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COVID-19 and Housing Agency Operations

  “Every day is history but some days are more memorable than others, and we are in that period now.” – Peter LiFari, Executive Director of Maiker Housing Partners As the United States faces the coronavirus pandemic, housing leaders across the country are working concurrently to address another one of our most urgent concerns: the […]

We are Maiker Housing Partners

  UNISON HOUSING PARTNERS IS NOW MAIKER HOUSING PARTNERS As of March 1, Unison Housing Partners has changed its name to Maiker Housing Partners. Although the organization underwent a name change in early 2018, going from Adams County Housing Authority to Unison Housing Partners, it received notice from a California-based for-profit entity challenging their use […]

Maiker Housing Partners Awarded $100,000 Colorado Health Foundation Grant

  Maiker Housing Partners recently became the recipient of a $100,000 grant award from the Colorado Health Foundation. The 12-month grant will fund expansion of community organizing and resource navigation to members of affordable communities in Adams County, as well as leadership and public policy advocacy training opportunities for member leaders. Community organizing and resource […]

Jessica Sandgren Joins Maiker Board of Commissioners

Maiker Housing Partners is pleased to announce that Jessica Sandgren has joined our Board of Commissioners. Jessica has served as a councilwoman for the City of Thornton since 2017 and is currently the Mayor Pro Tem. Jessica has a passion for teaching and as a K-12 licensed educator, she taught science for more than a […]

Unison Members Can Participate in Adams County Housing Needs Survey

  Change in our communities starts with feedback from those who live there. In order to better understand resident housing choices, experiences and community needs, Adams County is conducting a housing and economic opportunity study and we’re inviting all members to contribute. The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and is open until […]

Unison Executive Director Joins the Rocky Mountain Cradle to Career Partnership’s Community Leaders Council

  We are excited to announce that at the end of last year, Unison Executive Director Peter LiFari joined the Rocky Mountain Cradle to Career Partnership’s Community Leaders Council (CLC). The council is a group of cross-sector leaders from Adams and Broomfield counties who come together to improve outcomes for youth in the community. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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