Thursday, April 16, 2009

$74,300 granted to Montezuma County for housing needs assessment

DOLA - Colorado Division of Housing has announced that a $74,300 grant has been made from CDBG funds to pay for a needs assessment for affordable housing in Montezuma County, including Cortez, Dolores, and Mancos. The local governments have committed to utilize the study to address the issue of the lack of affordable housing for residents and the work force, and the City of Cortez has applied for the funding of the study as the lead agency. The results of the study will be part of a strategic planning process for Montezuma County to meet the housing needs in the County.