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 […]

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 […]

New Executive Director Announced for Pikes Peak Housing Network Organization

Colorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development Corporation Announces New Executive Director for Pikes Peak Housing Network Organization FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Inquiries: Jayne Mhono, Communications ManagerColorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development Corporation719.309.7741 | PPHN Contact Name: David Lord, phone/e-mail: 719-661-0589,, or RandyScott, phone/e-mail: 719-213-3923, Colorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development Corporation Announces New […]

Surveys shed light on housing availability

November 30, 2022-The Affordable Housing Collaborative endorsed the passage of Proposition 123, which passed by a 52.6% to 47.4% statewide margin. It dedicates 0.1% of state income tax revenue, in years where state revenues exceed the TABOR limit for affordable housing programs, including aid to develop more housing and assistance for certain renters and homebuyers. Read […]

Retool COS Update

Fall 2020 Newsletter Article by BJ Scott, co-founder of the Affordable Housing Collaborative and longtime health care expert across the Pikes Peak Region. Colorado Springs is undergoing a comprehensive revision of its zoning code right now, which presents a huge opportunity for positive change. The process, known as RetoolCOS, began in January 2020 and will likely […]

Interview with Toby Gannett

Toby Gannett is not only a developer of affordable housing, but Gannett has also cumulatively served more than six decades on corporate, privately held, family, and non-profit boards of directors and boards of advisors. On these boards, he has been chairman, vice-chairman, secretary, and interim treasurer. He has served as chairman of executive, governance, and […]

Affordable Housing Collaborative Updates

September 2022– Newsletter Article by BJ Scott, co-founder of the Affordable Housing Collaborative and longtime health care expert across the Pikes Peak Region. We are excited to report that we have had traction on the following recommendations:  In July 2022 Colorado Springs City Council passed an ordinance that the owner of a qualifying affordable housing project (new […]