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  • Homeownership
  • Homes for Sale
  • Asset Management
  • Funding
  • Inclusionary Housing

Who We Are

Who We Are


The Division of Housing's mission is to preserve and provide safe, high-quality and affordable housing opportunities through collaborative community planning and funding of programs.


The Division of Housing has three primary work groups: Affordable Homeownership, Community Investment, and Inclusionary Housing/Policy and Planning.

  • 2019 Operating Budget:  $11,367,863
  • 2019 Number of Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:  16.35


  • The Homeownership program screens and certifies buyers to ensure that they meet income, asset, mortgage and other requirements. The team also works with owners to ensure that they are complying with occupancy, refinance, and resale agreements in exchange for owning a permanently affordable home. Down payment grants and loans are also administered through this program.
  • Community Investment administers funding (Affordable Housing Fund, Community Housing Assistance Program, federal HOME Program, federal Community Development Block Grant).
  • Inclusionary Housing/Planning implements affordable housing policies related to new residential development activity.
  • The Division of Housing teams with Planning, Housing + Sustainability and other departments to support the city's housing policies.

Staff Contact Information

Name Title Phone Email

Michelle Allen

Inclusionary Housing Program Manager
[email protected]

Shelly Conley

Compliance & Project Manager
[email protected]

Zach McGee

Communications Specialist II
[email protected]

Cori Marin

Adminitrative Specialist III
[email protected]

Kurt Firnhaber

Director of Housing and Human Services
[email protected]

Kristin Hyser

Deputy Director of Housing and Human Servicesr
[email protected]

Crystal Launder

Housing Planner
[email protected]

Jay Sugnet

Senior Planner
[email protected]

Eric Swanson

Homeownership Program Coordinator
[email protected]

Edy Urken

Homeownership Program Coordinator
[email protected]

Julie Raymond

Compliance & Project Manager
[email protected]

Renee Gallegos

Community Investment Program Manager
[email protected]

Notice of Nondiscrimination

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The City of Boulder, Division of Housing does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation or military status in any of its programs, services or activities.

Reasonable Accommodation

The Department of Housing and Human Services, upon request, will provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in programs, services and activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid, communication service, or a reasonable accommodation to participate in a program, service, or activity of the Department, should call the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator at 303-441-3231. For hearing or speech impaired residents, please dial 7-1-1 for Relay Colorado.

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