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

  • A copy of your executed lease or verification of lease.

  • Documentation of qualification of rental from SMRHA .

  • Supplemental Information or personal letter.

Guidelines

TCH will provide assistance of up to $2,500.00 to help regional employees with initial rental expenses for leasing or moving into a rental unit. Qualified expenses may include first or last months rent, moving expenses or other expenses associated with renting housing. Damage or security deposits are not eligible for assistance.

  1. In order to be considered, an applicant will need to meet the qualifications of the jurisdiction in which the unit is located – Telluride, Mountain Village, unincorporated San Miguel County. If the unit is not within one of these locations, you must be able to show that you have been employed within the boundaries of the Telluride R- 1 School district for at least 12 months with a minimum of 1400 hours worked and/or be able to show that you have secured future employment at an equal rate.

  2. All applicants must submit an application and be qualified by the SMRHA to ensure that the work requirements are met.

  3. SMRHA applications are available at: https://smrha.org/housing-programs/

  4. No applicants for assistance may own improved residential property within the

    boundaries of the Telluride R-1 School District or the jurisdiction in which the rental

    housing unit is located if outside of the Telluride R-1 School District.

  5. All applicants who qualify will be required to provide receipts evidencing

    expenditure of assistance funds for rent or other authorized rental expenses.

 
Purchase Applicant Info
Applicant Name *
Applicant Name
Co-Applicant Name
Co-Applicant Name
Mailing Address *
Mailing Address
Phone *
Phone
Current Employment & Income History
Place of Employment Phone Number
Place of Employment Phone Number
Property Information
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
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
To complete the application process fill out and submit the form, then email the additional documents to amy@trustforcommunityhousing.org.