COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources for Affordable Housing Organizations

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.

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National Resources

State Resources

Local Resources

How can I help?

National Resources

Housing Assistance Council

  • National resource list for rural and small communities. 

Centers for Disease Control Guidance

Eviction and Foreclosure Moratoriums

  • Access information from Fannie MaeFreddie MacHUD and the USDA regarding suspensions of foreclosures and evictions for any borrower affected by the fallout of the virus crisis and unable to make their mortgage payment, not limited to homeowners who contracted COVID-19. In addition, the FHFA directed Fannie and Freddie to offer forbearance on the condition that they suspend all evictions for renters unable to pay rent due to the impact of Coronavirus and to provide flexible alternatives to satisfy appraisal requirements and employment verification.

Small Business Loans

  • SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. The SBA has scheduled webinars on how to apply for the loan program. The CARES Stimulus Package will provide additional resources.

  • Small Business Majority has a COVID-19 resources page, including webinars, that's updated daily

COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Communities

  • National and state-specific resources for undocumented communities, in English and Spanish (tabs are at the top).

State Resources

State of Colorado's COVID-19 Updates

Governor’s Colorado COVID Relief Fund

Center for Health Progress - Resources on accessing emergency Medicaid in English and Spanish.

Candid List of Coronavirus Funding and Funders

The Colorado Health Foundation resource page for non-profits and funders.

A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19 - English Version

Colorado Non Profit Association (CNA) and Employers Council


Local Resources

Denver

Aspen Community Foundation

Community Foundation Boulder County

El Pomar Foundation

Longmont Community Foundation

Pikes Peak Community Foundation

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 nee 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. Find out how to apply for funds or donate.
  • Housing Solutions for the Southwest is in need of funding for IT and equipment to operate remotely.  Initial cost is $10,000 to $15,000 contact Elizabeth Salkind at 970/259-1086. 

 

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