Looking for Housing and/or Help?
The City of Fort Collins does not own housing units or place individuals in housing. If you or someone you know are in need of housing, please refer to the following list of housing and service agencies.
2-1-1 Information and Referral Search
They provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more, or go to 211.org.
CARE Housing advocates for and provides affordable housing to low income working families, with supportive services to strengthen and empower families, and build community. For more information, visit carehousing.org.
Colorado State University
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northern Colorado
Provides first-time home buyer classes and provides housing counseling assistance through many programs like the Financial Counseling Program that helps families prevent and resolve financial problems and learn money management skills. For more information, visit cccsnc.org.
Foreclosure Prevention Hotline
They connect borrowers with non-profit housing counselors who can provide information on a borrower's options when facing foreclosure. Counselors can also act as facilitators for communication between borrowers and lenders. For more information, dola.state.co.us/cdh/homeowners/foreclosureprevention.htm.
Fort Collins Housing Authority
They provide affordable housing for low income families, and offer many programs and options to assist in finding a home. For more information, fchousing.org.
Homebuyer Assistance Program
Provides funds to income-eligible households for down payment and closing costs to purchase a home. For more information, visit fcgov.com/socialsustainability/hba.php.
Homeward 2020 is a housing first priority initiative to end homelessness in Fort Collins by the year 2020. This is a collaborative effort made up of support and leadership from the business, government, and non-profit sectors in the community, which uses an evidence-based, metric-driven approach. For more information visit http://www.homeward2020.org/.
Housing Authority of the City of Loveland
Larimer Home Improvement Program (LHIP)
Does your home need repairs? If your income qualifies and you meet the guidelines, you could recieve a low-interest loan from HUD. For more information, visit lovelandhsg.org/Housing_Ownership_LHIP.htm
Larimer Home Ownership Program (LHOP)
The Larimer Home Ownership Program is administered by the Housing Authority of the City of Loveland and offers down payment and closing cost assistance to low and moderate income families purchasing their first home. For more information, lovelandhsg.org/Housing_Ownership_LHOP.htm.
Neighbor to Neighbor
This local non-profit agency helps people establish and maintain housing stability. They offer assistance to the homeless, counsel renters and homeowners, manage affordable apartments, and educate first-time home buyers. For more information, n2n.org.
Fort Collins offers a rebate to qualified residents for sales tax paid on food during the previous year. The rebate program runs from August 1 - October 31 each year and is designed to assist low income individuals, families, and seniors who live within Fort Collins city limits. Qualification for the rebate is based on annual household income. For more information, visit fcgov.com/rebate.
Sister Mary Alice Murphy Center for Hope
The Murphy Center for Hope is both a core service provider and a collaborative of agencies who have all assembled under one roof to serve anyone who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The Murphy Center serves as a gateway to connecting to a variety of services located outside of the Murphy Center. For more information visit http://murphycenterforhope.org/
Additional City Resources
The City offers numerous discounts, rebates, and services for qualifying citizens – including a grocery tax rebate, reduced fees for Recreation classes, free indoor air quality assessments, and many more. For more information visi thttp://www.fcgov.com/socialsustainability/discounts.php