Special Rent Assistance

Temporary COVID Rental Relief Assistance Program:

To be considered for rental assistance funding, you must live or work in Summit County, Colorado and have been affected by COVID to apply. We are unable to make exceptions. 

FIRC’s temporary Rental Relief Program for December 2020 and/or January 2021 rent is now open.

  • Please do not call the FIRC main telephone number as they are not assisting with the temporary rental relief application and will not be able to answer questions or give updates on your application or status. All questions will be referred back to fircrentalassistance@summitfirc.org.

You will need the following documents and information to successfully submit your online application. Click here to apply or go to: https://firc.formstack.com/forms/rental_assistance_covid_reponse_2

Incomplete applications missing the below items will not be submitted or reviewed.
  1. Photo I.D.
  2. Proof of income (paystub, letter from employer, profit & loss statement, etc.)
  3. Rental Agreement (first and last page)
  4. Landlord name, phone number and email address

If you have a question or barrier to completing the application, please send an email to fircrentalassistance@summitfirc.org.

If you are a landlord and your renter applies for assistance, here is what to expect:

  • You will receive an email with a landlord verification form to cofirn the rental agreement. A W9 will be required during the process. By filling out the form, your renter’s application will be verified.
  • Your tenant will be notified if they are approved or denied assistance within the next 7 days. Please work with your tenant directly to find out if they have been approved.
  • If your tenant is approved, a check will be mailed to the address on your W9 within 14 days of the approval.

El programa temporal de alivio de alquiler de FIRC para el alquiler de diciembre de 2020 y / o enero de 2021 ya está abierto. Debe vivir o trabajar en el condado de Summit, Colorado y haber sido afectado por COVID para presentar la solicitud. 

  • No llame al número de teléfono principal de FIRC, ya que no están ayudando con la solicitud de alivio de alquiler temporal y no podrán responder preguntas o brindar actualizaciones sobre su solicitud o estado. Todas las preguntas se remitirán a fircrentalassistance@summitfirc.org.

Necesitará los siguientes documentos e información para enviar correctamente su solicitud. Haga clic aquí para postularse o vaya a: https://firc.formstack.com/forms/rental_assistance_covid_reponse_2

Las solicitudes incompletas a las que les falten los elementos siguientes no se enviarán ni revisarán.
  1. Identificación con foto
  2. Comprobante de ingresos (talón de pago, carta del empleador, declaración de pérdidas y ganancias, etc.)
  3. Contrato de alquiler (primera y última página)
  4. Nombre, número de teléfono y dirección de correo electrónico del propietario

Si tiene una pregunta o un obstáculo para completar la solicitud, envíe un correo electrónico a fircrentalassistance@summitfirc.org.

If you do not live or work in Summit County and need rental/housing assistance, visit: https://cdola.colorado.gov/rental-assistance

We also encourage you to continue using FIRC’s Food Pantry so you can put your money towards housing.

FIRC is here for you, if you have other needs around food, mental health, connection to health insurance or support signing up for government programs, please give us a call our check out our resources at SummitFIRC.org.