Housing and Community Development

Housing and Community Development Services (HCDS) is dedicated to supporting low to moderate-income and special needs populations by providing programs and opportunities for grant funding of public services that support affordable housing and improve public facilities and infrastructure

HCDS also studies housing and public services to analyze and respond future community needs. 


  • Community Development Block Grants - Federal grant funds for local government and non-profit agencies for projects that promote the health, safety and self sufficiency of low to moderate-income persons and neighborhoods.
  • Fair Housing - Actively work toward addressing impediments to fair housing choice
  • First-Time Homebuyer AssistanceAssists low and moderate income families and individuals with their first-time purchase of a home in Arapahoe County
  • Home Investment Partnership Funds - Administer federal grant funds to local government and non-profit agencies for projects that provide affordable housing in the county
  • Housing Assistance Program - Assists with housing searches, referrals to rental assistance programs, eviction resources, homeless prevention services and other housing resource questions
  • Private Activity Bonds - Administer federal bonds to community organizations to finance the development of affordable housing or economic development activities within the county
  • Annual Plans and Reports - View housing and community development action plans and reports

Translation services will be provided upon request. 

Additional Information

Some of the below services are provided by the County for those living in unincorporated portions of the county. Most others are provided by partner agencies. If you live in an incorporated City, please first contact the City where you live for these services/programs.