Rental Deposit Guarantee Program
Application Packet

Healthy Homes
Healthy Homes Information
Public Health Lead Poisoning

Data Sources
US Census: American Fact Finder
Kids Count Data Center
County Health Rankings
Out of Reach
CHFA Sortable Dataset
Colorado State Demography Office

Local Housing Organizations
Alliance Against Domestic Violence
Chaffee Housing Trust
Habitat for Humanity
UAACOG

Colorado Housing Finance Authority
Rent and Income Limits


Touber Building
448 East 1st St.
Salida, Colorado  81201

For an appointment please call Becky Gray at 719.530.2590


                Chaffee County Office of Housing

Mission:
Enabling all Chaffee County Residents to have access to safe, stable, and affordable Housing.

Vision:
Chaffee County Housing Office envisions a regional housing system comprised of diverse partnerships that create rental and ownership options across the housing spectrum and support a socio-economically diverse community, wherein the regional workforce is able to live locally and benefit from a resilient economy.

Goals:
Education
Collaboration
Promotion/Production

Director Reports:
January

2019 Director Reports

Colorado Health Symposium Report
PAB Allocation Power Point
Lean Development, Presented by Brian Falk
Financial Implications of Different Development Patterns, Kevin Shepherd AND, Incremental Development, Monte Anderson
KHEN, Chaffee Housing Report Podcasts

Housing + Health:
Building Equity & Opportunity Spring Speaker Series

Questions regarding any of the events below or if you have transportation needs please e-mail Lmartin@chaffeecounty.org.

Breaking out of the Housing Trap
* February 26th, 5:00pm dinner, 5:30pm speaker - Salida Steamplant Theater (220 West Sackett Ave, Salida). Chuck Marohn, from nonprofit advocacy group Strong Towns, discusses how Chaffee County can integrate policies and plans that curb sprawl and mitigate environmental damages caused by development. Public Welcome!  The Chaffee County Comprehensive Plan Open House will follow this presentation and will be held in the SteamPlant Ballroom.  Dessert will be provided.
*  February 27th, 10:00am – 11:30a.m. Poncha Springs Town Hall (333 Burnett Ave., Poncha Springs, CO). Audience will be open to the public, however we will be specifically inviting elected and appointed bodies from each jurisdiction in Chaffee County, primarily focused on Council/Trustees and Planning Commissions.

Missing Middle Housing
* April 2nd, 5:30pm dinner, 6pm speaker - Steamplant Ballroom (220 West Sackett Ave, Salida). Drew Finke, from Opticos Design, Inc., showcases a new national trend that prioritizes diverse, affordable housing choices in sustainable, walkable places – and how and where it could work for Chaffee. Public Welcome!
* April 3rd, 9am-10:30am - Poncha Springs Town Hall (333 Burnett Ave., Poncha Springs). Audience will be open to the public, however we will be specifically inviting elected and appointed bodies from each jurisdiction in Chaffee County, primarily focused on Council/Trustees and Planning Commissions.

Conservation Subdivision Planning
* April 8th, 6:00pm dinner, 6:30pm speaker - Chaffee County Fairgrounds (10165 CR-120, Poncha Springs, CO 81201).  Randall Arendt, from Greener Prospects, proposes an approach to laying out subdivisions so that significant portions are permanently protected to create networks of conservation lands. Public Welcome!
* April 9th 9am - 10:30am - : Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Community Room (29780 N. US Highway 24, Buena Vista, CO). Audience will be open to the public, however we will be specifically inviting elected and appointed bodies from each jurisdiction in Chaffee County, primarily focused on Council/Trustees and Planning Commissions.

Permanent Affordability Strategies
* May 7th: 5:30pm dinner, 6:00pm speakers - Salida Rotary Scout Hut (210 East Sackett Ave, Salida, CO). A panel discussion on methods to make housing permanently affordable for future residents, including deed restrictions, land trusts, public ownership, and more. Public Welcome!
    - Aaron Miripol, Urban Land Conservancy: Focus on the land trust model
    - Jennifer Kermode, Gunnison Valley Regional Housing Authority: Focus on            Deed Restrictions
    - Shannon Friel, CHFA: Focus on LURA’s
    - KT Gazunis, Garfield County Housing Authority: Focus on Public Private              Partnerships for middle income housing
    Betsy Crum, Snowmass Village: Focus on Supportive Housing
Friday, May 8th: 9:00-11:00 at Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Community Room (29780 N. US Highway 24, Buena Vista, CO). Audience will be open to the public, however we will be specifically inviting elected and appointed bodies from each jurisdiction in Chaffee County, primarily focused on Council/Trustees and Planning Commissions.

Planning Intersections between County and City
* Dates TBD: This session will focus on planning efforts at the political boundaries where towns and counties intersect.




 

 

 

Becky Gray
Director of Housing
719.530.2590
bgray@chaffeecounty.org

Housing Needs Assessment

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