Resources

Please monitor our Waitlist Status Page for Aurora Housing Authority program openings.


Click, tap, or press here for information on the guidelines for the Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV), or Section 8.


AHA Properties:
Please contact our properties directly to see if there are any available units.


Aurora Housing Authority’s Resource Packet.


Please try contacting Arapahoe County about their housing assistance program; the Arapahoe County Housing Assistance Program is offered to all Arapahoe County residents. There is no age requirement to receive assistance and all assistance is provided free of charge.


Transportation Resource Guide: Denver Regional Mobility and Access’ website has a handy guide in multiple languages


Tax Credit Properties:

Low Income Housing Tax Credit properties have lower rents than market rate properties.  To qualify for tax credit properties, the household has to be income eligible, please read CHFA’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit Tenant Guide

This is a list of tax credit properties in the state of Colorado. 

This is information on tax credit properties in Arapahoe County.  
Please note, the contact information is not accurate, please search the property name for current contact information.

Crisis/Help Hotlines:

Aurora Police Department non-emergency
303.627.3100
2-1-1 Mile High United Way 
Community resource and referral service connecting to food, shelter, rent assistance, clothing, childcare options and other types of community assistance 
Colorado Crisis & Support Hotline 
24/7 support and guidance for those struggling with a mental or emotional problem 
1.844.493.8255
Hunger Free Colorado  
Bilingual food and nutrition resource 
720.382.2920
National Runaway Safeline
Resources and support for youth/teens, guardians, and the larger community1.800.786.2929
Safe House Denver
24/7 crisis and information line for legal, housing, and emotional support for domestic violence  303.318.9989
Veteran’s Crisis Line 
Confidential support for veterans, active duty/reserve and guard, and their loved ones 1.800.273.8255  

If you are experiencing or facing homelessness:

2-1-1 is a free, multilingual, and confidential service that connects individuals with community resources and information.
To access this resource, call, text, or search their database to get help. Dial three simple numbers – 2-1-1 – and reach Mile High United Way’s 2-1-1 Help Center, or text your zip code to 898-211 (message and data rates apply).
Colorado 2-1-1 resource list for those seeking housing, or experiencing homelessness.
Arapahoe County
Arapahoe County assists eligible individuals with applying for the following Colorado financial assistance programs:
Adult Financial Programs
Aid to the Blind
Aid to the Needy Disabled
Burial Assistance
Home Care Allowance
Old Age Pension
Child Care Assistance
Colorado Works
General Assistance
Heat / Energy Assistance
Military Family Assistance
Aurora Day Resource Center
13387 E. 19th Pl., Aurora, Colorado 80011 
303.343.7808
Offers screening for resources and programs, via an expansive database.
 
Auroragov.org
provides a Homeless Services Resources guide with an area map, medical, employment, and shelter resources.
Brothers Redevelopment
is a Denver-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and a variety of housing-related services for the region’s low-income, elderly and disabled residents.
Comitis Crisis Shelter
2178 Victor St, Aurora, CO 80045
303.341.9160
offers emergency overnight shelter and transitional housing/shelter for individuals, families, and veterans.
Catholic Charities
4050 Pecos St., Denver, CO 80211
303.742.0828
offers rent and utility assistance
Colorado.gov
provides a comprehensive list of resources and assistance in various areas of the state.
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
offers assistance with finding housing, healthcare, and other supportive services.
Colorado Housing Connects
Centralized housing resource
Colorado Housing Search
free housing locator service jointly sponsored by Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) and the Colorado Division of Housing.
Colorado Legal Services
offers legal assistance and information to low-income individuals.
Denver County Human Services
offers assistance from housing to healthy food or child support and medical assistance.
Denver’s Community Resource Map
You may also be interested in Denver’s Department of Housing Stability which includes additional resources.
The Home of Our Own program
provides first month’s rent, security deposit assistance, and/or utility deposit assistance to Aurora residents who are living in motel/hotels, mobile homes scheduled for demolition, and Aurora shelters, all of which are located in Aurora. Does not have low-income housing or provide emergency shelter
Jewish Family Services
720.248.4716
provides emergency assistance such as rent assistance, case management, and other support services for those facing homelessness.
Mercy Housing
a large, nation-wide affordable housing organization; Mercy Housing offers a search of all the properties they own or are affiliated with.
NeedHelpPayingMyBills
provides a list of resources that all assist in rental assistance, or utility assistance.
Volunteers of America
offers a property search for affordable housing.

Home Ownership Programs:

Aurora’s Home Ownership Assistance Program (HOAP)
offers a variety of housing-related counseling services as well as educational seminars and financial assistance to help qualified, first-time homebuyers.
Colorado Housing and Finance Authority
Through a statewide network of approved lenders, CHFA offers:
Home purchase and refinance loans, grants and second mortgage loans for down payment and closing cost assistance. CHFA also sponsors free homebuyer education across the state in English and Spanish to help prepare for homeownership.​ ​​                              

Aurora-Specific Services:

Adams County Workforce
Location: 3155 Chambers Rd., Unit C, Aurora, CO 80011
Career development tools and assistance, resume help, basic computer and resume classes. 
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! 
303.636.1160
Resources and workshops for a self-directed job search, one-on-one employment counseling, and training assistance. 
Asian Pacific Development Center 
303.923.2920
Culturally appropriate mental/behavioral health services, primary healthcare, adult education, and related services directed towards Asian immigrants and refugees.
Aurora Community Connection 
720-975-0147
Bilingual family resource center with after school tutoring, youth and adult ESL classes, a variety of courses and programs, and referrals/resources. 
Aurora Interfaith Community Services 
303.360.0260
By appointment only.
1553 Clinton Street, Aurora, CO 80010
Food bank, clothing, emergency medication, bus tickets, and referrals/resources.  
Aurora Mental Health Center 
303.617.2300
Offers a variety of mental, behavioral, and emotional health counseling and treatment programs for adults, youth, and families. 
Aurora Warms the Night 
303.361.6905
Location: 1544 Elmira Street Aurora, Colorado 80010
Emergency cold weather motel vouchers in temperatures below 20 degrees along with food, winter clothing, hygiene kits, and referrals to PATH program. 
Aurora Welcome Center 
303.365.5730
1085 Peoria Street, Aurora, CO 80011
Integration and support of immigrants through courses in health, citizenship, ESL, legal rights, and parenting. 
BPB Floyd House Inc. 
720.668.6540
Transitional housing, treatment, and education services for previously incarcerated persons. 
Colfax Community Network 
303.360.9175
1585 Kingston Street, Aurora 80010
Support services, food pantry, and after-school programs for families living in transient housing and motels. 
Community Housing Partners 
720.278.6557  
Provides affordable housing to low-income individuals and families.
Friends of St. Andrews 
303.364.2329
1525 Dallas Street, Aurora, CO 80010
Emergency food baskets, hot meals, hygiene kits, telephone access, informational and referral services. 
Gateway Battered Women’s Services 
INFO 303.343.1856 
CRISIS 303.343.1851
Shelter and support for women and children fleeing domestic violence situations 
It Takes A Village
303.367.4747
1475 Lima Street, Aurora, CO 80010
Community organization for people of color that includes health services, rental/utility assistance, and emotional support groups. 
Little Flower Center (Catholic Charities) 
303.360.9686
11149 E 14th Ave, Aurora, CO 80010
Food and clothing assistance, help with money management and job search, and referrals. 
Families Forward Resource Center 
303.307.0718 
1085 Peoria Street, Suite 119, Aurora, CO 80011
Family advocacy through counseling, parenting services, health programs, and referrals.
PATH Program  
303.364.3481
1544 Elmira Street, Aurora, CO 80010
Clinical case management and mental health services along with assistance in benefits acquisition, vocational training, and housing 
The Salvation Army- Aurora Corps and Community Center 
303.364.1956
802 Quari Court, Aurora, CO 80011
Social services, food bank, and youth programs and classes. 
Second Chance Center 
303.537.5838
9722 East 16th Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80010
Counseling, employment preparation, and housing programs for formerly incarcerated men and women. 

Other Colorado Housing Authorities:

Each housing authority runs independently from one another and waiting lists can open up at any time throughout the year for various programs.
Please check their websites for wait list and program opening announcements.
HUD has a list of the housing authorities located in Colorado.
Boulder Housing Partners
Brighton Housing Authority
Denver Housing Authority
Innovative Housing Concepts (Englewood)
Maiker Housing Partners (Adams County)
Metro West Housing Solutions (Lakewood)
South Metro Housing Options (Littleton)

Medical/Dental Resources:

Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN) 
Low cost clinical, dental, prenatal, and behavioral healthcare across the metro region accepting Medicare/Medicaid
Contact: 303.360.6276 Location: Various
Dawn Clinic  
Free clinic for the uninsured providing medical, physical therapy and dental services as well as insurance enrollment and health education 
Contact: 303.800.9677 Location: 1445 Dayton St., Aurora, CO 80010
Healthy Smiles Clinic
Dental care for school aged children who are insured (including Medicaid) and uninsured 
Contact: 720.777.6788

ADA Resources

ADA.gov
Americans with Disabilities Act Regulations
HUD’s Information on Disabilities
Learn more about the many federal laws that help promote equal housing opportunity for individuals with disabilities
Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. 
Rocky Mountain ADA Center
The ADA Center staffs a toll-free phone line weekdays from 9 am – 4 pm MT. The Center’s information specialists can answer most questions you have about the ADA immediately and will research more complex questions if necessary.

Job Resources

Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List
Arapahoe / Douglas Works! Workforce Center
A/D Works Resource list
Government Jobs
USAJOBS.gov