If your family is currently ineligible for the Habitat program, please follow the links below for information on other housing resources in Colorado Springs. There are several opportunities for transitional housing, affordable rentals, and homeownership through local nonprofit organizations.
Transitional programs are designed for families or individuals who find themselves homeless or close to being homeless. Transitional programs in Colorado Springs range from emergency shelters to two-year self-sufficiency programs.
The Salvation Army operates 14 apartments to help families with children make a fresh start. Supportive services include classes and case management in areas of parenting, personal finance, job training, job placement/search, and other needs.
Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN)
Sleeping rooms are provided to IHN guest families at the physical facilities of one of the 36 faith-based congregations for a week at a time. IHN also provides a Day Center and case management to help with finding jobs, setting up social services, resolving financial issues, and finding affordable housing.
Partners in Housing
Partners in Housing provides homeless families and individuals with one year of transitional housing, during which time they also participate in intensive supportive services, including case management, life skills training, and budget counseling.
Family Life Services
Family Life Services provides comfortable, low-fee apartments to single moms and their children, along with support groups, licensed counseling, and one-on-one Bible study mentoring. Residents may stay two years and must be actively setting and meeting goals to remain in the program.
The following organizations offer permanent housing solutions through affordable rental units located throughout the Colorado Springs area.
Greccio Housing rents apartments to low-income individuals and families throughout Colorado Springs. They own or manage 21 properties, with a total apartment inventory of 423 units.
For families making too much to qualify for the Habitat program but not enough to qualify for a conventional mortgage, you may be able to purchase a home through the following first-time homebuyer programs.
Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust
RMCLT helps limited-income families buy their first home by investing a minimum of 20 percent of the purchase price of a home that is currently on the market. In addition, they also help families remain successful homeowners through Post-Purchase Support.
CHFA works throughout Colorado to increase the availability of affordable, decent, and accessible housing for lower income Coloradans. CHFA offers programs to both first time and non-first time homebuyers as well as down payment and closing cost assistance.