COVID-19 Resources for Affordable Housing Organizations

Updated 8/5/2020

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 info@housingcolorado.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 action.

Housing 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.


National Resources

HUD COVID-19 Resources and Guidance

HUD COVID-19 Emergency Information for Housing Counselors

Housing Assistance Council

  • National resource list for rural and small communities. 

USDA Rural Development COVID-19 Resources


Centers for Disease Control Guidance


Eviction and Foreclosure Moratoriums

  • Fannie MaeFreddie MacHUD, 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

 

Supporting Undocumented Communities

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 Resources

State of Colorado COVID-19 Updates

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

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 community-powered solutions.

 

Local Resources

Adams County


Arapahoe County


Boulder County


Denver County

  • Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO), in partnership with Community Enterprise Development Services (CEDS) Finance - Microloan program


Eagle County


El Paso County


Jefferson County


Larimer County


Pitkin County


Weld 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.
  • Mile High United Way and Downtown Denver Partnership are seeking donations to support their grants and microloans for small businesses. Learn more and donate.

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