CONNECTING ALL RESIDENTS TO HOUSING RESOURCES

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WDRC has compiled the first comprehensive list of housing-related service providers in Metro Denver to ensure these resources are known and available to west Denver residents. Whether you are seeking first-time home buyer education; need assistance securing a loan or making home repairs, you could find a service provider to meet your diverse needs in the list below.

 

WHAT IS THIS FOR?

Home repairs, renter’s rights, and a path to homeownership can be daunting, but there are many available resources.

We know how difficult it is to locate trustworthy service providers, so WDRC has partnered with local service providers to consolidate information and resources in one place, in the effort to help residents connect to the many existing housing-related services. From home repairs and energy efficiency to the steps a renter should take when preparing for homeownership, these providers are here to serve you.

There are also resources available for renters and persons experiencing homelessness.

 
 
 
 

ORGANIZATION


Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation

SERVICES PROVIDED


  • Homebuyer education

  • Pre- and post-purchase counseling

  • Mortgage delinquency

  • Down payment assistance

  • Foreclosure prevention

CONTACT INFORMATION


Michelle
(303) 572-9445 ext. 16
www.chaconline.org


Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corporation

  • Homeownership counseling

  • Down payment / closing costs assistance

  • Post-purchase counseling

  • Early delinquency counseling

Cecilia Cervantes
(303) 477-4774 ext. 17
ccervantes@delnortendc.org
www.delnortendc.org
Spanish speakers available


Denver Housing Authority (DHA)

  • Pre-purchase housing counseling

  • Post-purchase housing counseling: refinancing, HOA, and/or property tax issues

  • Mortgage default housing counseling

  • CHFA approved homebuyer education

  • Financial counseling

(720) 956-3801
homeownership@denverhousing.org


Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA)

  • Zero-interest emergency home repair loans

  • Zero- and low-interest home rehabilitation loans

  • Zero and low-interest loans for lead water service line replacements

  • Accessibility improvement grants for disabled residents

  • Lead-based paint assessment and remediation grants

Ramón Bonilla
(303) 534-3872
housing@renewdenver.org
www.renewdenver.org
Spanish speakers available


Energy Resource Center

  • Energy saving insulation/weatherization

  • Furnace & water repairs/replacements

  • LEDs light bulb replacements

For English: (720)-236-1321
For Spanish: (720) 236-1339
www.erc-co.org


Extreme Community Makeover

  • Exterior home repairs or neighborhood improvements

  • Clean-up projects, yard work, landscaping, painting, alley clean-ups, graffiti removal, etc.

Angela Bomgaar
(720) 235-8847 angela@extremecommunitymakeover.org
www.extremecommunitymakeover.org


Energy Outreach Colorado

  • Low-income energy assistance

  • Crisis intervention repairs or replaces non-working heating systems

  • Lower energy costs

Melissa Enyeart
(303) 825-8750
Help line: 1 (866) 432-8435
www.energyoutreach.org


Habitat for Humanity Metro Denver

  • Homeownership program

  • External home repairs (Westwood)

  • CAPABLE 65+ aging in place assistance

Natalia Carvajal
(720) 382-1715
Ncarvajal@habitatmetrodenver.org
wwww.habitatmetrodenver.org
Spanish speakers available


Mi Casa

  • Educational, professional, and entrepreneurial advancement

  • Career and business training

  • Free monthly legal clinic to meet 1-on-1 with a lawyer including about housing/tenant issues

Martin Diaz
(303) 573-1302
www.micasaresourcecenter.org


mpowered

  • Financial coaching

  • Financial education & debt management

  • Advocacy training


Athena Vigil
(303) 233-2773
www.mpoweredcolorado.org
Spanish speakers available


NEWSED CDC

  • First-time home buyer education

  • Lending circles (social loans)

  • Pre-purchase, foreclosure, and credit/Budget counseling

  • Down payment assistance

(303) 534-8342
www.newsed.org


Rebuilding Together

  • Free critical home repairs for eligible homeowners

(720) 524-0840
info@rebuildingdenver.org
www.rebuildingdenver.org

 
 
 
 

Renters

Find more information about rights, resources, and assistance available to renters through the following service provider links:

Apartment Association of Metro Denver
Colorado Housing Connects

 

 

Persons Experiencing Homelessness

If you are experiencing homelessness, use the numbers below to get support:

Mile High United Way Helpline 2-1-1
City and County of Denver Help Center 3-1-1
Denver Human Services (720) 944-4DHS(4347)
Denver Housing Authority (720) 932-3000