The City offers other programs that are administered through GURA that may benefit persons looking at home ownership or to developers within the Redevelopment District. Information on these special City programs can be found below. GURA, as a division of the Economic Health and Housing Department, also provides knowledge and assistance as needed for other City programs, such as implementation of the Strategic Housing Plan and the City's Redevelopment Incentive Program (also below).
Greeley Home Ownership Program for Employees
The City of Greeley has established a pilot Home Owner Program for Employees (G-HOPE) to promote more home ownership in Greeley's Redevelopment District and around the University of Northern Colorado campus.
Through the program, down payment assistance is available to regular full-time employees of the major employers in this area:
- Greeley City Government;
- University of Northern Colorado;
- School District Six;
- Banner Health/North Colorado Medical Center;
- North Range Behavioral Health;
- Sunrise Community Health;
- Frontier Academy;
- High Plains Library District;
- Salida del Sol Academy;
- North Colorado Health Alliance.
Read about the program below, or contact Megan Ferguson (email@example.com) or Coren Hanscome (firstname.lastname@example.org) for actual loan requirements and approval process or contact GURA for more information or with specific questions.Application for Assistance
Strategic Housing Plan
The Strategic Housing Plan was adopted in 2019 with input from a Housing Accessibility Task Force. The Economic Health and Housing Department is the lead City department and has responsibility for implementing the action items identified in the Study, with assistance from other departments.
City of Greeley Strategic Housing Plan
Redevelopment Incentive Program
To stimulate reinvestment in the City's Redevelopment District, the City provides tools to address redevelopment project 'gap financing' on a case-by-case basis for projects that will improve the economic performance of the area with complementary development. The document linked below provides a summary of incentives:
2018 Redevelopment Incentive Program Summary