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Housing Catalyst wins two Colorado & Mountain Plains NAHRO Awards

Housing Catalyst was recognized with two awards at the Colorado & Mountain Plains National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) Annual Conference. The awards were presented during the conference held May 7-10, 2024 in Vail, Colorado. People Award: Traci McGraw For more than two decades, Traci McGraw has More...

By |2024-05-16T15:33:40-06:00May 16th, 2024|News, News Featured|

Housing Catalyst On Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Honor Roll

Initiative Recognizes Public Housing Agencies as Portal to Early Learning Success The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading added Housing Catalyst to its Public Housing Communities Honor Roll. Honorees employ strategies and tactics that leverage the resources of public housing agencies and organizations to advance seamless systems of coordinated and aligned care, services, and family supports More...

By |2024-04-29T15:24:37-06:00April 29th, 2024|News, News Featured|

Request for Proposals: General Contractors

Housing Catalyst has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for General Contractors for the Village on Eastbrook, a new affordable housing project located at 3221 Eastbrook Drive in Fort Collins. Responses are due no later than 10:00 a.m. MDT on Friday, May 10, 2024. Details & Attachments Request for Proposals for General Contractors More...

By |2024-04-09T10:19:43-06:00April 9th, 2024|Development, News|

Housing Catalyst awarded $272,829 to help homeless veterans find permanent housing

In an effort to help homeless veterans and their families find permanent housing, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $14 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers to 66 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) across the country for over 1,400 vouchers. Housing More...

By |2024-03-01T11:16:18-06:00March 1st, 2024|News, News Featured|

Housing Catalyst awarded $1.6 million in Proposition 123 Land Banking funds for Village on Eastbrook

On January 31, Gov. Jared Polis, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), and Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) announced Housing Catalyst as one of the first 16 recipients of the voter approved Proposition 123 Land Banking funds. This funding is intended to support Colorado communities as they acquire and More...

By |2024-01-31T16:30:30-06:00January 31st, 2024|Development, News, News Featured|

Housing Catalyst awarded GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

For the tenth consecutive year, Housing Catalyst has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Housing Catalyst received the certificate for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022. The report was judged by an impartial panel to More...

By |2024-01-30T15:10:35-06:00January 30th, 2024|News, News Featured|

Housing Catalyst breaks ground on Village on Impala renovation and redevelopment

On October 3, 2023, Housing Catalyst celebrated breaking ground on the updated and expanded Village on Impala, a thoughtfully designed project that will provide 86 homes with affordable rents in northwest Fort Collins. The community will feature four newly constructed apartment buildings, twelve renovated duplexes, a new clubhouse and leasing office, active greenspace with More...

By |2024-01-31T16:27:10-06:00October 3rd, 2023|Development, News, News Featured|

One Voice for Housing supports the adoption of the Land Use Code

OneVoice for Housing is a network of organizations and leaders supporting equitable housing policies in Fort Collins in pursuit of affordable housing for all. Together, OneVoice includes every major developer of permanently affordable housing in our community. We are housing experts, and we believe our combined voice adds value to the community. We know More...

By |2023-12-18T11:41:58-06:00October 2nd, 2023|News, News Featured|

Housing Catalyst Village on Impala Groundbreaking

Housing Catalyst Commissioners have been invited to attend the Village on Impala Groundbreaking on Tuesday, October 3 at 10 a.m. The event is being held at the Village on Impala project site at 400 Impala Circle in Fort Collins. As there are three or more members of the Housing Catalyst Board of Commissioners that More...

By |2023-12-18T11:41:59-06:00October 2nd, 2023|Events|

Housing Catalyst monitoring possible government shutdown

As Congress works to pass a temporary spending bill, Housing Catalyst is preparing for the possibility of a partial government shutdown. Federal funding for agriculture, energy and water, military construction and veterans affairs, transportation and housing programs is set to expire on January 19, 2024. Funding for the Departments of Health and Human Services, More...

By |2024-01-17T13:47:33-06:00September 29th, 2023|News, News Featured|
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