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Finding a Place to Live in Summit County

Finding affordable housing in the Breckenridge and surrounding Summit County area can be challenging and expensive, depending on your needs and the time of year. Individuals interested in living in the area are encouraged to devote adequate time and resources when seeking housing, particularly during the fall and winter months. The Town of Breckenridge has some transitional employee housing for new employees, although this is very limited.

The Town also manages and offers "Downpayment Assistance" & "Rental Deposit Assistance" programs for eligible Town employees who are purchasing a home or renting in the local area. To find out about the qualifying requirements for these programs, please contact an HR representative during your recruitment process.

Many Town employees live in areas and municipalities that are in close commuting proximity to Breckenridge. These areas include: Park County (Fairplay & Alma), Summit County (Dillon, Silverthorne & Frisco), Lake County (Leadville), and Clear Creek County (Georgetown & Idaho Springs). You can also find information related to rental apartments, condos and homes in the local newspaper (see links below).

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Helpful Information and Links

Real Estate Listings
The Summit County MLS listing provides information regarding homes listed for sale in the Summit and Park County areas. You can do a simple search on "Summit County Real Estate" and a variety of web sites will be listed that will provide you access to the MLS. In addition, a web-search on will provide information regarding local properties being marketed.

Rental Listings
The local newspaper, The Summit Daily News, has listings of rental apartments, condos and homes.  Craigslist-High Rockies is also a predominant resource in the area. Also, check out local Workforce Housing.

Summit Housing Authority
The Summit Combined Housing Authority provides information regarding affordable housing projects in the local Summit County area. In addition, the Housing Authority schedules training for first-time home-buyers and individuals qualifying for government sponsored housing assistance programs.

Breckenridge Tourism Office 
The Breckenridge Tourism Office's web site provides extensive community information for visitors, citizens, business owners and others. Breckenridge events and activities are listed on this web site, as well as maps and information about Breckenridge. In addition, lodging reservations in the area can be made via the website.