Current Guidelines by Part

For ease of reading and navigation, the Employee Housing Guidelines are split into sections and appendices. However, because of the interdependence of the many aspects of the program with others, one must look at the Guidelines holistically to fully understand the APCHA workforce housing program.

Table of Contents (PDF)

Part I. Introduction to Aspen/Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA)

Part II. APCHA Housing Board Policies (PDF)

Section 1. Mission Statement
Section 2. Affordable Housing Governance and Deed-Restriction Policies
Section 3. APCHA Guidelines
Section 4. Affordable Housing Funding
Section 5. Affordable Housing Unit Types and Categories
Section 6. Affordable Housing Rental and Ownership
Section 7. APCHA Eligibility

Part III. APCHA Affordable Housing Development Policies and Procedures (PDF)

Section 1. APCHA Housing Development Policy
Section 2. Legislation Governing Affordable Housing Development
Section 3. Private Sector Development Process
Section 4. Affordable Housing Mitigation of Private Sector Property Development
Section 5. Minimum Net Livable Square Footage for AH Development
Section 6. Occupancy Policies for Newly Deed-Restricted Units
Section 7. APCHA Approval and Execution of Deed Restrictions

Part IV. APCHA Eligibility and Qualification (PDF)

Section 1. Eligibility Section 2. Qualification Procedures

Part V. APCHA Rental Procedures (PDF)

Section 1. Rental Priorities (APCHA Managed Properties)
Section 2. Rental Procedures

Part VI. APCHA Purchase and Sale Policies and Procedures (PDF)

Section 1. Application and Qualification to Purchase Affordable Housing
Section 2. Sale Listings
Section 3. Bid Process
Section 4. Lottery
Section 5. Sales Contract
Section 6. Closing the Transaction
Section 7. Sale of an Ownership Unit / Listing a Unit for Sale
Section 8. Resident-Occupied (RO) Unit Sale Policies and Procedures
Section 9. Foreclosure

Part VII. Maintaining Eligibility, Special Review, Compliance & Grievance (PDF)

Section 1. Maintaining Eligibility
Section 2. Landlord Responsibilities
Section 3. Owner Responsibilities
Section 4. Special Review Policy and Procedure
Section 5. Enforcement Policies and Procedures

Part VIII. Definitions (PDF)

Guideline Appendices (PDF)

A. APCHA Background
B. APCHA Forms
C. APCHA Fee Schedule
D. Ownership Exclusion Zone
E. Rental Properties/Information
F. Priority for Lottery Matrix
G.Ownership Properties
H. Leave of Absence Form for Retirees
I. Helpful Information
J. Homebuyer Education Course Outline and Forms
K. Location to An Introduction to Community Association Living

Tables (PDF)

I. APCHA Household Income Target Levels per Category
II. Maximum Gross Income and Net Assets Per Household: Rental Units
III. Maximum Gross Income and Net Assets per Household: Ownership Units
IV. Maximum Monthly Rental Rates for Newly Deed-Restricted Rental Units
V. Maximum Sales Prices for Newly Deed-Restricted Ownership Units
VI. 2015 Payment-in-Lieu/Impact Fee Schedule
VII. Minimum Net Livable Square Footage for Affordable Housing
VIII. APCHA Mitigation Standards
IX. Maximum Annual APCHA Adjustment
X. APCHA Bid Priority per Employment History
XI. Number of APCHA Lottery Chances for Priority Bids