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.


The Garfield County Housing Authority ONLY ACCEPTS APPOINTMENTS on Thursdays at our Rifle Office. We encourage all applicants and participants to utilize our Drop Box located just east of the glass doors. GCHA staff will still be accepting phone calls, emails, rent payments. Please reference our Calendar for Office Closures.


2024 Garfield County Income Limits, Payment Standards & Utility Allowance


Garfield County Emergency Services & Other Helpful Resources



  • The Garfield County Housing Authority has updated our Down Payment Assistance Program. GCHA provides loans to families who need help to purchase a home. Funds can be used to cover the down payment and closing costs. Loan can be 3% of purchase price up to $15,000! CLICK HERE for more information.
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  • For specific wait list information, please search for the property under the Rental Housing tab.
  • For all Deed Restricted rental options or For Sale homes, please search under the Affordable Housing tab.