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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.
Community Services Advisory Board
Community Development Advisory Board
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 2015 CDBG application process is closed. The Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) recently received 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.
Questions? Email Emily Sander, Community Development Manager, or call 303-271-8373.
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:
Details can be found in the 2015 NOFA document (below). To learn more about CSBG, please visit DOLA’S website.
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.
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. See all the details in the Jefferson County Community Development 5 Year Strategic Plan (2010 - 2014) and the Housing Choice Market Study for Jefferson County documents, below.
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