Housing Options

We have been helping area residents live in safe, decent and affordable housing since 1980. Our goal is to make sure that no one is left without adequate housing. In order to achieve that goal, we are working hard to improve the efficiency with which we deliver services and programs that help families become self-sufficient.

 

Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program Waiting List Re-Opening:
To replenish the number of potentially qualified applicants on its Section 8 waiting list, notice is hereby given that the Montrose County Housing Authority will re-open its Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program wait list on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

The Housing Choice Voucher program is a federal housing program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  The program provides rental subsidies to eligible low-income individuals and households who wish to live in private rental housing.
 
To determine initial eligibility, waiting list applications will be available to the public beginning on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at the following location: 222 Hap Court, Olathe, CO 81425 between the hours of 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Monday thru Thursday or you may find the application here on our website under FORMS
 

Farm Labor Housing:
Montrose County is an agricultural community. As such, special assistance is offered to U.S. citizens working in farm related work. In 1993, 12 duplex units were built on scattered sites located throughout Olathe consisting of a total of 24 three and four-bedroom family rental units.  Contact:  Diane (970) 323-5445 Ext. 5


Elderly Housing:
Our signature elderly housing project is the 24-Unit Olathe Meadows. These are 1 bedroom apartments and are located in Olathe, Colorado. The apartments are well maintained and situated adjacent to the Olathe Meadows Community Center where senior luncheons are provided 3 days a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The units have a newly remodeled community room, with laundry facilities and restrooms. In addition, the property has nice landscaped common areas. The apartments are subsidized by HUD and so rent is very low. They are equipped with TV satellite communications. Contact:  Diane (970) 323-5445 Ext. 5

 
 
Multi Family Housing:
Our multi-family housing project is the 24-units on Barbara Court. These are 1 bedroom apartments and are located in Montrose. The apartments are well maintained and situated near shopping and a bus stop. In addition, the property has nice landscaped common areas. Most of the apartments are subsidized by USDA/RD. Contact:  Diane (970) 323-5445 Ext. 5