• Kathy Smith

HOUSING NEWS--August 2021

Golden United’s Housing Task Force Meeting

https://www.goldenunited.org/housing-task-force


Thursday, September 2 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm via Zoom

Meets on the 1st Thursdays of the month at 6 pm. Everyone is welcome!


Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83810731032?pwd=N

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Call in:

669-900-6833 or 253-215-8782

Meeting ID: 838 1073 1032


This meeting will feature a presentation by Sunshine Home Share (https://www.sunshinehomeshare.org/) and include

an open dialog about education around housing issues and options,

and discussion about how to get engagement from our neighbors.



Introducing Our New Logo!

Check Out These Housing Short Videos


Read Housing Blogs


Play the Housing Game (in Google Slides format)



Housing in the News


Golden is hiring an Affordable Housing Policy Coordinator

Closes on Monday, September 6, 2021, at 5:00 pm (Labor Day)


and a Housing and Community Assistance Navigator

Closes on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at 5:00 pm


See position applications at:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/goldenco



2021 Count Shows Increase in Persons Experiencing Homelessness

The 2021 annual Point-in-Time count (Feb 25, 2021), which captured sheltered data only this year due to COVID-19, showed an increase of individuals staying in shelters on a single night and showed a drastic increase in those experiencing homelessness for the first time.


Supreme Court Lifts CDC Eviction Moratorium on August 26


Read Colorado’s Strategic Housing Working Group’s Recommendations

Visit Webpage


Follow Colorado’s Affordable Housing Transformational Task Force

They will make recommendations for how to spend $400 million

allocated for affordable housing in Colorado.

Colorado Newsline Article



Resources


Colorado’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

For BOTH tenants and landlords

Now utilizing Bill.com

CALL or TEXT questions or application documents to 1-888-480-0066

M-F 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Saturdays 8:30 am to 12:30 pm


Colorado’s Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (EMAP)

is Coming in September!

$175 million to address homeownership needs

Will provide assistance for mortgage payments, HOA dues, property taxes, and insurance to eligible Coloradans through an online application portal similar to the ERAP program.


Additional Information about Rental and Mortgage Assistance



Attn: Mobile Home Owners

On a Weeknight!

September webinar topic will be Ask a Lawyer


Thursday, September 23 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm

A Housing Lawyer will answer YOUR QUESTIONS

about your rights as a mobile home park resident


Register in advance at www.9to5.org/mhparights to get the Zoom link

Or call-in at 669-900-6833 (Meeting ID: 821 6057 5365)


This training is co-hosted by Together Colorado, 9to5 Colorado, Colorado Coalition of Manufactured Home Owners (CoCoMHO), Jefferson Unitarian Church Community Action Network (JUC CAN), and Golden United. It is made possible by a grant from Community First Foundation.


Rulemaking for Mobile Home Park Laws

The Mobile Home Park Oversight Program has been holding public meetings over Zoom to get feedback on proposed rulemaking for the program.

The final meeting is Friday, September 3 from 10:00 to 11:30 am at

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83787056762


Send written comments on the rules to:

MHPOP@state.co.us, Subject line: Fall 2021 Rulemaking

--or--

CO Division of Housing

ATTN: MHPOP Rulemaking

1313 Sherman St. #320

Denver, CO 80465

Written feedback must be received by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

Final Rulemaking Hearing is on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, from 1:00 to 4:30 pm



Visit the Webpage for Mobile Home Owners in Jeffco

Brought to you by the Colorado Coalition of Manufactured Home Owners (CoCoMHO)


View Previous Webinar Recordings and Slides


Colorado's Oversight Program for Mobile Home Parks

https://cdola.colorado.gov/mobile-home-park-oversight




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