Telluride Housing Department
The Telluride Housing Department provides year-round housing for employees who work within the boundaries of the Telluride R-1 School District. All housing developments have been constructed by the Telluride Housing Authority. Shandoka Apartments consists of 134 apartments, a daycare facility, four laundry facilities and offices for administrations and maintenance. Virginia Placer includes 18 apartments, three tiny homes, and a boarding house with capacity for 46 occupants.
The members of the Telluride Town Council sit as the THA Board of Directors and the Town of Telluride manages the property on behalf of THA. The administrative office is shared with the San Miguel Regional Housing Authority.
Applicants or Current Residents with questions are encouraged to call the Telluride Housing Department Office at 970-728-3034 x 1.
Application and Forms:
- Application Packet This application packet can be used to apply for Shandoka Apartments or Virginia Placer Apartments, Tiny Homes or Boarding House. It includes Rent Schedules, Employment Certification, Lawful Presence Affidavit and Leasing Policy.
- Shandoka Apartments Site Map
- Virginia Placer Site Map
- Tiny Homes Site Map
The Boarding House is a unique opportunity to live in a communal environment, while enjoying all that Telluride has to offer. The Telluride Boarding House is now open and accepting applications!
There are 18 single occupancy rooms and 14 double occupancy rooms. There are two large communal kitchens where cooking/baking utensils will be provided. All restrooms are shared and coed. Each resident will be provided furnishings in their apartment, which include a bed with frame and mattress, free-standing closet, desk and chair, window blinds, screen and a mini fridge.
Here are a few good things to know before applying:
- All units are furnished and do not have room for additional furniture. Therefore, please leave your three piece sofa in storage.
- Each resident will be provided a ski locker in addition to their unit. These lockers do not come with locks, we recommend residents bring their own.
- There is EXTREMELY LIMITED PARKING at the Boarding House. There are only 23 parking passes allotted for 46 residents. Do not bring a vehicle if at all possible. If you do bring a vehicle, understand that you may not receive a parking permit allowing you to park in the imminent vicinity of the Boarding House.
- Occupancy of a shared rooms will be assigned per bed. If you are a single renter in a shared room, please note that management will fill the second bed with a second renter.
- Applicants will only be considered if they are 18 years of age or older.
- Absolutely no pets.
- The Telluride Boarding House will provide a small amount of cooking supplies, however, tenants will be responsible for providing the majority of their own kitchen/restroom supplies. A list of what will be provided and what we recommend residents bring is listed below.
- Online Payments. To sign up for online payments, please send an email to Telluride Housing Department with your name and apartment number. You will receive a return email with details on how to sign up.
- Apartment Maintenance Request
- Laundry Maintenance Request
- Laundry Refund Request