The DHA is a quasi-municipal corporation with a portfolio of over 11,000 units and housing choice vouchers, providing affordable housing to more than 26,000 very low-, low-, and middle-income individuals representing over 10,000 families. DHA has transformed public housing in Denver creating vibrant, revitalized, sustainable, transit oriented, and mixed-income community of choice.
In Fall 2016, the Denver City Council approved the first-ever dedicated fund for affordable housing in Denver. Through a thoughtful balance of property tax revenue and a one-time fee on new development, the fund is estimated to raise $150 million over the next 10 years to create or preserve 6,000 affordable homes for low- to moderate-income families.
Denver’s Office of Economic Development also provides an in-depth list of rental properties, FAQs, instructions, rent payment assistance, legal help.
The Lower Income Voucher Equity Program (LIVE Denver) is a 2-year pilot program built through a public-private partnership with employers, foundations and the City of Denver. LIVE Denver creates immediate affordable housing options by connecting vacant rental units with working families and individuals.