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 […]

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 […]

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 | jmhono@cscedc.com PPHN Contact Name: David Lord, phone/e-mail: 719-661-0589, dlord@dlordinvest.com, or RandyScott, phone/e-mail: 719-213-3923, rlscottconsult@gmail.com Colorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development Corporation Announces New […]

Gov. Jared Polis touts factory-built homes as part of affordable housing solution

Gov. Jared Polis says expanding affordable housing will be a top priority of his over the next four years. In his Colorado State of the State address, the governor said everything ties back to housing — water, climate goals, the economy and transportation. He said if the state doesn’t act now, it will reach the point […]

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 […]

$35M affordable housing project approved for Southeast

August 2, 2021– El Paso County commissioners have approved tax breaks for a 137-unit affordable housing apartment complex in the city’s Southeast. Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority will oversee the project, to be built by the Kansas-based Cohen-Esrey Development Group. Read More…