The Garfield County Housing Authority serves residents of the Roaring Fork Valley to Parachute for whom conventional housing is unaffordable. GCHA assists individuals, families, seniors and persons with disabilities and works to locate and rent or purchase adequate housing.


A message to our clients and colleagues regarding COVID-19.

Considering recent events, our primary concern is for the health, safety, and well-being of our staff, families and the communities we serve.

The Garfield County Housing Authority will remain in operation while adhering to the guidance on limiting the spread of COVID-19.

  • Our staff will be available through phone calls and email and will limit all non-essential in-person meetings.
  • All individuals allowed into the lobby MUST wear self-provided face masks! Individuals without masks will not be allowed inside.
  • All individuals MUST have their temperature verified at the front door by a staff member before being allowed inside the building. Staff will use a “radiant” no-touch thermometer to take temperatures.
  • We will not be making copies of any paperwork for you at this time, so please mail us copies of your required paperwork or only bring copies to leave with us.



  • We are HIRING! Click HERE for Careers.
  • GCHA now has a Drop Box located at our Rifle Office just east of the glass doors.

  • The Garfield County Housing Authority will be undergoing a remodel for our Rifle Office. This remodel is tentatively scheduled to commence on December 7th, 2020 and with an estimated completion date of January 4th, 2021. During this time our office will be CLOSED.Please note that you will still be able to contact our Staff during this time via email or through our Business phone line at (970) 625-3589 or Toll Free (888) 627-3589.The GCHA will be checking the mail on a regular basis during this time. Tenants are also able to utilize our office Drop Box located to the east of the glass doors. Please note that tenants should not place money into this drop box.As this schedule may change, please refer to our calendar on our website for updates.
  • For specific wait list information, please search for the property under the Rental Housing tab.