Housing Assistance

Connections works closely with our partners at the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Division of Housing, to secure Housing Choice Vouchers (termed as Section 8 housing) for persons with disabilities. This program provides assistance to the individual, allowing for lower rental fees based upon gross income.

You may schedule an appointment for personal consultation and assistance by telephone, online video, and in-person at our Greeley office. Call us at (970) 352-8682.

The highest status of care and safety for all staff and visitors has been taken into account for in-person appointments. As a Greeley 5-Star Certified Business, temperature checks upon check-in are required when entering our office. Social distancing is enforced. Face masks are required for any unvaccinated visitors.

Our in-person appointment hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. You must have an appointment to meet in person. Schedule your appointment online.

Housing Choice Vouchers

Receiving a Housing Choice Voucher (commonly known as a Section 8 Voucher) from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Division of Housing, through Connections begins with adding your name to our Connections waiting list.

Here are details regarding this process.

  • The applicant must live within our service region, defined as Weld County.
  • The applicant must be an individual who lives with a disabling condition.
  • The waiting list is only open for applicants during a specific period.
  • Specific paperwork must be completed and submitted to join our waiting list.
  • Joining our waiting list does not mean you are receiving a voucher immediately. There are often waiting periods of several months to receive a voucher. This is dependent on voucher availability from the State of Colorado.
  • Persons experiencing homelessness are prioritized in the waiting list process.
  • Vouchers are valid for a specific period of time.
  • The recipient of a voucher is fully responsible for finding and arranging their own rental property.
  • You may request an accommodation to access the application process – contact our office for assistance at (970) 352-8682 or direct at (970) 673-5906.
  • Applications and associated paperwork may be submitted¬† by the following methods:
    • Delivered in person to our Greeley office during standard weekday business hours. (Note that currently, appointments are required for personal visits.)
    • By mail to our office at Housing Vouchers, Connections for Independent Living, 1331 8th Avenue, Greeley, Colorado 80631-4601
    • By fax transmission to (970) 353-8058, Attn: Housing Vouchers.

Common Housing Forms

Housing assistance requires completion and submission of a number of different state and federal forms. Here is a selection of PDF format forms you can download for use in your housing application.