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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.
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:
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.
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.
Priority is affordable housing and partners include faith-based and nonprofit organizations.
Priority is purchasing foreclosed properties, rehabilitating and selling them to income-eligible buyers, helping to stabilize the housing market and local communities most affected by foreclosures. Two Jefferson County developers, a nonprofit and a private business, partner with this program. Each has a network comprising realtors, contractors, inspectors, appraisers and more to complete all aspects of the program.
Jefferson County receives an annual funding allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. CDBG funding allows for a variety of activities to assist low and moderate income persons. To learn more about CDBG please review HUD's website.
The 2014 CDBG application process is closed. The Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) recently recieved the following applications and are in the process of reviewing these proposals to determine what funding awards will be recommended to the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners.
For reference, the 2014 Notice of Funding Availabiltity.
2014 CDBG ApplicationsThe Action Center - Capital Campaign The Action Center - Rental Assistance (Public Service) Brother's Redevelopment, Inc. - Owner Occupied Home Repair Brother's Redevelopment, Inc. - Housing Counseling (Public Service) Community Faith in Action - Acquisition/Rehab of Single Family Homes Community Faith in Action - Owner Occupied Home Repair GRID - Energy Conservation Jefferson Center for Mental Health - Homeless Prevention Program (Public Service) Jewish Family Services - Senior Services (Public Service) Seniors Resource Center - Care Management Services (Public Service) Simple Green Fixes - Energy Conservation St. Charles Town Company - Infrastructure Improvements supporting Multi-Family Development United Presbyterian Association - Rental Housing Rehab Questions? Email Kristin Hyser, Community Development Specialist, or call 303-271-8373.
As a recipient of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds, Jefferson County is required to complete a five-year strategic plan and housing needs assessment. Please review the Jefferson County Community Development 5 Year Strategic Plan (2010 - 2014) and the Housing Choice Market Study for Jefferson County.
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