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Apply for Colorado Disaster Rebuild Programs
Property owners of Colorado communities impacted by state-declared or federally-declared disasters may be eligible for financial resources to rebuild or rehabilitate a residential property affected by those disasters.
The applications below provide access to grants, rebates, forgivable loans, and traditional loans that are available by State, municipal, and philanthropic funding sources.
Full Form Application
Submit the full form application to determine all eligible funding opportunities from the State of Colorado Housing Recovery Program, including the Wind and Wildfire Home Protection Mitigation funds and the Community Foundation Boulder County Rebuild Grants for those impacted by the Marshall Fire.
Short Form Application
Submit the short form application if you are applying for the CFBC Grant only.
Submitting the short application does not provide access to the Housing Recovery Program funding.
State of Colorado $5,000 Mitigation Grant
Submit this application if requesting no more than the Wind and Wildfire Home Protection Mitigation Grant up to $5,000.
Processing time for this application may take up to 60 days.
Note – Submitting this application does NOT include other funding opportunities available through the State of Colorado or other agencies.
Housing Support Program
The Housing Support Program will offer up to $5 million in support for qualifying households that are currently or will soon experience financial hardship due to the sunsetting of Additional Living Expense (ALE) insurance. Eligible households may be offered up to $2,500 per month for up to six months, or until receiving their Certificate of Occupancy, whichever comes first.
Questions about this program? Email email@example.com.
Recovery Electrification Rebates
Marshall Fire and other State or Federal Disasters
The Colorado Energy Office is committed to supporting the recovery and rebuilding efforts across Colorado. This rebate is for households impacted by disasters since 2018 for houses that were destroyed or damaged in areas of a state or federally-declared disaster. Residents may qualify for up to $20,000 in rebates for the installation of one of the options below:
- A cold climate heat pump, electric or induction stove and a heat pump water heater;
- A ground source (geothermal) heat pump , electric or induction stove and a heat pump water heater; and
- Installation of a ground source (geothermal) heat pump only.
**East Troublesome Fire: The Colorado Energy Office is developing a robust rebate program in Grand County in partnership with Mountain Parks Electric Inc.
For any questions on this rebate in Grand County, please contact Christine Berg at: 303.349.6122 or Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org
Unmet Needs Grant
The CFBC Unmet Need grant is intended to provide financial support to fire-impacted community members with immediate fundamental needs as a result of significant loss initiated by the Marshall Fire event.
Boulder County Use Tax Rebate Application Form
Everyone who lost a home in either the Marshall or Cal-Wood Fires and is rebuilding on their affected property qualifies for the county’s Use Tax Rebate. This program is designed to support victims of a total loss due to a federally declared disaster. Residents must have owned the home at the time of the disaster and are still the owners during the rebuild for the same property. Purchasers of lots are not eligible, even if the purchaser was impacted by the fire.
What is the deadline to apply for the rebate?
To claim the rebate, property owners must file building permits within three years of the fires:
- Permit deadline for Cal-Wood Fire – Oct. 31, 2023
- Permit deadline for Marshall Fire – Dec. 31, 2024
No. This program applies only to the county’s use tax on residential properties. The county is aware that both the City of Louisville and the Town of Superior have or may determine to offer their own use tax relief to impacted property owners in those communities.
For inquiries regarding the application process, eligibility, or individuals seeking information about the State’s Housing Recovery Program, you can connect with a representative by calling or texting 303-532-2785 Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. MST, or emailing: email@example.com.
The State of Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Colorado Energy Office, Boulder County, Community Foundation Boulder County and others have partnered with Impact Development Fund as program administrator and Community Economic Defense Project as an application intake partner to support communities and homeowners in rebuilding residences impacted by natural disasters throughout Colorado.