Learn more about the housing challenges facing Chaffee County – and what is being done to help.
Podcast - The Impacts of Inadequate Affordable Housing
The Doublewide Dudes Podcast with special guest Becky Gray, Director of Chaffee County Housing
This is a must-listen podcast for everyone in Chaffee County! The podcast provides a holistic view of our county stemming from housing and touching so much more. Becky is able to explain the complex and interwoven issues that we face here in Chaffee in a clear and understandable way.
CHAFFEE COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Chaffee County Habitat for Humanity uses a sweat-equity model to make home ownership opportunities possible for households earning 60% of our Area Median Income or less in Chaffee County. More information can be found here:
CHAFFEE HOUSING TRUST
Chaffee Housing Trust uses a land trust model to provide ownership opportunities to households earning 80% of our Area Median Income or less in Chaffee and Lake Counties. More information can be found here:
CHAFFEE HOUSING AUTHORITY
UPPER ARKANSAS AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
The UAACOG offers a variety of programs and supports for home ownership. More information can be found here:
CHAFFEE COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT
Other background resources on Housing + Health
Social Determinants of Health: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/sdoh-research
Housing Colorado: https://www.housingcolorado.org/
National Low Income Housing Coalition: https://nlihc.org/housing-needs-by-state/colorado