The pandemic has brought on some unexpected situations. Sometimes you don’t know where to turn or who to ask. Fear no more- Denver and the state of Colorado has compiled a fleet of tools to use as a home owner- whether it is a sticky situation with renters, or a need for a wheelchair ramp- they’ve got you covered.
Property Tax Relief:
Denver has a property tax relief program that gives a partial refund of property taxes paid. This may be equal in rent to renters or homeowners who qualify. Call 720.944.4347 or go to denvergov.org/propertytaxrelie
Owning a Property with Renters:
As of right now, a license is needed for Residential Rental Properties. Go to denvergov.org/residentialrenta
Making Accessibility Modifications/Repairs to Your Home:
Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA) has a Renter/Homeowner Access Modification program that helps Denver residents living with a disability to make accessibility modifications to their home. The program also offers low-interest loans and grants when emergency home repairs are needed. Call 303.354.3872 or go to renewdenver.org to learn more information.
Pre-purchase, delinquency & default counseling is available from the Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation. Call 303.572.9445 or go to chaconline.org for more information. Colorodo also has a hotline for foreclosures. The state partners with nonprofit housing counseling agencies to help. Call 877.601.4673 for more information.
Get a Landlord-Tenant Guide from the city of Denver for FREE! Go to Denvergov.org/housing. They have additional resources that may be helpful, too. Low-cost legal resources are available through the city of Denver. Call 303.837.1313 or go to coloradolegalservices.org for more information.