Architectural Barrier Removal - City of Colorado Springs

Housing Rehabilitation Programs - City of Colorado Springs

 
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Pikes Peak United Way - PPUW
General Information
Description of ServiceCommunity Development provides assistance for home modifications for physically disabled persons through the Architectural Barrier Removal Program. The program can provide one-time grant assistance for permanent modifications that reduce architectural barriers in the home of a disabled person. Modifications can include ramps, handrails, widening door openings for wheelchair accessibility, safety grab bars and certain other modifications. Mobile home modification is limited to an exterior ramp or steps.

Total household income must be within the program income guidelines. The home must be located within the city limits of Colorado Springs and must be of modest value as defined by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Also must have homeowners insurance. Documentation of current household income and a letter of medical need must be provided at the time of application.

Additionally, if the home is a rental property, the owner must give written permission for the modifications to be made. Other qualifications may apply. Division staff will help throughout the application process. Staff will help the applicant complete an application, design the modifications, and help find a qualified contractor.
LocationEl Paso County
Geographical AreaR5, El Paso County
Intake RequirementsNeed to apply. Go online to download application or call for more information.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish
Driver's LicenseRequired
EligibilityTotal household income must be within the program income guidelines. The home must be located within the city limits of Colorado Springs and must be of modest value as defined by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Also must have homeowners insurance. Documentation of current household income and a letter of medical need must be provided at the time of application.

Additionally, if the home is a rental property, the owner must give written permission for the modifications to be made. Other qualifications may apply.
 
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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, Colorado 80901
Mail Attention To City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division
Main Phone (719) 385-5912
Service Location Email communitydevelopment@springsgov.com
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: Architectural Barrier Removal - City of Colorado Springs
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Home Rehabilitation Grants (BH-3000.3550-350)