To complete the application process fill out and submit the form, then email the additional documents to amy@trustforcommunityhousing.org:

  • Please include a copy of your executed contracted or verification of purchase.

  • Please include documentation of qualification of purchaser(s) from SMRHA and a copy of your application and supporting materials.

  • Loan closing cost summary.

  • Supplemental Information or personal letter.

GUIDELINES

TCH will provide assistance of up to $2500 for qualified workers who are purchasing a housing unit. The housing does not need to be deed-restricted, but the purchaser must meet the requirements for employee eligibility for the jurisdiction in which the unit is located. Specifically:

  • An applicant must meet the qualifications of the jurisdiction in which the home/unit is located: Telluride, Mountain Village, or unincorporated San Miguel County. If the unit is not within one of these locations, the applicant must document employment within the boundaries of the Telluride R-1 School district for at least the past 12 months, with a minimum of 1400 hours worked, and/or the applicant must be able to show secured future employment at an equal rate.

  • Neither applicants nor co-applicants can currently own improved residential property within the boundaries of the Telluride R-1 School District.

  • All applicants must be qualified by the San Miguel Regional Housing Authority (“SMRHA”) to ensure they meet the above requirements.Please review and fill out all required SMRHA forms, including application, as well as description of application fees, and all other requirements and return to both TCH and SMRHA. (Note: Lawful Presence Affidavit not required if the unit is not part of a government-sponsored project).  SMRHA applications are available online at:

 
Purchase Applicant Info
Please also complete the information below (for each person if co-applicants) and return it to TCH:
Primary Applicant Name *
Primary Applicant Name
Co-Applicant Name
Co-Applicant Name
Mailing Address *
Mailing Address
Phone *
Phone
Primary Applicant Current Employment & Income History
Place of Employment Phone Number
Place of Employment Phone Number
$
Co-Applicant Current Employment & Income History (if applicable)
Place of Employment Phone Number
Place of Employment Phone Number
$
Property Information for Unit Being Purchased
Street Address
Street Address
Personal Statement
$
Please provide a detailed explanation explaining and supporting your financial need for a Housing Opportunity Fund grant. Please include specifically how the grant will be utilized in your home purchase or moving. Feel free to attach any relevant financial documentation.
Please tell us about yourself: who you are and your involvement in our community. Include anything you think we should know about you when we consider your application:
Personal or Professional References
Please provide the names and phone numbers of at least three local individuals who will be happy to provide a reference.
Name / Phone Number
Name / Phone Number
Name / Phone Number
Name / Phone Number
Name / Phone Number
Name / Phone Number
I certify by typing my name in this form field that this information is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge:
Required Documents
Documents Needed
NOTE: These items will need to be emailed separately. Please check the box to indicate that you have or will be sending to: info@trustforcommunityhousing.org