Ouray County Eligibility Criteria

Thank you for considering partnering with Habitat for Humanity of the San Juan’s, we are excited to announce we are now accepting applications from November 2nd, 2020 through November 30th, 2020. Completed application inquiries must be received in the Habitat for Humanity Affiliate Office by 5p.m. on or before Wednesday, December 2nd to be considered for the current application cycle.

Applications may be picked up:

Habitat for Humanity of the San Juans Office
1601 N. Townsend
Montrose, CO 81401

or email for a printable copy lisa@buildinglives.org

subject line: Ridgway Housing

HFHSJ eligibility criteria is based on a few things

  • Need – is there a need for adequate housing? Structural or safety issues with current living conditions
  • Ability to pay – dependable income
  • Willingness to partner with Habitat for Humanity of the San Juans
  • Must have lived in Ouray County for minimum of 1 year & be a US citizen
  • for more information https://www.habitat.org/housing-help/apply

Family household income needs to fall between 30% – 80% of the county’s median household income based on family size.

Income Guidelines for 2020 – Ouray County
Family of More Than This Less Than This
1 person $16,023.00 $42,728.00
2 people $18,312.00 $48,832.00
3 people $20,601.00 $54,936.00
4 people $22,890.00 $61,040.00
5 people $24,721.00 $65,923.00
6 people $26,552.00 $70,806.00

Ouray County Median Income: $76,300.00/year



All applications must be received by Tuesday, December 5th, 5p.m. Completed applicatons may be submitted in person to the Habitat for Humanity office or mailed.

mailing address: 

Habitat for Humanity of the San Juans

PO BOX 162

Montrose, CO 81402

Due to security risks, no electronic submissisons will be accepted.

We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation.  We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.