self-reliance, and prosperity.

Transitional Housing

  • Family Life Services:

    Originally the Christian Home for Children, we refined our mission in the 1980’s to focus on single moms and their children. In the security of their individual apartments, moms and their children are free to eat and sleep and thrive.

  • Ithaka Land, Inc.

    Provides affordable housing for those living in Colorado Springs. They can accommodate individuals as well as families in a variety of housing.

  • Partners in Housing:

    Our mission is to guide families in housing crisis from insecurity to stability, self-reliance, and prosperity.

  • Salvation Army:

    Supportive, emergency shelters and group living centers provide housing, food and overnight lodging for varying amounts of time to destitute families, seniors and homeless.

Homelessness Support

  •  Community Health Partnership (CHP):

    Provides planning, administrative, and data services for the Pikes Peak Continuum of Care to build an effective system of care for people experiencing homelessness.

  • Family Promise-

    Transforming the lives of families experiencing homelessness.

  • Salvation Army:

    Supportive, emergency shelters and group living centers provide housing, food and overnight lodging for varying amounts of time to destitute families, seniors and homeless.

  • Springs Rescue Mission:

    Its mission is to see lives transformed and filled with hope as our community works together to fight homelessness, poverty, and addiction.

Affordable Housing Funding Resources

  • City of Colorado Springs Economic Development/Opportunity Zones:

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created a new initiative known as Opportunity Zones that utilize tax incentives to draw long-term investment to communities with high unemployment and poverty rates. In the Pikes Peak Region, a total of 8 Opportunity Zones have been designated by the U.S. Department of Treasury.

  • Colorado Housing Finance Authority (CHFA):

    Using a variety of resources, CHFA’s Community Development team partners with lenders and economic developers to provide you with the financing you need for future growth.

  • Community Development Division of the City of Colorado Springs:

    The Community Development Division manages the City of Colorado Springs’ entitlement funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Our mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all people in Colorado Springs.

  • El Paso County Housing Authority-

    Established to help promote the availability of affordable, accessible housing in the county for persons of limited means. The Authority manages the Housing Trust Fund, which was established to provide funding to agencies with experience in the design and administration of innovative programs that address local housing needs.

  • Pikes Peak Community Foundation:

    They seek to act as a community partner that creates a better future for all by pursuing the community’s greatest opportunities and addressing the most critical challenges, inclusively uniting people, institutions and resources from throughout the community to produce lasting results for the good of the Pikes Peak region.

AFFORDABLE HOME OWNERSHIP

  • Colorado Housing Finance Authority (CHFA):

    Using a variety of resources, CHFA’s Community Development team partners with lenders and economic developers to provide you with the financing you need for future growth.

  • El Paso County Economic Development:

    Uniquely tasked with a holistic approach to economic development through diverse incentives for businesses. Leverages federal and state resources for housing and community development.

  • Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity:

    People in your community and all over the world partner with Habitat to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With our help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability, and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.

  • Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust (RMCLT):

    Implements a number of different programs and embarks on a wide range of projects to attain its goal of providing permanent, quality affordable housing opportunities to limited-income families.

Senior Affordable Housing Services

  • Better Business Bureau (Age-Friendly Certification):

    Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado’s Age-Friendly Business Certification was created through an alliance with Innovations in Aging Collaborative. The program promotes age-friendly business practices and certifies Colorado Springs businesses as age-friendly through a review process on their physical environment, staff and personnel, marketing and customer experience (Not a direct service provider).

  • Brothers Redevelopment, Inc.:

    Since 1971, Brothers has become synonymous with affordable, safe and accessible housing solutions for Colorado’s low-income, elderly and disabled residents. A nonprofit, Brothers has worked with countless supporters and tens of thousands of volunteers to provide a broad spectrum of housing-related services to hundreds of thousands of clients across the state. Promotes, develops and preserves sustainable affordable housing.

  • Myron Stratton Home:

    For over a century, The Myron Stratton Home has offered a comfortable, safe sanctuary for older persons with a limited income.

  • Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging:

    PPAAA has been providing information, advocacy and services since 1965.  Some of the services include health insurance and Medicaid support, caregiving  home modifications, personal home care, transportation, meals, vision services and much more.

  • Silver Key Senior Services:

    Serves in partnership with their stakeholders to support a healthy quality of life for seniors, allowing them to age safely with dignity and independence.

Veteran Housing Programs

  • Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center:

    Provides transition and employment assistance, behavioral health and wellness, supportive services, connection to community resources, and safe event space for veterans, military members, and their families.

  • Rocky Mountain Human Services:

    Offers person-centered case management and direct service programs for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, veterans, children, and adults transitioning from a mental health institute or hospital to a community setting. Committed to collaborating with individuals and their families to support independence and quality of life.

  • VA Supportive Housing (VASH):

    A collaborative program between U.X. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the VA that combines HUD housing vouchers with VA supportive services to help veterans who are homeless, and their families, find and sustain permanent housing.

Other Housing Support Providers

  • Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority (CSURA):

    Assists with the restoration and redevelopment of specified areas determined to meet the State Statutes for blight and promotes projects that supply public benefit, provide quality sustainable places, create jobs, promote public art, offer affordable housing and raise the standard of development in Colorado Springs.

  • Energy Resource Center:

    A non-profit construction company assisting income-qualified families through energy efficiency improvements such as insulation, HVAC, hot water heaters, lighting, appliances, air sealing and more. These efforts save money on energy bills, reduce demand on natural resources by cutting energy waste, assist with the affordable housing crisis, and create a safe environment in which Colorado residents can thrive.

  • Housing Colorado:

    An industry resource for all aspects of affordable housing, including professional advocacy, issue expertise, and networking opportunities.

  • Pikes Peak Continuum of Care (PPCoC):

    The local decision-making group whose purpose and scope is to implement community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness in El Paso County, Colorado.

  • Silver Key Senior Services:

    Serves in partnership with their stakeholders to support a healthy quality of life for seniors, allowing them to age safely with dignity and independence.