Crossing Pointe Groundbreaking – New Senior Housing
THORNTON, CO. – Wednesday, August 8, 2018, elected officials; community leaders; and senior, housing, and health advocates came together today to celebrate the groundbreaking of Crossing Pointe North at 104th and Colorado in Thornton. City of Thornton Mayor Heidi Williams; Cris White, Executive Director and CEO of Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA); Eric Montoya, […]
RTD Approves Low-Income Fares
The RTD Board of Directors approved significant changes to fares across the whole transit system. Previously, discounted fares were only available on a limited basis through human service providers. Starting July 1st, 2019, there will be an unlimited number of “low-income” discounted tickets and passes at 40% off for people living at or below 185% […]
Westminster Pauses Future Development
On Monday, July 23rd, Westminster City Council approved a moratorium on new development for two-thirds of the city while improvements are made to its sewage system. The affected area is roughly north of 92nd. This is in response to extremely fast growth in Westminster including a subsequent 40% increase in sewage flows during the past […]
Nonprofit Program Interns Visit Unison
Today, three interns from The Denver Foundation’s Nonprofit Internship Program spent the morning at Unison. Josie Martinez, Julia Lomas, and Sydney Paige Pollock are interns at area nonprofits (ACLU, Mile High Youth Corps, Access Gallery) learning more about the field and future career opportunities. They spent the morning shadowing Arrah as part of their program […]
80+ Hours Working at Minimum Wage to Afford Housing
As Representative Faith Winter said in a recent post on LinkedIn,”Coloradans should be able to afford to live where they work without working two or three jobs…”, which is why Rep. Winter has introduced legislation three times to establish an affordable housing trust fund to support development of affordable homes. “The housing crisis is growing, […]
PERA Updates – Effect of SB 200
On June 4th, Governor John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 18-200, to reform the PERA retirement plan to make it fully funded or, at least, put it in that direction. According to the Denver Post, “Colorado’s troubled public pension has been pulled back from the fiscal brink.” PERA states that: SB 200 makes changes in several […]
Crossing Pointe – This is Happening!
Last week, ground was broken at 104th and Colorado in Thornton, the future site of the first phase of Crossing Pointe. The first phase is a 64 unit apartment community for seniors. Crossing Pointe is part of the Crossroads Station transit oriented development area. We couldn’t be more excited to have this project underway!
June is National Healthy Homes Month!
JUNE IS NATIONAL HEALTHY HOMES MONTH In the U.S. today, people spend close to 90% of their time indoors. National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM), created by HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH), is an outreach campaign designed to help people connect the dots between their health and their home. This year’s […]
2018 HIPPY Graduation!
The 2017-2018 LIFE HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) Program, served 42 children. Our bilingual graduation was held at Front Range Community College on May 24th, 2018 when 8 children graduated and are on their way to Kindergarten. The graduates received a diploma, a backpack filled with school supplies, and a $25.00 gift […]
Notice of Authority Board Meeting
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