As housing costs rise nationwide, the City continues to work successfully with the development community to bring new affordable housing online by implementing HomeCOS, the city’s affordable and attainable housingAttainable housing means decent, attractive, safe, and sanitary accommodation that is... Read more
City residents are invited to attend “Renter Rights 101,” a free information session scheduled for Tuesday, May 4 from 6-8 p.m.
This workshop features Colorado Legal Services attorney Clinton Albert. Participants can learn about lease basics, reasonable accommodations and modifications, deposits,... Read more
HomeCOS update shows City continuing to achieve Mayor’s goal of supporting 1,000 affordable units per year. Currently, 1,703 affordable multi-family units are either under construction or expected to begin construction in the next year.
The Community Development Division is inviting the public to review the 2023 draft Annual Action Plan, which lays out the use for 2022 federal block grant funds received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A virtual public hearing will take place on Jan. 4 at 6 p.m.to present... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs invites residents, advocates and stakeholders to participate in free public meetings Oct. 26 and 27 to share their experiences and views on affordable housing, infrastructure and services for low- and moderate-income community members. Public input will be used to... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs is pleased to partner with Catholic Charities to implement the second round of our Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) funding. Funded by the American Rescue Plan Act, ERAP is designed to assist low-income renters impacted by the direct and indirect economic... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs has hired a new new homelessness prevention and response coordinator, Crystal Karr. Karr will coordinate the City's contributions to the regional effort to prevent homelessness, as well as responses to issues or needs that arise from people experiencing homelessness.... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division has awarded more than $715,000 in grants to 12 Colorado Springs nonprofit organizations through two programs aimed to assist low- to moderate-income individuals and families.
The City of Colorado Springs’ Community Development Division has awarded $1,000,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Facilities and Infrastructure grant program funds.
In March 2022, the Division received $5,389,340 in requests for funding through the ... Read more
The City partners with Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. to provide housing rehabilitation services to improve residential safety and accessibility. The Home Modification and Repair Program is funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and annually serves about 50 very low- income... Read more
As the business community continued to struggle under the negative effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the City of Colorado Springs and Exponential Impact (XI) partnered to bring financial relief and mentoring to small business in low- and middle-income neighborhoods.