City Council approves controversial Briargate apartment complex

By Austin Sack (COLORADO SPRINGS) — Colorado Springs City Council has denied an appeal against an affordable housing complex set to be built in the Briargate area, near Union Boulevard and North Powers Boulevard. Some community members who live nearby are opposed to the project and said they are ready to take the decision to […]

EDITORIAL: An out-of-the-box housing option for Colorado

The Gazette editorial board- Mar 7, 2024 As the Legislature ponders proposals to kickstart long-idled — and much-needed— condo construction in our state, a recent initiative by the governor reminds us there’smore than one path toward affordable housing. Gov. Jared Polis’ economic development office and the state housing financing authorityhave announced loans to eight developers […]

New Pikes Peak Housing Network hopes to tackle Colorado Springs’ housing woes

By Rich Laden Mar 1, 2024 Updated Mar 6, 2024 Can anything be done to increase the supply of housing and expand affordable housing options in Colorado Springs and surrounding areas? The Pikes Peak Housing Network hopes to explore those problems — and find solutions. Community leaders, along with business and housing organizations, formed the nonprofit last summer […]

March Newsletter

There is much activity in the local and state housing arenas. So many organizations are working hard to ensure our community has access to housing they can afford. Likewise, our housing developers are finding innovative ways to build housing more efficiently at lower prices. The house above is from Classic Homes Portrait Collection, a smaller home […]

Colorado Springs school district plans teacher housing on district property

Sun, February 4, 2024  Article by James Powel, USA Today A Colorado School district said that it is planning to build affordable homes for its employees Saturday. Harrison School District 2 in Colorado Springs is in the planning stages of building 20, 352-square-feet duplexes on an acre parcel at the district’s Mountain Vista Community School, according to the […]

So Colorado Business Forum & Digest I Vol. 2, No. 1

January 30, 2024 Visit the link below to read the recent Southern Colorado Business Forum & Digest publication, Southern Colorado’s Economic Vibes. Within this report, you will find updates from around the Pikes Peak Region including articles by Jeanne Davant on “Housing Legislative Priorities for Business Advocates”, “Solutions Sought for Lack of ‘Missing Middle’ Housing”, […]

Pine Creek neighbors appeal controversial Briargate apartments

Jan 19, 2024 Updated Jan 23, 2024 Article By Breeanna Jent Pine Creek residents are preparing to take their fight against plans to build hundreds of new apartments in Briargate to the Colorado Springs City Council. Preserve Pine Creek Village, a group of Pine Creek neighbors, on Thursday formally appealed the Planning Commission’s Jan. 10 approval of […]

Welcome to 2024!

Tuesday, January 16, 2024 Happy 2024 from Pikes Peak Housing Network. I have now been leading this new organization for over two months and I’m excited about the great work being accomplished towards increasing the supply of affordable and attainable housing in the Pikes Peak region. Many leaders are working to build housing, improve our […]

First for Pikes Peak Housing Network

PPHN recently received a $15,000 grant award from the Inasmuch Foundation. We are grateful for the Inasmuch Foundation’s support for affordable and attainable housing.

Housing and care costs leave aging Americans with limited options

DECEMBER 1, 2023 With adults over 65 already 17% of the U.S. population, communities need to prepare for the growing number of older adults who need both affordable housing and care, experts say. It’s difficult for just about anyone to find housing these days. But for older adults who need care as well as safe […]