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Mary Ruth Place Rentals Available for Frisco/Ten Mile Basin Employees

The Town of Frisco has opened the pre-lottery application process for Mary Ruth Place, an 8-unit workforce housing rental development on Galena. The application deadline is October 5; the new apartments will be available for lease beginning November 15 through December 1. An open house will be held on September 25th at noon with RSVPs going through Kelsey Moorhouse.

“One of the things we know from the workforce housing needs analysis is that there is a tremendous demand for rental units,” Mayor Gary Wilkinson said. “So we’re really excited to be able bring the Mary Ruth Place project to downtown Frisco for this segment of the workforce.”

The development includes 1 studio, 6 one bedroom units and 2 two-bedroom units. The site is conveniently located in downtown Frisco, with easy access to public transit, trails and the Summit County Recpath System. Apartments are pet friendly and smoke free, and each comes with one parking space. Each apartment includes a washer and dryer and a storage locker or garage. Rental rates at Mary Ruth Place are $1,270 for the studio and $1530 per month for the one-and two bedroom units.

The lottery will be held on October 12. The first lottery, for 4 units, is available to applicants who work at least 30 hours per week in the Frisco/Ten Mile Basin which includes Frisco, Copper Mountain and the unincorporated areas of Frisco. The unit mix available in this lottery are: 1 studio, 2 one bedroom and 1 two-bedroom units. The second lottery will also be held on October 12 and will be reserved for Town of Frisco employees.

Applicants selected through the lottery process will be required to complete a full rental application, credit check and criminal background check. Successful applicants will be required to sign a lease with a start date between November 15 and December 1. For detailed information on, eligibility requirements, the application process and leases, visit the Mary Ruth Place website page. 

Summit Homes is the general contractor and the Town selected NV5 as the Owner’s Representative for the project. The architect was local firm tc3 Architects. The Town of Frisco will provide day-to-day property management services at Mary Ruth Place.

For more information contact Kelsey Moorhouse at or call 970-668-5276.