Senior Lights and Locks - City of Colorado Springs

Housing Rehabilitation Programs - City of Colorado Springs

 
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Pikes Peak United Way - PPUW
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Housing Development Division, in cooperation with the Colorado Springs Police Department, provides grant assistance to low-and moderate-income seniors to improve the security of their homes. Security improvements can include deadbolts, peep holes, motion sensor lighting, safety chains, strike plates, replacement of exterior hollow core doors and other improvements. Homeowner grant maximum: $1,500 Tenant grant maximum: $750
LocationEl Paso County
Geographical AreaR5, El Paso County
Intake ProcedureFill out an application to see if you qualify. Go online to download application or call (719) 444-7000 for more information.
Intake RequirementsQualifications:

You must be 55 years of age or older

You must meet the current income guidelines located on application

The property must be your primary residence

Tenant: must provide a completed form signed by the property owner or authorized agent

You must be willing to have a member of the Colorado Springs Police Department Crime Prevention Unit complete a Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) inspection of your property.

The property cannot exceed current HUD after rehabilitation values

The property cannot be located in the floodplain

Property must be within Colorado Springs City limits. Cannot help anyone outside of the City of Colorado Springs. Also must have homeowners insurance.

Once you qualify and have a completed CPTED report, a Redevelopment Specialist will meet with you to discuss the improvements suggested in the CPTED and obtain a contractor to make the improvements.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (719) 385-5912
Physical Site Address 1 30 South Nevada Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 604
Physical Site City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Mailing Address 1 P.O. Box 1575
Mailing Address 2 Mail Code 640
Mailing City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80901
Mail Attention To City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division
Main Phone (719) 385-5912
Web Address www.coloradosprings.gov
 
Additional Information
SourcePPUW
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: City of Colorado Springs
Affiliated Program: Housing Rehabilitation Programs - City of Colorado Springs
This Service: Senior Lights and Locks - City of Colorado Springs
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Crime Prevention Equipment/Registries (FN-1500.1700)