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Zero Interest Air Quality Loans

The City of Fort Collins provides zero interest loans for home improvements that improve air quality. Eligible home improvements are listed below.


Type of Improvement Max. % of Cost Financed Loan Minimum Loan Maximum Other Eligibility Requirements Building Permit Required?
Radon Mitigation 90% $1,000 $3,000 Radon test of 4 picoCuries/liter or higher


Mold remediation 90% $1,000 $10,000 Certified mold remediation contractor No, unless building structure is affected
Fireplace or Wood Stove Upgrade* 90% $1,000 $3,000 Proof of old stove recycling (if stove) Yes

*Four upgrades are eligible: 1.) Gas log fireplace upgrade to gas fireplace insert; 2.) Wood stove/fireplace upgrade to gas stove/insert; 3.) Wood stove/fireplace upgrade to pellet stove/insert; 4.) Wood stove/fireplace upgrade to certified wood stove/insert.


Fort Collins homeowners within the Growth Management Area (GMA) who are current City of Fort Collins Utilities customers of electricity and/or water are eligible. Rental properties are eligible if the owner applies.


  • Projects may be combined. The maximum loan amount is $10,000, depending on the type of improvement.
  • Loans can include all or a portion of the project cost and the cost of a building permit or radon test, if applicable.
  • No interest is charged on air quality loans, but there is a $25 credit-check fee.
  • The repayment schedule varies by loan amount.

Apply Today!

Once you decide on the improvements you want to make:

Loan Contact Information

Megan Ferguson
Funding Partners*
330 S. College Ave., Ste. 400
Ft. Collins, Co. 80524

*This loan program is offered in partnership with Funding Partners for Housing Solutions, Inc., 330 S. College Avenue #400, Fort Collins, CO 80524. All loans will be secured by a lien against your property. Not all applicants will be approved. Terms and conditions apply, call for details (970 494-2021).

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I have more than one loan at a time?
Can I use the loan for new construction?
I've already ordered a new wood stove for my home. Can I get an air quality loan to pay for it?
Can I use the loan to complete more than one project?
Do I have to use the "low-bid" contractor?
If I refinance my home, do I have to pay off the loan?
Can the loan be used for do-it-yourself projects?


Jenna Channel | Senior Air Quality Program Coordinator | 970.416.4235 | amNoYW5uZWxAZmNnb3YuY29t