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Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance

The Colorado Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) can help renters as far back as April, 2020. Help can include past due, current, and two additional months of expected rent costs. After the initial assistance, you can apply for additional assistance, if funds are still available.

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Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance

Find out if you’re eligible for assistance.

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Program Overview

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If property owners or tenants have been unable to pay rent due to financial hardship caused by COVID-19, you may be eligible for rental assistance from the state.

The State recently received $247 million for rental and utility assistance from the federal government.

The Colorado Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) can help renters as far back as April, 2020. Help can include past due, current, and two additional months of expected rent costs. After the initial assistance, you can apply for additional assistance, if funds are still available.

Click for the ERAP Details

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What Tenants Will Need

  • Government-issued ID for primary applicant.
  • Document demonstrating applicant lives at the property.
  • Evidence of rent due.
  • Income documentation for all household members

Complete Tenant Checklist

What Landlords Will Need

  • Tenant name and contact information.
  • Completed IRS Form W-9.
  • Additional documentation if applying on behalf of tenant.

Complete Landlord Checklist

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Contact

For questions about the Colorado Emergency Rental Assistance program please fill out this form.

To report potential program fraud or concerns:  DOLA_POPFraud@state.co.us

To speak with someone about emergency rental assistance:  1-888-480-0066 / M - F 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. mountain time, Saturdays 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Homeowners & Renters with 80 - 100% Area Median Income

Assistance for homeowners and higher income renters is temporarily paused while we wait for additional funding. Please check back in a few weeks to see if you qualify for assistance under the new funding.

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