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    Community Development


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    Laramie Building
    Golden, CO 80401

  • Community Development


    While Human Services doesn’t deliver housing assistance directly to county residents, it does administer state and federal funds for a variety of homelessness, housing, economic development and infrastructure improvement initiatives. All projects are managed and coordinated with a wide array of partners throughout the county, including private businesses, nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations and other local government entities.

    Note: Language Assistance
    With advanced notice, Community Development can provide interpreters and translators free of charge. Community Development can also provide materials in alternative formats.
     See thecounty's Limited English Proficiency Policy Adobe Reader is required for viewing this document and Limited English Proficiency Procedure Adobe Reader is required for viewing this document  for more information.

    Housing Opportunities


    The collaborative efforts focus on ensuring that all stakeholders are at the table because all sectors of the community have a vital role in addressing these issues. The primary grants administered include:

    Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)

    Priority is housing, economic development and infrastructure for low-income communities. Partners include private-sector businesses, local planning and zoning offices, economic development offices and nonprofit organizations.

    Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)

    Priority is job creation, employment and emergency services to help individuals reach self sufficiency. Partners include employment organizations like workforce centers, schools, faith-based and nonprofit organizations.

    HOME Investments Partnership Program (HOME)

    Priority is affordable housing and partners include faith-based and nonprofit organizations.

    Community Services Advisory Board

    Community Development Advisory Board

  • 2015 CSBG NOFA

    Jefferson County receives an annual funding allocation from the State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs through the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Program. These funds are to be used to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities and to achieve the following goals for low-income individuals/families:

    • Increased self-sufficiency,
    • Improved living conditions,
    • Ownership of and pride in their communities,
    • Strong family and support systems.


    Details can be found in the 2015 NOFA document (below). To learn more about CSBG, please visit DOLA’S website.External Link Icon

  • Fair Housing

    Jefferson County is strongly committed to affirmatively furthering fair housing. The CDBG program provides a platform to affirmatively further fair housing, and partner with other county departments and local organizations that promote self-sufficiency, to help residents strive toward meeting their basic needs, and essentially reduce barriers to fair housing. See all the details in the Fair Housing document, below.

    Live Affordably Colorado

  • Fair Housing Documents

  • Jefferson County Community Development Five-Year Strategic Plan

    Jefferson County Community Development is in the process of developing the 2015-2019 Five-year Consolidated Plan.  This plan will help determine how the County will allocate the HOME Investment Partnership and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) dollars it receives from the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), over the next five years.  The public has the opportunity to comment on the draft plan for thirty days, or until April 30, 2015.  A link to the plan can be found below, and all comments can be directed to Emily Sander, Community Development Manager at 303-271-8373 or  esander@jeffco.us .  

     DRAFT Final Jeffco Consortia Plan Adobe Reader is required for viewing this document

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