EMERGENCY HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EHAP)
Mortgage and Rental Assistance available to eligible Colorado homeowners and renters in need due to loss of income related to COVID-19.
Governor Jared S. Polis signed Executive Order D2020 012 on March 20, 2020, providing the Department of Local Affairs Division of Housing $3 million from the State Disaster Emergency Fund to provide short term rental and mortgage assistance to low-income households that have been economically impacted by COVID-19.
Your household was considered low income BEFORE March 11, 2020. This means your household income was below 50% of the area median income based on household size and the County you live in. Please use the AMI Lookup chart to find your County and associated gross income limits.
Your household lost income due to COVID-19.
You can provide provide proof of: hardship, primary residence, income and housing cost.
If you are a seeking rental assistance, you do not receive any other public housing support vouchers (HCV, PBV, State or other).
If you are seeking mortgage assistance you must provide proof of a request for forbearance.
If the AMI Lookup chart indicates you were below 50% AMI for your County before March 11th 2020,
Funds are meant to provide emergency, short term rental and mortgage assistance to households that are most vulnerable to eviction or foreclosure.
BRI is currently processing a high volume of applications. Please review and complete all fields in the application and provide all supporting documents. All applications are reviewed on a first come, first served basis. Incomplete applications and documentation will be rejected.
HOW DOES EHAP WORK?
There are three primary steps to successfully apply for and obtain assistance through EHAP. Please review these to better understand how this program may help you.
CHECK FOR ELIGIBILITY BY REVIEWING THE AVERAGE MEDIAN INCOME (AMI) LOOKUP CHART. IF YOUR INCOME WAS BELOW 50% AMI FOR YOUR COUNTY BEFORE MARCH 11TH, YOU MAY QUALIFY FOR PARTICIPATION.
COLLECT AND COMPLETE
ONCE YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE APPLICATION, COMPLETE ALL FIELDS, UPLOAD ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS AND SUBMIT YOUR FILE. ALL COMPLETE FILES WILL BE REVIEWED AND YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL MESSAGE FROM FILEINVITE UPON REVIEW.
Brothers Redevelopment is a Denver-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and a variety of housing-related services for the region’s low-income, elderly and disabled residents.
BROTHERS REDEVELOPMENT INC.
2250 Eaton St. Garden Level Suite B
Denver CO 80214