Greeley Urban Renewal Authority

We manage programs to provide a wide range of housing and neighborhood assistance to individuals with lower income and manage commercial rehabilitation and development within urban renewal boundaries.

For Public Comment

The City of Greeley will accept public comment on the document below prior to June 1, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. or at a public hearing:

  • GURA Board of Commissioners – May 27, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. – Contact Paula Turner for information on participating in the Zoom meeting and making comment
  • Greeley City Council – June 2, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. – go to the Council webpage for instructions on how to view the hearing and to make comment

The draft document available for public comment is specific to the Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) grant for which the City intends to apply and includes the following:

  • The CARES Act Funds Substantial Amendment adds three priorities to utilize the CDBG-CV funds, adds the CDBG-CV funds as a resource available in 2020, identifies the activities proposed, and adds goals associated with those activities. It includes the amended Citizen Participation Plan, which sets “reasonable notice” to the public of comment periods and public hearings for the CDBG-CV grant at five (5) days and reduces the public comment period from 30 days to five (5) days. It also makes allowance for virtual public hearings.

Comments should be made to Carol Larsen at carol.larsen@greeleygov.com (or by mail to the Greeley Urban Renewal Authority, 1100 10th Street Suite 201, Greeley, CO 80631) by 5:00 p.m. June 1, 2020. Please contact GURA at 970-350-9380 for additional information or for these documents in a manner other than written English.

Resident services

We offer housing rehabilitation and winterization assistance in the form of low or no interest loans for low and moderate income homeowners to bring their single-family home up to City Code. Fill out an application or contact us at 970-350-9380.

Greeley Home Ownership Incentive Program

G-Hope-identity_lrThe City of Greeley has established a pilot Home Ownership 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
  • JBS
  • North Colorado Health Alliance

Read about our program below, or contact Megan Ferguson, megan@impactdf.org or Coren Hanscome, coren@impactdf.org for actual loan requirements and approval process or contact us at 970-350-9383 for more information or with specific questions.

Find additional information about G-HOPE on the Special Programs page.

Investor Property & Facade Improvement Application

Owners of commercial buildings in the City’s Redevelopment District are eligible for low-interest loan assistance for certain building and facade improvement projects. The funds for this program are provided through the City’s Community Development Block Grant budget, a federal program administered by the Greeley Urban Renewal Authority (GURA) and GURA redevelopment funds.

10th Street Commercial Corridor Façade Grant Program

Private land owners or businesses with property in this Corridor who want to make physical improvements to their property may apply for financial assistance. The funds for this program are provided through the City’s special Tax Increment Financing designation for the corridor, which makes financial assistance available to support physical improvements to property in the area.

Down Payment Assistance Options

G-HOPE

Regular, full-time employees of the City of Greeley, University of Northern Colorado, Weld School District 6, Banner Health/NCMC, Frontier Academy Charter School, Sunrise Community Health, High Plains Library District, North Range Behavioral Health, JBS, Dayspring Christian Academy, or North Colorado Health Alliance can take advantage of the G-HOPE program to purchase a primary, full-time occupancy residence within the University or Redevelopment Districts.

For full program details, see the Guidelines below

Assistance Application

Grants

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

A Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) program to develop decent housing, suitable living environments and economic opportunities for those with generally lower incomes.  Applications are available from June 1 to August 1 for the following year. Contact our office at 970-350-9380.

HOME Investment Partnership Program

A HUD grant of approximately $285,000 used for low-income housing.  Staff monitors for income qualification and rent affordability in projects like Fox Run Apartments (for persons with disabilities), Stephens Farm (for persons with acquired brain injuries), and Camfield Corner (rent-restricted). Learn more in our application packet.

Redevelopment Incentive Program

Plans, reports, and studies

GURA Meeting Minutes

Recent meeting documents are available below, or contact us at 970-350-9774 for additional information.

Greeley Urban Renewal Authority

1100 10th Street, Suite 201
Greeley, CO 80634

Monday - Friday 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

970-350-9380 tel 
970-350-9828 fax

Director of Economic Health and Housing:
Benjamin.Snow@greeleygov.com

GURA Meetings

We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall Annex 4th Floor Conference Room 1100 10th Street Greeley, CO 80631