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

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

Housing + Health:
Building Equity & Opportunity Spring Speaker Series

Questions regarding any of the events below  please e-mail 

In light of the public health emergency we are facing, the Housing + Health Speaker Series is shifting to an online format.  Links to each event, hosted on Zoom, will be provide below.  If you are unable to join the live event, check back later for a link to a recording of the event.

There will be a chatroom where audience members can pose questions and a moderator will facilitate the Q/A.

Each event will also have a link to an online survey; please take the survey after watching the event, and enter your e-mail to be entered into a drawing for a gift card to one of our Chaffee County restaurants.

Missing Middle Housing

* April 2nd,  6pm speaker - 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.  
You can watch a recording of this presentation here: Presentation

After watching Missing Middle Housing with Drew Finke, Please click on the following link and take a very brief survey. You will have the option to be entered into a drawing for a gift card to a local restaurant OR donate that gift card to a local non-profit.  Survey Monkey

Conservation Subdivision Planning

* April 8th, 6:00pm speaker -  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!
To view a pdf handbook about conservation subdivision plannning follow this link:
If you would like to watch a recording of this presentation, you can view it here: Presentation

After watching Conservation Subdivision Planning with Randall Arendt, please click on the following link and take a brief survey.  You will have the option to be entered into drawing for a gift card to a local restaurant OR donate that gift card to a local non-profit.  Survey Monkey

Permanent Affordability Strategies
* May 7th: 6PM   A panel discussion on methods to make housing permanently affordable for future residents, including deed restrictions, land trusts, public ownership, and more.
    - Aaron Miripol, Urban Land Conservancy
    - Jennifer Kermode, Gunnison Valley Regional Housing Authority
    - KT Gazunis, Garfield County Housing Authority
    Betsy Crum, Snowmass Village
Please follow this Zoom link to join the conversation. Join Meeting

Planning Intersections between County and City

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


Enabling all Chaffee County Residents to have access to safe, stable and affordable housing

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 social-economically diverse community, wherein the regional workforce is able to live locally and benefit from a resilient economy.


Director Reports  2020:
January    February    March   April

2019 Director Reports

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


Becky Gray
Director of Housing

Housing Needs Assessment

Strategic Plan

Housing 101 Booklet

Interviews with Housing+Health Series guests, along with many other subject matter experts, can be found on the Chaffee Housing Report, a KHEN podcast:
Chaffee County Housing Report


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