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Year: 2019

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Unison Responds to Proposed Rule Change to SNAP

This month, Unison submitted a letter opposing the administration’s proposed rule that would eliminate the Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility option in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – one of our nation’s most effective anti-poverty programs that plays an important role in connecting people of all ages, backgrounds, and zip codes to needed food. The rule […]

ALTO residents featured in Denverite story on community organizing

Read the Denverite article from Oct. 17, 2019 Local reporter Donna Bryson eloquently writes about the need for affordable housing in Adams County, specifically Westminster, and the struggle to educate the community on not just the process for these developments to come to life, but the stories of the residents who are in need of […]

Peter LiFari Elected President of Mountain Plains NAHRO

  WESTMINSTER, COLO. – Unison Housing Partners is proud to announce Peter LiFari has been elected to serve a two-year term as president of the Mountain Plains NAHRO beginning on October 13, 2019. LiFari previously held the Senior Vice-President position within the Mountain Plains NAHRO board of directors. He is also an active member of […]

Crossing Pointe North Coming Soon!

Crossing Pointe North is Unison Housing Partners’ newest affordable housing development under construction in Thornton and scheduled to open this fall. This new development will feature 64 apartment homes for low-income seniors earning 30, 40, 50 and 60 percent of the Area Median Income. This type of development is particularly needed in the Thornton community […]

Unison Executive Director Responds to Proposed Amendments to Federal Public Charge Regulations

  Earlier this month, the Department of Homeland Security announced its final rule on “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds”– the policies used by the agency to determine whether an individual applying for admission or adjustment of status is inadmissible to the U.S. While the federal government could always deny an individual entry into the U.S. or […]

Breaking the Cycle of Generational Poverty in Adams County

  Denise Nation, like many others struggling to keep their heads above the financial waters, felt like there were a lot of “no’s” in her life. “Growing up, I never imagined I’d be able to own a home,” said Denise. “I never had a checking or savings account and had no idea how to budget. […]

Unison Housing Partners Receives Funding for New Affordable Housing Project

  WESTMINSTER, COLO. (June 3, 2019) – Unison Housing Partners has been awarded federal and state tax credits from the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority for the development of a new multifamily, mixed-income affordable housing project in unincorporated Adams County. Once completed, the project will provide 116 new apartment homes. Located at 7401 Broadway, the […]

New Laws Help Address Colorado’s Affordable Housing Crisis

  On May 17, 2019, Governor Polis signed four bills into law at Unison’s headquarters at Alto Apartments in Westminster. In all, the four bills allocate $230 million over the next five years for affordable housing. It’s estimated the investment could triple the supply of affordable housing statewide. Alto resident Mike Medina helped champion the […]

Coming Soon – Beautiful Apartments for Seniors in Thornton

Affordable Senior Housing Crossing Pointe North is Unison Housing Partners’ newest affordable housing development under construction in Thornton.  The 64 rental apartments include 50 one-bedroom and 14 two-bedroom units, and are age and income-restricted.  To qualify, the head of household must be 62 years of age or older.  Although many factors are reviewed, a household […]

Adams County Office Building Transforming into Affordable Housing

Unison’s 7401 Broadway project gets another mention, this time on Westminster Window and Northglenn Thornton Sentinel. This project is unique in many ways- Adams County, for the first-time ever, has donated land and building for affordable housing purposes. This 40,000 sq.ft. office building is getting re-purposed into a great place to live for 116 households, […]

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