The education and trainings offered to landlords and owners aim to provide additional supports to tenants, provide expertise on HUD programming and processes. Through education, owners will create more access for renters and increase longer tenancy.
Educational resources, training opportunities, and housing resources are to support in accessing, maintaining, and protecting housing needs.
Renters' rights are important to B-Konnected and we want renters to be equipped with the knowledge and understanding of their rights and resources in order to secure and maintain housing. Please check out the guide offered in both Spasnish and English which was created by the Denver Metro Apartment Association.
B-Konnected utilizes the Colorado Financial Assistance Guide which lists over 100 agencies, non-profits, and other organizations that offer renters a variety of resources to meet their rental and basic needs. This resource was created by the Colorado Apartment Association, Colorado Association of Realtors, the Colorado Housing Finance Authority, Colorado Housing Connects, and the Colorado Division of Housing.
B-Konnected implements and follows Fair Housing Law and wants to ensure renters and service providers have all resources necessary to ensure the rights of renters. Please check out the Denver Metro Fair Housing Center for more resources and knowledge around Fair Housing law and housing discrimiation.
Affordable Housing means Tax Credit Properties through Colorado Housing Finance Association (CHFA). CHFA strengthens Colorado by investing in affordable housing and community development. CHFA offers educational options for homeownership, renter support, and business lending opportunities for our community.
To qualify for Tax Credit properties, individuals and households must qualify based on income limits within a specific county. Please check out CHFA's income limits by county. To learn more about the rules and regulations of living and applying to Tax Credit properties, please check out the Section 42 Tenant Guide. To view a property list of Colorado's Tax Credit program, please check the LIHTC list.
For other resources such as shelter lists and senior housing lists, please contact our B-Konnected team.
Housing 101: Provides an overview of basic housing terms, public housing resources, and intentional housing efforts.
Maintaining Housing: Provides recommendations on positive landlord and tenant relationships, move-in and move-out processes, resources for life skills, tenant resources such as LEAP, how to set-up Xcel, etc.
Service Providers can contract with B-Konnected to provide trainings to searching tenants and community members.