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Megan, 2022 JumpStart Graduate

I had to move away from home with little to no real-world experience. Although I have been adulting for many years since then, a lot of the opportunities that the JumpStart program offers, were never offered, or simply cost too much money for me to seek out. For these reasons, my computer skills are More...

By |2023-04-14T15:41:33-06:00April 14th, 2023|JumpStart|

Shelter from homelessness with nutritious food and health services

During the two hours each week, UCHealth employees have built meaningful relationships with Redtail Ponds residents and helped to identify other health gaps, such as pain management and care coordination. CHI has held nutrition and mindfulness classes and added acupuncturist Bruce Hinckley from CHI, who now spends one hour a week caring for residents More...

By |2023-03-31T10:18:22-06:00March 16th, 2023|Community Stories, Community Stories Featured|

Housing Catalyst celebrates grand opening of Oak 140

On February 23, 2023, Housing Catalyst celebrated the grand opening of Oak 140. Developed in partnership with the Downtown Development Authority, the beautiful new mixed-use building in downtown Fort Collins is home to 79 apartments with affordable rents. At the ceremony, remarks were given by Housing Catalyst CEO Julie Brewen, Housing Catalyst Chief Real More...

By |2023-02-24T21:34:22-06:00February 24th, 2023|Development, News, News Featured|

Housing Catalyst, BHS Impact Fund Grantee, provides innovative programs for individuals with complex needs

Housing Catalyst received a grant from the BHS Impact Fund Grant Program to fund a Behavioral Heath Clinician (BHC) to provide therapeutic services for residents living in Permanent Supportive Housing.  The clinician supports the stability and behavioral health of 120 formerly homeless residents by providing crisis intervention, individual and group therapy, case management, and More...

By |2023-03-31T10:23:56-06:00January 31st, 2023|Community Stories, Community Stories Featured|

Oak 140 opens to residents

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Oak 140, Housing Catalyst's newest affordable apartment community, opened its doors to residents this month. The five-story mixed-use building at the corner of Remington Street and Oak Street is home to 79 apartments as well as a parking garage and two commercial spaces. Made possible through a partnership between Housing More...

By |2023-01-30T10:38:02-06:00January 30th, 2023|Development, News, News Featured|

Housing Catalyst awarded $430,776 in funding for Mainstream vouchers

On January 4, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the award of $24.7 million to 98 local public housing authorities across the country. The funding is designed to provide permanent affordable homes to non-elderly persons with disabilities. Housing Catalyst received 30 additional Mainstream vouchers totaling $326,776, along with $104,000 in Extraordinary Administrative More...

By |2023-01-12T10:23:50-06:00January 12th, 2023|News, News Featured|

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 housing assistance, and coordinating community programs and services. As a mission-driven real estate developer with decades of experience in local More...

By |2022-12-01T14:28:00-06:00December 1st, 2022|News, News Featured|

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 hands, signifying how members of a community both reach out for help and extend a helping hand to others. An More...

By |2022-10-10T08:29:57-06:00September 12th, 2022|Community Stories, Community Stories Featured, News|

Mason Place honored with 2022 Urban Design Award

Mason Place has been honored with a City of Fort Collins 2022 Urban Design Award. The Permanent Supportive Housing community is the first ever honoree in the new housing award category. The housing award category covers any housing design project that advances the City’s Housing Strategic Plan vision – everyone has stable, healthy housing More...

By |2022-09-13T15:25:50-06:00August 4th, 2022|Development, News, News Featured|
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