On January 28th and 29th, the Point In Time (PIT) count will count those experiencing homelessness to help communities understand trends and respond to the needs of people experiencing literal homelessness.  It also raises public awareness, promotes collaboration acros...

“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...

The full report can found on Metro Denver Homeless Initiative's website at: www.mdhi.org/pit_reports

The costs of homeownership are paying off in Jefferson County, but renters are seeing increasing rents and fewer affordable options.

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...

In order to afford a 1-bedroom rental home at Fair Market Rent in Jefferson County while spending less than 30% of your household income, you'd need to earn $19.83 an hour.  For a 2-bedroom, that number bumps up to $25.10 an hour.  Colorado's minimum wage is currently...

"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 City of Arvada, Colorado, "The Bridges to Opportunity program was developed with five high quality program components that offer services and assistance that can result in life changing improvements. The program components were developed in partnership with ma...

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

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