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Housing Catalyst shares plans for Impala redevelopment

Housing Catalyst is sharing early plans for their redevelopment of several properties off of Impala drive. The project will include the current Village on Impala as well as connected properties that are currently under HUD review for disposition approval. Adding Homes and Community Features The Impala sites currently house 11 single family homes More...

By |2022-04-29T17:23:27-06:00March 23rd, 2022|Development, News, News Featured|0 Comments

Housing Catalyst increases availability of affordable homes through Section 18 disposition

Housing Catalyst is moving forward with a Section 18 disposition that will increase the number of affordable homes in Fort Collins. The agency currently owns and manages 70 affordable rental units throughout Fort Collins that are part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) public housing program. Housing Catalyst plans to sell More...

By |2022-05-09T11:43:23-06:00February 24th, 2022|Development, News, News Featured|0 Comments

Housing Catalyst joins Moving to Work

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Housing Catalyst has been selected to join the latest cohort of the Moving to Work Demonstration Program. Moving to Work (MTW) provides public housing authorities (PHAs) with the opportunity to design and test innovative, locally designed strategies that use Federal dollars more efficiently, help residents find More...

By |2022-08-25T09:21:30-06:00January 28th, 2022|MTW, News, News Featured|0 Comments

Nov. 30 – Village on Bryan Resident Meeting

Village on Bryan residents are invited to attend a virtual meeting on Tuesday, November 30 from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information about the renovation, visit our Village on Bryan Renovation page. Join Zoom Meeting Questions? Contact Senior Project Manager Nichole Rex at [email protected]

By |2022-05-16T09:53:19-06:00November 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

November is Homelessness Awareness Month

As the Public Housing Authority serving Fort Collins, Wellington, and Larimer County, Housing Catalyst connects individuals and families with the assistance they need to afford a home. Through programs like Housing Choice Vouchers and Permanent Supportive Housing, Housing Catalyst moves hundreds of community members out of homelessness and stabilizes thousands of families at risk More...

By |2021-11-16T11:50:55-06:00November 15th, 2021|News, News Featured|0 Comments

2021 Colorado NAHRO Leader in Housing Awards

The Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials announced they will honor Housing Catalyst with three Leader in Housing Awards for 2021. The awards will be presented on November 9 at the Colorado NAHRO Leaders in Housing event in Golden, Colorado. Leadership Through Partnership Award More...

By |2021-10-25T13:35:57-06:00October 25th, 2021|News, News Featured|0 Comments

Housing Catalyst and the Downtown Development Authority celebrate breaking ground on Oak 140

On September 30, Housing Catalyst and the Downtown Development Authority celebrated a milestone for the new Oak 140 development. After years of preparation and planning, construction officially began on the five-story, mixed-use building. Representatives from Housing Catalyst, the Downtown Development Authority, and the City of Fort Collins break ground on More...

By |2022-04-29T12:12:46-06:00October 5th, 2021|Development, News, News Featured|0 Comments

2020 Annual Report

In 2020, Housing Catalyst served more than 4,300 community members. The agency built 60 new apartments for permanent supportive housing, managed 1,093 local residences, and provided 3,500 meals through the JumpStart program. Housing Catalyst received $1,073,919 through the CARES Act to help navigate and mitigate the COVID-19 outbreak in our community. Funds were used More...

By |2021-09-14T13:52:09-06:00September 14th, 2021|Reports, Reports Featured|0 Comments

Housing Catalyst: 50 Years of Building Community

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. “Developing affordable housing is a complex challenge,” said Housing Catalyst Chief Executive Officer Julie Brewen. “But investing More...

By |2022-04-29T12:23:31-06:00September 13th, 2021|Development, News, News Featured|0 Comments

Housing Catalyst honored for 50 years of building community

On September 7, the City Council of Fort Collins will issue a Proclamation in recognition of Housing Catalyst’s 50th anniversary. Over the past five decades, Housing Catalyst has transformed neighborhoods, provided stable homes for families, and built community in Northern Colorado. “We are grateful to have such a longstanding, quality partnership with Housing Catalyst who More...

By |2021-09-21T14:18:59-06:00August 30th, 2021|News, News Featured|0 Comments
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