Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Bennet: Enterprise, Partners Win $250,000 Grant to Support Denver Pay-for-Success Initiative to Reduce Homelessness

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that Enterprise Community Partners, along with Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) and Social Impact Solutions, has won a $250,000 grant to advance a pay-for-success initiative to reduce chronic homelessness in Denver. The competitive grant from Nonprofit Finance Fund is funded by the Corporation for National and Community Services Social Innovation Fund. Denver's Housing to Health Initiative will provide housing to 300 chronically homeless people with serious primary and behavioral health challenges.

Gov. Hickenlooper applauds reopening of Fort Lyon as innovative homeless recovery opportunity

DENVER - September 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Fort Lyon reopened today as home to a new collaborative and innovative project that will help end veteran homelessness, reduce chronic homelessness throughout the state and adds jobs in Bent County.

Udall Congratulates Housing Agencies Across Colorado on Receiving Over $1 Million to Combat Veterans...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mark Udall congratulated six Colorado public housing agencies on receiving more than $1 million in competitive grants to help homeless veterans get off of the streets. The competitive grant funds will help provide permanent supportive housing for nearly 200 veterans, many of whom are living with chronic disabling conditions in Denver, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, Aurora, Boulder County, El Paso County and Durango

Fort Lyon provides new tool in statewide effort to end homelessness

DENVER - May 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The State of Colorado announced today the historical veterans’ facility in Bent County will begin serving veterans and chronically homeless individuals from across the state in late August

Emergency Information for Those Affected by the Galena Fire

Washington, DC - March 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Polis issued the following statement regarding the Galena Fire in Larimer County:

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Breaks Ground on New Affordable Housing and Integrated Healthcare...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless has broken ground on the new Stout Street Health Center and Renaissance Stout Street Lofts at 22nd and Stout Streets in Downtown Denver. This landmark property will blend a fully integrated health care center serving homeless and at-risk families and individuals with seventy-eight units of affordable, supportive housing. The expected completion date is April 2014.

Udall Congratulates Housing Agencies Across Colorado on Receiving $561,597 in Competitive Housing Grants

Clark, CO - September 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mark Udall congratulated housing agencies in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, Larimer and Mesa counties on their receipt of $561,597 in competitive grant funds to help families succeed and escape homelessness.

Udall Congratulates Denver Nonprofits on Receiving More than $1.2 Million to Help Homeless Veterans

September 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mark Udall congratulated two Denver nonprofits, the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and Volunteers of America’s Colorado branch, on receiving more than $1.2 million in competitive grant funds to provide critical housing services to homeless veterans.

TWO NEW FACILITIES OPEN TO RESPOND TO THE INCREASE OF HOMELESSNESS

Denver, CO - June 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and its subsidiary Renaissance Housing Development Corporation have just completed a newly constructed, 101 unit, mixed-use, supportive housing development at West Colfax Avenue and Zenobia Street, to meet the housing and healthcare needs of homeless and low-income families and individuals. The Renaissance West End Flats and West End Heath Center now sit on the site of the former biker bar – the Shuffle Inn – helping to revitalize the West Colfax Corridor.

Fourth Annual LoDo Loft Tour to Benefit Family Homestead Non-profit for Homeless Families

DENVER, CO - July 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- HomeSteaders, the auxiliary support group for the non-profit Family HomeStead organization, will host its Fourth Annual LoDo Loft Tour on Sunday, July 24, 2011 from 2-5 p.m. Family HomeStead provides emergency and transitional housing and case management for homeless families with dependent children

CAR Housing Foundation Helps Dig Homeless Shelters Out

Englewood, Colo – February 5, 2007- The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR), through its Housing Opportunity Foundation (CARHOF), is responding to weather-related emergency needs at three Denver area homeless shelters with a combined grant of $30,000. Sub-freezing temperatures, combined with frequent snow storms have forced thousands of additional homeless families and individuals to seek these services thus placing severe economic strain on the resources of all three organizations

Congressman Salazar announces $139,962 in federal funding to help homeless veterans in Grand Junction

WASHINGTON, DC - June 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congressman John Salazar announced that $139,962 in federal funding has been appropriated to help homeless veterans in the Grand Junction area find housing. The funding was made available through the 2010 Omnibus Appropriations Act. Congressman Salazar serves on the House Appropriations Committee which oversees the distribution of federal appropriation funding. The $139,962 is going to the Grand Junction Housing Authority which has partnered with the Grand Junction VA Medical Center to provide rental assistance vouchers under a supportive housing program for homeless veterans

Bennet Works to Forbid Mortgage Providers From Moving Forward on Potentially-Preventable Home Foreclosures

Washington, DC - March 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, today sent a letter to the U.S. Treasury Department encouraging them to forbid mortgage providers from initiating or continuing the foreclosure process until they determine whether a homeowner is eligible for mortgage loan assistance through the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). The Treasury is reportedly considering this change as part of its loan modification program

Gov. Ritter Announces Projects to Mend Colorado’s Tattered Safety Net

December 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) --Gov. Bill Ritter today joined the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and dozens of community members to break ground on a 98-unit apartment building for the chronically homeless and low-income. Future tenants who are currently homeless will help construct the building in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.

MEDIA ADVISORY: GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY – AFFORDABLE HOUSING

December 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and Renaissance Housing Development Corporation, its development subsidiary, is constructing a new, mixed income, supportive housing development at the northwest corner of Colfax Avenue and Pearl Street in the Uptown neighborhood to meet the varied housing needs of Denver. The site is a vacant 25,000 square foot parcel.

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