Housing First in Colorado Markets
Released in May 2017, this project, produced by Housing Colorado intern and University of Colorado graduate Alaina McWhorter, analyzed housing first models (HFM) within Colorado. The study, Housing First in Colorado Markets, showcases the primary components of HFM while addressing challenges administrators face in implementing and sustaining HFM within Colorado’s competitive housing markets. Special thanks to all those involved in the development of this study including Housing Colorado, CU Denver-SPA, Dr. Pamela Medina, Dr. Jamie Van Leeuwen, and the many HFM experts willing to share their expertise.
Supportive Services That Reduce Recidivism in Ex-Felons
In November 2016, Housing Colorado hosted a "Housing Ex-Offenders" forum. This white paper explores the role of stable housing in securing services that facilitate successful long term outcomes for individuals leaving the criminal justice system. It makes a compelling case for why more housing services are needed in order to lessen the return rate for ex-felons. Housing is an important factor to encourage healthy reentry into society.
Homelessness in Colorado: Colorado Municipal League Knowledge Now
This document features practical research on homelessness in Colorado and comes to us courtesy of our partners at the Colorado Municipal League. The report includes an overview of the problem, state resources to address it, and profiles of Colorado municipalities working to end the cycle of homelessness.
An Assessment of Stable Housing for Transitional Youth
Housing Colorado is proud to release An Assessment of Stable Housing for Transitional Youth, a research report examining the challenges and resources available to youth who are transitioning out of the foster care system in Colorado. This white paper, produced by University of Colorado graduate Adam Musielewicz, provides thought-provoking insights for housing providers on several case studies and poses policy questions and considerations for providers to consider when addressing this especially vulnerable population.
Pathways Home Colorado
Pathways Home is an initiative of Governor
Hickenlooper that engages homelessness advocates throughout the state and fosters
regional cooperation as part of a 10-year plan to end homelessness in
Colorado. Learn more about the data and lessons learned so
far in this initiative.
Homeless in Colorado: Data Driven Solutions
Collecting quality data on homeless populations is a common
challenge for service providers. This presentation featuring several
panelists review how to collect this data and use the information gathered to
development policy solutions.
Beyond Veterans Housing: A Toolkit For Success
Veterans issues are an essential component in the affordable
housing community. This presentation focuses on veteran's housing issues and how to create a toolkit for success.
US. Department of Veterans Affairs Free Resources
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is committed to ending Veteran homelessness
by 2015. VA is able to do this because it provides comprehensive and
individualized care to eligible Veterans who are homeless or at risk of
homelessness, including several housing programs. Free resources are available to housing providers to promote the programs available through the VA to their consumers.
This presentation was sponsored by Milender White Construction Company.
Colorado Healthy Homes- Next Steps to Success