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This is the Official Website for the Housing Authority of the City of Brighton located in Brighton, Colorado, and your local resource for affordable housing.

Check back often for the latest updates and expanded services.

2016 Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Lottery Waitlist Opening:

The Brighton Housing Authority (BHA) will be issuing lottery cards for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program.  Lottery cards will be available for one (1) day only: Wednesday September 16, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Lottery cards MUST be picked up at the Armory at Brighton Cultural Arts Center building.  The address of the Armory building is 300 Strong Street, Brighton, CO 80601.

Completed card MUST be:

  • Filled out completely and correctly
  • Signed and dated by applicant
  • Returned either in person or by mail with proper postage
  • Mailed cards must be mailed to BHA at: 22 S. 4th Avenue, Suite 202, Brighton, CO 80601
  • Mailed cards must include proper postage by the applicant and must have a postmark date of no later than September 30, 2015.
  • Hand-delivered cards will also be accepted but must be received by no later than September 30, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. according to the BHA phone system clock.

Incomplete cards and cards postmarked or received after the deadline will be rejected and destroyed.

All accepted cards will be held in a pool.  Drawings will be conducted for the 2016 Section 8 Lottery by BHA throughout the 2016 calendar year.  The lottery card numbers drawn will be eligible to apply for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program.  The holders of the lottery card numbers drawn will be notified via U.S. Mail and they will receive instruction and directions for final approval.  Lottery cards which were either not selected or did not result in the issuance of a voucher will be destroyed December 31, 2016. 

***LOTTERY CARDS DO NOT CARRY OVER YEAR-TO-YEAR — YOU MUST RE-APPLY***

If you are person with disabilities and require a reasonable accommodation to apply please call the office at 303-655-2160.

3rd Round of 2015 Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Lottery Results:

A third set of 2015 Lottery results were posted August 19, 2015; please check the results page for details.  Applicants whose numbers were selected will be contacted via U.S. Mail and they will have the opportunity to submit a full application.  If you have had any changes in your contact information since you applied, please notify the office IN WRITING of those changes.  Changes cannot be taken over the phone.

Brighton Housing Authority Public Housing Program:

The Brighton Housing Authority (BHA) family waitlist for the low-income public housing program is open for families that qualify for a four-bedroom unit under BHA occupancy standards.  Pre-applications for the program will be available beginning:

Wednesday April 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. and they will be available until further notice; BHA is currently only accepting pre-applications for the four-bedroom waiting list.

Pre-applications can be picked up at BHA offices located at 22 S. 4th Avenue, Suite 202, Brighton, CO 80601.  All interested families are encouraged to apply, but due to unit sizes only families who qualify for a four-bedroom unit will be eligible for placement on the waitlist.  *EFFECTIVE JUNE 23, 2015, BHA WILL ONLY ACCEPT PRE-APPLICATIONS FOR FAMILIES THAT QUALIFY FOR A FOUR-BEDROOM UNIT.*

Completed pre-applications MUST be:

  • Filled out completely, accurately, and legible;
  • Signed and dated by the applicant;
  • Returned either in person to BHA offices or by mail;
  • Mailed pre-applications must be mailed to BHA at 22 S. 4th Avenue, Suite 202, Brighton, CO 80601.

Qualified pre-applications will be placed on the waitlist and ranked according to local preferences and date and time of submission.  BHA currently has preferences for residency, working, educational/training, and Olmstead.  Public housing applications generally remain on file from year-to-year and eligible applicants will remain on the waitlist until they are selected for a unit offer.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for the public housing waitlist please contact the office at 303-655-2160.

THIS IS FOR PUBLIC HOUSING ONLY – NOT SECTION 8

Brighton Housing Authority BizLaunch Program:

Looking for the Metro Mortgage Assistance Program Plus?  Want information about starting or expanding  a Section 3 qualified business?  Interested in low-cost Internet or computers?  Check out the Applicant Assistance Program page.

Announcements:

The Brighton Housing Authority schedules Study Sessions in the Historic City Council Chambers.  Immediately following the Study Session the Board convenes a regular meeting in the same location.  The date of the next Study Session and Board Meeting is on Thursday September 10, 2015 at 4:00pm.  Please call the office at 303-655-2160 for more information regarding Study Sessions and Board Meetings.  The public is welcome to attend these events.

We do business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law. It is illegal to discriminate against any person based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status, or disability. Please notify Brighton Housing Authority if you need a reasonable accommodation when applying for any of our programs.


 
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