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Affordable Apartments and Rentals in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado

For more than fifty years, Housing Catalyst has been building community in Northern Colorado. We address the growing need for affordable homes through innovative, sustainable, community-focused solutions—developing and managing residential properties, administering housing assistance, and coordinating community programs and services.
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Housing Catalyst’s apartment communities and housing assistance programs can help make home more affordable for you. Learn more >

Current Residents

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Property Owners

Own a rental house or apartment? Learn the benefits of partnering with Housing Catalyst as a property manager. Property Manager Hub >

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Development Partners

Find out how you can partner with Housing Catalyst as a developer, investor, or vendor. Learn More >

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Maintenance Requests

Housing Catalyst is dedicated to responding to maintenance requests as quickly as possible.
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Resident FAQs

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JumpStart Program for Residents

Designed to help families gain education and career skills to move toward self-sufficiency.

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Offering support to thousands of families since 1971

Housing Catalyst strives to make living in Fort Collins affordable regardless of income

Providing Northern Colorado residents with affordable living options is a pressing challenge, but it’s not a new one. For fifty years Housing Catalyst has transformed neighborhoods, provided stable homes for families, and built community in Fort Collins. Read More >

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downtown community
Oak 140

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Artist Noé Barnett installs murals at Oak 140

On September 9, artist Noé Barnett unveiled two murals he created for Housing Catalyst’s newest affordable housing development, Oak 140. The murals feature Barnett’s signature floral designs and visible light spectrum combined with outstretched More...

KUNC: ‘A Roof Over Your Head’

Alison Perkins, 51, had gotten used to sleeping outside in freezing cold temperatures after she lost her home due to financial and personal problems two years ago. Each day was a struggle to survive, she More...

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Housing Catalyst supports new Land Development Code

Dear Neighbors, For more than fifty years, Housing Catalyst has been building community in Northern Colorado. We address the growing need for affordable homes through innovative, sustainable, community-focused solutions—developing and managing residential properties, administering More...

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Audit & Finance Committee

The Housing Catalyst Audit & Finance Committee meets the second Monday of the month from 3:30-5 p.m. This is a hybrid meeting, with participants from our Mountain Office and virtually More...

Development Committee

The Housing Catalyst Development Committee meets the first Monday of every month from 3:00-4:30 p.m. This is a virtual meeting hosted on Zoom. If you would like to attend as More...

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Housing Catalyst is hiring!

We have great opportunities for people who are passionate about building community and inspiring change. Check out our employment page for more information.

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