“I was told they needed a dishwasher Monday through Friday. I said `OK, I have experience and availability,’ ” Barton said. But “as he reached for a job application, I honestly told him I’m homeless. He told me, `no,’ he would not hire me three times to my face. Not ev...

Opened in early October, 2017, the 40 West Residences are already seeing great success for the new residents.

"'I’ve been trying to (get off the streets) for four years, and 40 West was the one that gave me an opportunity,' he said. 'The program that they have is so bea...

"I need a home address to get a job.  I need a job to afford a home!!!"

"Quality affordable housing means less crime."

"I want to be able to live where I work!"

"More than half my monthly income goes to rent."

"I'm a veteran.  I truly appreciate housing for me and my child...

On November 29, 2017 from 10am-3pm MST, the US Census Bureau will introduce 12 additions to their growing collection of tools that aim to make data accessible to the public.  These tools address issues including locating nearby affordable housing, jobs, schools, and me...

"While the PIT is a mere snapshot of homelessness in the Metro Denver region, the process of enumerating how many people are experiencing “literal” homelessness (sleeping on the streets, in vehicles, and in emergency shelters) provides critical information to help iden...

The Sanderson Apartments will have 60 single-bedroom apartments designed under the trauma informed care model.  This will allow residents, specifically the chronically homeless, to live in an environment that minimizes "re-traumatizing" and maximizes services such as o...

"The 60-unit affordable housing complex, '40 West Residences'... will house twenty-five homeless vets while the other thirty-five units are for people who earn low to moderate incomes.  Residents... will also be paired with services from Jefferson Center for Mental Hea...

"From the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless combines supportive housing and integrated health care services in one location. The Affordable Care Act makes expansion possible. Stout Street Health Center and Renaissance Stout Street Lofts increases integrated health ca...

From Pablo Agua on Vimeo,"The current state of housing does not allow the increasing number of baby boomers to age well in Jefferson County. High housing costs, long waits for low rents, and a shortage of both accessible and affordable housing developments leaves many...

"Arvada Community Food Bank will continue offering housing opportunities and other self-sufficiency services in 2017" 

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