Housing Programs

Summit County has programs specifically developed to provide and maintain workforce housing in Summit County through existing properties. 

Lease to Locals

In the Lease to Locals pilot program, the County & Town of Breckenridge have partnered to provide property managers and property owners with generous cash incentives to convert their short-term rentals into seasonal and long-term rentals, to be occupied be the local workforce. 

Buy-Down Program

In the Buy-Down program the County purchases a market rate unit, deed restricts the unit to be occupied by a member of the local workforce, then resales the newly deed restricted unit at a below market sales price.

Housing Helps

In Housing Helps the County pays an owner or buyer up to 15% of the market value of the unit to place a deed restriction on their home. The restriction requires a local worker to occupy the unit and has no rent or appreciation cap.

Accessory Dwelling Unit Assistance

The Summit County Housing Department has implemented a new program called the Accessory Dwelling Unit Assistance Program to assist in the creation of accessory dwelling units (ADU’s) in Summit County (attached and detached).