With remaining Emergency Rental Assistance funds, Jefferson County is piloting a new program to assist households at risk of evictions.
Action Center: 303-237-7704
Family Tree: 303-467-2604
For households in need of Rental Assistance, there are two access points.
Households can call partners listed above for Eviction Prevention Assistance if they have a Demand for Payment. Partners will perform a screening to determine eligibility and access to resources.
Jefferson County will staff courthouse Tuesday through Thursday (at specific times) and will complete Eviction Prevention Questionnaire to determine eligibility with households in-person. Staff at the courthouse will complete eligibility screening on-site for households that are filling an answer at the courthouse. Staff will confirm eligibility after completing initial screening. A few of the eligibility factors include:
A household has not used 18 months of ERAP assistance.
Households are under 50% AMI for Jefferson County.
Households must have current eviction notice and/or court date.
Household must have a current lease/rental unit.
A household’s landlord/property management company must work with the program.
Household rental assistance will be limited to due funding.