Become an Advocate
- Have conversations with friends, colleagues and neighbors to learn about their housing challenges – sign up to have a presentation on housing affordability in our community
- Effect policy & regulatory decisions at the local, county and state levels. Check back here regularly to learn about upcoming events and meetings
- Look for opportunities to invest in community impact funds to help increase housing affordability in the Pikes Peak Region
- Advocate for legislation that can make a difference – find and contact your local legislators here.
- Utilize tax benefits through 1031 exchanges, donation of land, etc.
- Approach owners of vacant land with a vision for using the land for housing affordability
- Plan and/or participate in neighborhood meetings to further educate the community about our housing affordability crisis
Be aware of public agencies, school districts, hospitals, universities, and religious organizations that may have surplus property and may be persuaded to joint venture with for-profit or nonprofit developers to create housing affordability.
- Sign up for our newsletter to stay connected and learn about in-person events and discussions surrounding housing affordability.
KNOW LOCAL POLICIES
Connect and Learn
- Visit our policy page to learn about local legislature in Colorado Springs, along with recent updates.
- To connect with your local legislator and let them know you care about affordable housing in your city, visit here.
- Contact Colorado Springs city council members today to let them know you care about affordable housing. A list of city council members and their contact information can be found here: https://coloradosprings.gov/councilmembers
CONNECT WITH LOCAL ADVOCACY GROUPS
Housing Colorado is the voice and action for housing affordability in the state of Colorado. They are an industry resource for all aspects of housing affordability, including professional advocacy, issues expertise, and networking opportunities.
Innovations in Aging Collaborative (IIAC)
IIAC’s Age Friendly Colorado Springs project mission is to create a strategic plan for our community to become an age-friendly city that is welcoming and open to citizens of all ages and encourages a maximum quality of life.
Colorado Springs Faith Table
Advocate For Legislation That Can Make a Difference
HOW TO GUIDES
VIEW OUR RESEARCH
Visit our resources page to see reports on cities similar to Colorado Springs around the United States and how they have approached the issue of housing affordability, along with research conducted by the PPHN on local and state findings.
REQUEST A PRESENTATION ON housing affordability
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