In Metro Denver, 1 in 4 households are housing cost burdened. Too many of our neighbors are on the verge of losing their homes due to rising rents. Still more have to make extremely difficult financial decisions for themselves and their families.
On summer afternoons at the Habitat ReStores in Metro Denver, you could find summer interns steering dollys to transport furniture, picking up paint rollers to
Supply and preservation – support state and local affordable housing funds that are dedicated to affordable homeownership development and preservation.
Access to credit – support down payment and mortgage assistance programs, affordable mortgages and housing counseling for low-income families.
Zoning and land use – ask your local city council representative how multi-family developments could bring affordable, decent homes to your neighborhood and enrich the area. Support multi-family developments that allow the building of duplexes, townhomes, accessory dwelling unity (ADUs), and other plans that maximize space and affordability for hardworking families.
Broad economic mobility – support policies that help more people gain access to neighborhoods that are safe, include good schools, and have access to healthy food and transportation.