9/9/20: On September 1 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced an order to stop residential evictions to halt the spread of COVID-19. The order was published in the Federal Register on September 4. It becomes effective on publication and will last until December 31, 2020, unless extended.
The order institutes a temporary eviction moratorium. It states that a “landlord . . . shall not evict any covered person from any residential property in any State or U.S. territory” in which there are COVID-19 cases. The term “covered person” includes any tenant who states—under the penalty of perjury—to their landlord, owner, or other person with the power to evict that the attached conditions have been met. A pre-publication of the order is attached.
The order includes a declaration for tenants. A tenant must provide a copy of the declaration to their landlord, owner, or other individual who has the right to evict. Each adult listed on the lease must complete the declaration. The declaration must be true under a penalty of perjury. The declaration for tenants is attached.
3/17/20: Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, CSHA lobbies will be closed to the public until further notice based upon CDC and Governmental recommendations related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In an attempt to best serve you, business operations will continue via email, postal mail, and telephone. Please see the below notices regarding dropping off documentation and contacting staff.
3/11/20: As you know, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is currently a serious issue. In order to insure that our staff and customers are receiving accurate information about the virus, we are sharing material from the Centers for Disease Control so that you are adequately informed about the virus and steps you can take to keep yourself and others as healthy as possible. Please take the time to review this important information.
The CSHA will continue to monitor developments concerning COVID-19. Should the CSHA need to adjust business practices in response to those developments, all changes will be updated on our website. Thank you.
*** Revised waiting list opening ***
Beginning 12:01AM MST (Mountain Standard Time) Tuesday, January 19, 2021 and closing Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 11:59PM MST (Mountain Standard Time) the Colorado Springs Housing Authority will accept ONLINE ONLY pre-applications for the following programs:
Click here for the full announcement (Adobe pdf)
During those dates/times, a link to the pre-application will be posted here
The Section 8 waiting list accepts lottery online pre-applications once per year (in 2020 it was July 7th and 8th). Please see the Announcement and FAQ's below for information on the annual opening. Please read the FAQ's carefully, as names are removed from the waiting list annually and you must re-apply.
Beginning October 2nd, 2017, Public Housing and Managed Property (non-Section 8) tenants in good standing will be able to pay their rent to the Housing Authority online. Click here for information
Beginning January 3rd, 2017, the Colorado Springs Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Specialists and Intake staff will no longer see walk-ins. All voucher holders and intake clients must have a scheduled appointment with their Specialists.
Beginning October 31st, 2016, the Housing Authority business hours will be Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Beginning February 1st, 2016, we will only accept pre-applications online for any Housing Programs that are currently open. Pre-applications will no longer be accepted in our office unless you need a Reasonable Accommodation. Online pre-applications can be filled out from any computer or smart-phone with internet access. This change allows for the pre-applications to be entered sooner and more accurately to better serve the community.
831 S. Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Rental payments can by made by check or money order in a drop box at our office between 7:30 am and 5:00 pm.