While we do not offer any Employee Housing, there are many great housing options available in Mt. Crested Butte, in the town of Crested Butte, CB South (11 miles south of Mt. Crested Butte), Almont (21 miles south of Mt. Crested Butte) and Gunnison (30 miles south of Mt. Crested Butte). Rentals will cost on average $500- $1400 per room a month depending on quality and location. For those seeking accommodations outside of Mt. Crested Butte, free buses operate throughout the valley and offer a convenient and greener way to get from home to work! Check out the following businesses and publications to find housing in the area.  

Housing Information



The Gunnison Valley Regional Housing Authority

The GVRHA’s mission is to advocate, plan, and provide a long-term supply of desirable and affordable housing in Gunnison County. Visit their website, gvrha.org, for a list of affordable rentals in the valley and instructions on how to apply.

3 Rivers Resort

Winter Only option located in Almont. Single and multiple occupancy cabins located riverside with a quick walk to the bus stop. Mid November to May 1st lease. There is a $300 application fee that will go towards deposit if accepted. Call for more information and an up to date list of available rentals. 970-641-1303

Extended Stay Motels

There are multiple properties located in Gunnison that offer extended stay options for guests year round. Rates, accommodation types, availability and varies often. For the most up to date information you should use your browser to search for extended stay motels in Gunnison. The Econolodge, The Water Wheel Inn, ABC Motel, and The Sherpa Inn are all great properties that could serve as seasonal options.

Property Management Companies

Crested Butte Lodging at www.crestedbuttelodging.com and Peak Properties at www.peakcb.com both have online databases of available rentals as well as waitlists for those looking for six months to year long leases.

Print & Online Resources

The Crested Butte News, www.crestedbuttenews.com, is Crested Butte’s weekly paper that prints on Thursday’s. A full list of classifieds is available through their website.  The Gunnison Country Shopper, www.gunnisonshopper.com, is our Valley’s classified paper that prints on Wednesdays. You can also view all classified online through their website. The Gunnison Country Times, www.gunnisontimes.com, is Gunnison’s weekly paper that prints on Thursdays. Full classifieds can be viewed online. *TIP* these websites update on the day the paper prints so for the most up to date availabilities search their website on the day of print.

The Craigslist sites Western Slope and High Rockies are also great options for finding long term rentals but be sure to search the below towns and zip codes to be sure your rental property is located within a reasonable distance.     (zip codes 81224 for Crested Butte, 81225 for Mt. Crested Butte, 81230 for Gunnison)

If Facebook is your thing you can join the below pages to search for rental properties:

Crested Butte Market Place
Gunnison Valley/Crested Butte Market Place

This is a great option for singles looking for rooms to rent or sublease. You also have the option of creating your “In Search of Housing"