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. The Sunnyside lottery application period is now closed. For more information, please visit the Sunnyside Housing Project.

Housing Opportunities: 

There are currently 150 People on the waiting list for Shandoka, Virginia Placer, and The Tiny Homes. Applicants or current residents with questions are encouraged to call the Telluride Housing Department Office at 970-508-4471. 

  • Shandoka Apartments consists of 134 apartments, a daycare facility, four laundry facilities, and offices for administration and maintenance. 
  • Virginia Placer includes 18 apartments and three tiny homes.
  • The Telluride Boarding House includes single and double occupancy rooms, accommodating a total of 46 occupants. All units have shared bathrooms. There are two communal kitchens and living areas.

For After-Hours Emergencies, please call


The Big 3

All housing developments have been constructed by the Telluride Housing Authority.

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 Housing Department administrative office is shared with the San Miguel Regional Housing Authority.