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Unison is Moving to Our Permanent Home

Starting on Tuesday, May 22nd, Unison Housing Partners will be open at our new offices in Alto at 3033 W. 71st Avenue in Westminster. The new Unison offices at Alto are the catalyst project for development at Westminster Station. We are proud to add 70 units of affordable homes, Unison’s offices, and the LIFE Center […]

CHFA Announces New LIHTC Rents

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) has published the new Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) rent amounts. In Adams County: A 2 bedroom at 60% Area Median Income (AMI) maximum rent is $1,215. At 30% AMI a 2 bedroom is $506.  

Bring Your Kids to Work Day

Unison celebrated its commitment to families, including employees’ families, and support of teachers with its first annual Bring Your Kids to Work Day at our main offices. This day corresponded with educators marching at the state capital for increased education funding. Unison’s event included food, games, a movie, and much more – not unlike a […]

Celebrating Healthy Families at Village of Greenbriar

To promote Unison’s support of safe, happy, and healthy families, we collaborated with the Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County to have a fun family event at Village of Greenbriar for Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. More than 50 families attended to enjoy food and games, facepainting, and resources for parents. Drew O’Connor, Unison Deputy […]

Unison Housing Partners is excited to announce two additions to its executive team: Drew O’Connor, Deputy Director, and Dana Miller, Director of Finance

Drew O’Connor will be joining the Unison Housing Partners (Unison) team as Deputy Director, and Dana Miller as Director of Finance effective April 23rd, 2018. Peter LiFari, Executive Director, said “I’m excited to welcome Dana and Drew to the Unison team, both bring a passion and commitment to our mission of ending generational poverty in […]

Statement from Unison Housing Partners Executive Director Peter LiFari
President Trump Calls for Stronger Work Requirements

  This past Tuesday, President Trump released an executive order titled “Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility.” This executive order directs his cabinet to enforce social programs’ existing work requirements and if no work requirements exist, propose work requirements. This affects all welfare programs from food stamps to housing. Additionally, the […]

ACHA is now Unison Housing Partners!

– A New Name for the Future – As of March 5, Adams County Housing Authority will be renamed Unison Housing Partners. The new name and brand is reflective of our organization’s progressive approach to housing and ongoing commitment to addressing the multitude of factors impacting family stability and economic self-sufficiency in the 21st century. […]

Unison Announces New Director

– Celebrating Don May, Welcoming Peter LiFari – Effective March 1, long-time Adams County Housing Authority director Don May retired from the organization, leaving a legacy of impactful leadership and innovation. Also effective March 1, the now Unison Housing Partners board of directors appointed Peter LiFari as the organization’s new director. During May’s 26-plus year […]

New Playground Means More Fun for Overlook Children!

The Overlook at Thornton Apartments is going to get a new accessible playground especially for young children! ACHA is proud to announce the Colorado Health Foundation (CHF) has awarded a $46,500 grant for an ADA compliant playground for young children (K-5th grade) and adjacent seating area. ACHA will conduct two community meetings this spring to engage […]

Community Policing Brings Joy to Families

Thirty-two Thornton and Westminster police officers teamed up with Adams County Housing Authority (ACHA) and Low Income Family Empowerment’s HIPPY early childhood education program, to make the holidays brighter at nine affordable housing properties and the Adams County HIPPY holiday party. Officers helped at each location with kids crafts and Santa photos. Each event was attended […]