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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The State Board of Equalization (SBOE) will have a meeting on December 18, 2023 at 10:00 A.M., via remote access only.
The Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), through its Division of Housing (DOH), Office of Housing Finance and Sustainability (OHFS) is requesting applications for grants or loans to affordable housing investment funds to enable DOH to continue their mission of the creation or preservation of housing affordable to Extremely Low Income to Middle Income individuals and families throughout Colorado.
The Department of Local Affairs’ (DOLA) Division of Local Government (DLG) awarded $69,721,151, across 80 projects, in 73 communities for Energy/Mineral Impact Assistance Fund (EIAF) grants for the Cycle 23-11.