Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments

3224-A Independence Road
Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado 81212

Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, and Mainstream Voucher programs. As of January 21st, 2022, Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments serves Chaffee County, Custer County, Fremont County, Huerfano County, Lake County, Park County and Teller County on behalf of Colorado Division of Housing.
Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Chaffee, Custer and Lake County, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Park, Teller, and Huerfano County, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Fremont County, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments Website: https://www.uaacog.com/what-we-do/housing.html.

Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments Phone: (719) 275-8350.

Open Until Further Notice: Chaffee, Custer and Lake County, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments (UAACOG) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Chaffee, Custer and Lake County is currently open. Applications are being accepted from August 19, 2019, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Pick up an application from the UAACOG lobby, Located at 3224 Independence Rd, Cañon City, CO 81212. Office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm MT.
  2. Call (719) 275-8350 to request an application by mail or email.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • A disabled individual.
  • A person experiencing homelessness.
  • A victim of domestic violence.
  • Non-elderly disabled person transitioning from nursing homes and other approved institutions into independent, community-based living.
  • Elderly (62+) transitioning from approved institutions into independent, community based living.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the UAACOG website.

Sources: This information was verified by a representative of the UAACOG on March 12, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Chaffee, Custer and Lake County, Colorado.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (719) 275-8350.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 04/01/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Park, Teller, and Huerfano County, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments (UAACOG) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Park, Teller, and Huerfano County is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least January 2020 until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Pick up an application from the UAACOG lobby, Located at 3224 Independence Rd, Cañon City, CO 81212. Office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm MT.
  2. Call (719) 275-8350 to request an application by mail or email.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • A disabled individual.
  • A person experiencing homelessness.
  • A victim of domestic violence.
  • Non-elderly disabled person transitioning from nursing homes and other approved institutions into independent, community-based living.
  • Elderly (62+) transitioning from approved institutions into independent, community based living.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the UAACOG website.

Sources: This information was verified by a representative of the UAACOG on March 12, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Park, Teller, and Huerfano County, Colorado.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (719) 275-8350.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 04/01/2021.

Other Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments Waiting Lists

Closed: Fremont County, Colorado Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments (UAACOG) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Fremont is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from August 19, 2019, until an unconfirmed date in 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to pick up an application from the UAACOG lobby. Applications may have been picked up as soon as August 1, 2019, but were not accepted until August 19, 2019.

According to UAACOG, "Applications will be taken on a first-come first-serve basis," but it is not known how to submit an application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • A disabled individual.
  • A person experiencing homelessness.
  • A victim of domestic violence.
  • Non-elderly disabled person transitioning from nursing homes and other approved institutions into independent, community-based living.
  • Elderly (62+) transitioning from approved institutions into independent, community based living.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the UAACOG website, or the UAACOG Section 8 page.

Sources: This information was verified by a representative of the UAACOG on March 12, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Fremont County, Colorado.

Last Updated on 04/01/2021.

About Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments

More information about Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments can be found on its website at https://www.uaacog.com/what-we-do/housing.html.

Representatives of Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments may be available by phone at (719) 275-8350. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Office Hours

Open today from 8:00am to 4:30pm MT.

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
HCV Portability Status

As of January 21st, 2022, it is not known if Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 01/21/2022, it is not known if Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.