Welcome to the Colorado Department of Local Affairs

The Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) serves as the primary interface between the State and local
communities. DOLA provides financial support to local communities and professional and technical services to community leaders in the areas of governance, housing, and property tax administration.

The Colorado Emergency Rental Assistance Program has stopped accepting applications.

As of November 15, 2022, at 11:59 pm, the Colorado Emergency Rental Assistance Program has stopped accepting new applications. Applications submitted before that will continue to be processed.

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Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program

Behind on your housing payments? You’re not alone. We have help for Colorado homeowners

The Emergency Mortgage Assistance program uses federal Homeowner Assistance Funds to help homeowners get caught up on past-due housing payments, property taxes, insurance and housing utilities. The program is absolutely free and the funds do not need to be repaid.

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May 25, 2023
El Departamento de Asuntos Locales (DOLA), a través de la Red de Socios de Acceso Regional, busca pequeños solicitantes sin ánimo de lucro, con presupuestos anuales de entre 150.000 y 2.000.000 de dólares, que se hayan visto afectados por las secuelas en infraestructuras de COVID-19. Aunque la subvención no se destina a la programación, abre las puertas a otras oportunidades como la planificación…
May 25, 2023
The Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), through the Regional Access Partners Network, seeks small nonprofit applicants, with annual budgets between $150,000 and $2,000,000, that have been affected by the infrastructure aftermath of COVID-19. While the grant is not for programming, it does open doors for other opportunities such as strategic planning, professional development for board and staff,…
May 23, 2023
Informed by HB22-1304 and HB22-1377, the Transformational Homelessness Response Grant Program (THRGP) aims to ensure everyone has a safe and stable place to live and thrive. The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), through the Division of Housing (DOH), recently awarded $33,075,614 in funding across twenty-one counties in Colorado.