Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher - Housing Authority of Pueblo

Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Program

General Information
Description of ServiceThe wait list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program will be open on March 1, 2015 for all one bedroom applicants. (The Section 8 wait list will be open no longer than 90 days.)

This service provides low rent housing and section 8 rental assistance to low income families, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.
LocationPueblo County
Geographical AreaPueblo County
Intake ProcedureVisit the website to complete the pre-application form to register on the wait list. Once this is submitted, the applicant will receive an email confirming its receipt.

When an applicant's name comes up on the waiting list, they will be contacted via email or letter with the instructions on how to complete the housing application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all information submitted on the pre-application remains current.
Intake RequirementsIn order to submit the pre-application, applicants will need:

- A valid e-mail address
- The complete name, relationship to the head of the household, date of birth, and amount of income for all members of the household

To advance through the process, applicants will also need to provide:

- Photo ID
- Social Security Number
- Proof of Citizenship/Legal Status
Helpful TipsAny changes to the pre-application information can only be accomplished by notifying the Housing Authority of Pueblo in writing; no changes will be accepted over the phone or in person.

If the Housing Authority of Pueblo is unable to contact a client because of an invalid email or mailing address, or a response is not received within 14 days from the date the email or letter was sent, the pre-application will be removed from the waiting list and the client will have to reapply.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityLow income families or individuals, seniors, and disabled persons who meet the following criteria:

- The head of household must be at least of 18 years of age or an emancipated minor under Colorado state law
- All adult members of the household must pass a criminal background check
- At least one household member must meet HUD requirements for citizenship or immigration status
- The family must not have been terminated within the past five years from any housing assistance program as a result of a violation of the family obligations as prescribed in their previous Section 8 Voucher or public housing lease agreement
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Information
Contact's Name Frank Pacheco
Contact's Position Executive Director
Contact's Phone (719) 544-6230
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 1414 N Sante Fe Ave
Physical Site Address 2 10th Fl
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pueblo, Colorado 81003
Main Phone (719) 544-6230
Emergency/After Hours Phone (719) 568-0185
Fax (719) 546-5364
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Housing Authority of Pueblo
Affiliated Program: Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Program
This Service: Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher - Housing Authority of Pueblo
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Housing Authorities (BH-8300.3000)
Public Housing (BH-7000.4600-600)
Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (BH-7000.4600-700)