This resource page is designed for affordable housing organizations. Housing Colorado will update frequently as new resources become available.
If your organization needs specific supplies, donations etc. please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you know of organizations in need of assistance, please send their
contact information and we will reach out to them. We will disseminate
the lists of requested items and services to our community for a call to
Colorado continues to be a resource for our members. Please feel free
to call or email if you have questions, concerns, or just want to chat.
September 2020 - CDC National Eviction Moratorium
Overview of the CDC National Eviction Moratorium from National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)
CDC National Eviction Moratorium: FAQ for Renters from National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)
HUD COVID-19 Resources and Guidance
HUD COVID-19 Emergency Information for Housing Counselors
Housing Assistance Council
resource list for rural and small communities.
USDA Rural Development COVID-19 Resources
Eviction and Foreclosure Moratoriums
- Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD, and FHFA resources regarding foreclosure and eviction suspensions for borrowers and renters unable to make their payment due to fallout from the virus crisis
Small Business Loans
FAQ on CARES Act and Immigrants (PDF)
Immigration Requirements for other Assistance Programs (PDF)
COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Immigrants
Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors
COVID-19 Resources from the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
Tenant Rights of Domestic Violence Survivors During COVID-19
Supporting People Experiencing Homelessness
Guidance for helping people experiencing homelessness access their Economic Impact Payments (PDF)
HUD webinar recording: Engaging Persons with Lived Experience of Homelessness in Your COVID-19 Response
National Housing Conference COVID-19 Resource Center
Novogradac COVID-19 Resources for the Affordable Housing, Community Development and Renewable Energy Communities
Aunt Bertha Social Care Network: free and reduced cost services from non-profits - organized by zip code
State of Colorado COVID-19 Updates
NEW: The Energize Colorado Gap Fund for qualifying small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. Applications are now available.
OnwardCO resources for Coloradans impacted by job loss during the pandemic
Community Resources from Colorado Housing and Fianance Authority (CHFA)
Colorado NAHRO Rent Assistance Fund for Public Housing Authorities
State of Colorado Resources for Those Facing Eviction, Foreclosure or Non-payment of Utility Bills (PDF)
Searchable map of Colorado utilities Payment Assistance Agencies
Information about how to apply for Colorado's Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)
Colorado Division of Housing (DOH) Emergency Rental Assistance for landlords and tenants
Colorado Division of Housing (DOH) Eviction and Foreclosure Assistance for COVID-19 Impacted Households
Colorado Division of Housing (DOH) Model Repayment Plan for tenants and landlords
Colorado Division of Housing (DOH) FAQs for Tenants and Landlords
Colorado Foreclosure Counseling, Eviction Assistance, and Legal Help
Brothers Redevelopment COVID-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP)
Colorado State Food Assistance, COVID-19, and P-EBT (Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer)
Statewide Food Resources Hotline in English and Spanish: 1-855-855-4626 (Denver Metro: 720-382-2920)
Center for Health Progress - Resources on accessing emergency
Medicaid in English and Spanish:
The Colorado Health Foundation resource page for non-profits and funders
Enterprise Community Partners list of Colorado resources
The Latino Community Foundation of Colorado has set up Ayuda (help) Colorado to support and stabilize Latino led and Latino serving (LLS) nonprofit organizations and immigrant and refugee serving organizations
A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19 - English Version
Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network COVID-19 small business response resources
Colorado Non Profit Association (CNA) Resources:
- Q&A Session for Nonprofits dealing with COVID on YouTube
- Facebook Group and LinkedIn group provide a shared space for Colorado nonprofit professionals to connect
virtually, provide mutual support, post relevant resources, and generate
- Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO), in partnership with Community Enterprise Development Services (CEDS) Finance - Microloan program
El Paso County
Front Range Mutual Aid is collecting information about those individuals who can give help, and those individuals who need help
- and then connecting people between the groups. This is a grassroots
effort to provide direct support, with resources in both English and
Spanish, and is inclusive, but not only specific to, individuals and
communities without papers.
How can I Help?
- Mercy Housing: Residents across Colorado need supplies and donations of personal hygiene items and cleaning supplies as are not covered by SNAP. Please contact Ellen Abrams to arrange pick-up or delivery of any items you have or you can make a donation online.
- We know food banks are especially hurting. Feeding Colorado
recommends referencing your local food bank’s website to learn how to contribute, volunteer and find food assistance help.
- State of Colorado has launched Help Colorado Now where Coloradans can donate and find volunteer opportunities.
- Metro Caring's COVID-19 page
lists various ways to support their work.
High United Way and Downtown Denver Partnership are seeking donations
to support their grants and microloans for small businesses. Learn more and donate.