Accomplishments

Total Concept has completed over 800 homeownership projects with total loans of over $10 million provided. In addition to the original Owner Occupied Rehabilitation Program, 4 additional programs have been added: Down Payment/Closing Cost Assistance Program, Self Help Rehab and the Build-it Own-it Program.

The Property Management program continues to be a vital part of Total Concept's organization.  Total Concept owns or manages 214 affordable housing apartment units located in La Junta, Las Animas, Rocky Ford, Eads, Walsenburg, and Salida.

Total Concept manages the Las Animas/Bent County Housing Authority. We provide oversight for the Housing Choices Voucher Program, ensuring safe, decent, and affordable housing to those families most in need. 

The Total Concept organization has been a part of many diverse community development projects including the development of a one-mile walking trail and picnic area, assisted living facility, parking lots, downtown renovation projects in 5 communities, the renovation of a historic train station to create the organizations former office space, the renovation of an old movie theater into a community facility and securing funds for parks, sports fields, a library and rescue vehicles.

  • Over 800 loans to families with incomes less than 80% of the area median income
  • Current loan portfolio over $4.5 million
  • $30 million in funding has been brought into the area, with another 7 million in leveraged funds.
  • 36 new homes have been built
  • Dilapidated apartment units have been renovated
  • A 29 bed assisted living facility, including 16 medicaid beds has been developed.
  • Downtown renovations in 5 communities have been developed
  • Numerous recreational and park facilities have been completed
  • 58 families have been relocated outside the flood plain area in North La Junta
  • Renovations and construction of libraries, schools, railway depots, community facilities and ADA accessible projects
  • Funds for fire and rescue were secured
  • Numerous water and sewer projects for underserved communities have been completed
  • Own and Manage a 25 unit tax credit property in Las Animas
  • Own and manage a 24 unit subsidized apartment complex in La Junta that has been entirely renovated
  • Manage a new apartment complex in Salida.
  • Own and manage a 20 unit complex for developmentally disabled in La Junta
  • Awarded the Eagle Award from Rural Housing NOW in 1992
  • Received an award from HUD Secretary, Henry Cisneros, for “excellence in utilizing CDBG funds in furthering community development.
  • Recognized by the State Representative, Clarice Navarro, for TCHCDC's service to the community.
  • Received El Pomar's Award for Excellence in 2012.