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So far Rachel Gaisford has created 44 blog entries.

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 |2023-12-18T11:42:04-06:00January 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 |2023-12-18T11:42:22-06:00January 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 |2024-03-28T17:07:14-06:00January 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 |2023-12-18T11:42:23-06:00December 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 |2023-12-18T11:42:23-06:00September 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 |2023-12-18T11:42:24-06:00August 4th, 2022|Development, News, News Featured|

Comment Period for Annual Agency Plans

Housing Catalyst and Larimer Housing Authority announce a comment period and public hearing for review of the Agency Annual Plan for 2023. The comment period is 45 days effective Monday July 11, 2022, thru Thursday August 25, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. The public hearing will be held Monday, August 29, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. More...

By |2023-12-18T11:42:24-06:00July 11th, 2022|News|

Resident Advisory Board Meeting: June 30 at 1 p.m.

Share your thoughts on Housing Catalyst's 2023 Annual Public Housing Agency Plan Please join us for a virtual discussion of Housing Catalyst’s 2023 agency plan. This plan outlines Housing Catalyst’s mission and long-term goals, as well as defining the agency’s approach to managing programs and services for the upcoming year, including the potential to More...

By |2023-12-18T11:42:24-06:00June 27th, 2022|News|

Redtail Ponds and Mason Place host barbecues with Fort Collins Police

This spring, Housing Catalyst was able to renew a tradition that had been paused by the pandemic. Fort Collins Police joined residents as Mason Place and Redtail Ponds for some good food and great conversations. Redtail Ponds began hosting the “trust-building barbecues” to give residents and law enforcement a chance to get to know More...

By |2023-12-18T11:42:25-06:00June 16th, 2022|Community Stories, Community Stories Featured|

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

For the eighth 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, 2020. The report was judged by an impartial panel to meet the More...

By |2023-12-18T11:42:25-06:00June 16th, 2022|News, News Featured|
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