The Coalition collaborates with the City and County of Denver to provide 165 apartment homes to the Social Impact Bond program, part of a city-wide effort to address chronic homelessness and to provide permanent supportive housing to 250 of Denver’s most vulnerable citizens.
The Coalition opens Renaissance at North Colorado Station, 103 apartment homes in north Denver.
John Parvensky celebrates 30 years as President and CEO of the Coalition, and receives the ACLU Carle Whitehead Memorial Award for his dedication to furthering civil liberties and social justice for Colorado’s homeless.
The Coalition celebrates its 30th anniversary, providing 2,000 units of affordable and supportive housing and serving over 13,000 patients a year at its Stout Street Health Center.
The Coalition opens the Stout Street Health Center, replacing the former Stout Street Clinic to provide integrated primary care, behavioral health care, dental, vision, and pharmacy services, and Renaissance Stout Street Lofts, providing 78 units of supportive housing.
President Bill Clinton visits the new Stout Street Health Center and Renaissance Stout Street Lofts.
The Coalition begins operating Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community in Bent County, a recovery-oriented transitional housing community for individuals struggling with substance use and homelessness.
The Coalition opens Renaissance West End Flats, offering 101 apartment homes, and West End Health Center, providing integrated medical, behavioral health, and social services as a satellite location of the Coalition's Stout Street Clinic.
The Coalition opens Pizza Fusion, an organic pizza restaurant franchise, on the ground floor of Renaissance Uptown Lofts to serve as a job training program for Coalition clients.
The Coalition opens Renaissance Uptown Lofts, its 15th affordable housing property, offering 98 apartment homes.
The Coalition launches its Electronic Health Records system, part of the nationwide effort to digitize medical records and to improve efficiency and patient outcomes.
President Barack Obama issues a written statement honoring the Coalition for 25 years of service.
The Coalition leads a successful nine-week battle to save the Aid to the Needy Disabled Program (AND) from state budget cuts. Forty-nine organizations and advocates across the state joined the effort.
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, joins U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette and Jared Polis, at the Stout Street Clinic to spotlight the impact of economic recovery funds on health care services.
The Coalition opens 100 apartments homes at Renaissance Riverfront Lofts, recognized as the first “green” affordable housing development in Colorado.
The Coalition helps pass the National Housing Trust Fund legislation, the country’s first dedicated source of revenue for affordable housing.
The Coalition is instrumental in the passage of Colorado’s Warranty of Habitability (House Bill 08-1356); a Colorado state law that holds landlords accountable for providing safe, habitable residential properties and gives renters legal recourse when that minimum standard isn’t met.
Governor Bill Ritter establishes the Colorado Community and Interagency Council on Homelessness, with Coalition President John Parvensky serving as Vice Chairman.
The Coalition redevelops Renaissance 88 Apartments in Thornton, 180 apartment homes for homeless families and individuals.
The Coalition plays a significant role in restoring $1 million in state funding for mental health, drug and alcohol abuse services.
The Coalition completes renovations on Xenia Manor to create Renaissance at Xenia Village, adding 26 units bringing the total to 77, as well as upgrading apartments with energy-efficient measures and building a community center.
The Coalition celebrates its 20th anniversary, providing 1,000 units of affordable and supportive housing and serving over 8,500 patients a year at its Stout Street Clinic.
The Coalition collaborates with the City and County of Denver on the 16th Street Housing First Program and the Denver Street Outreach Collaborative.
The Coalition’s new Dental Clinic opens at 2111 Champa Street, the first facility in Denver dedicated exclusively to providing oral care for the homeless.
The Coalition opens Renaissance Civic Center Apartments, providing 216 units of affordable living and supportive housing in the heart of downtown Denver.
The Coalition becomes the lead agency for the Denver Housing First Collaborative, a program that has been proven to save tax payer dollars and end chronic homelessness.
The Coalition opens Renaissance Blue Spruce Townhomes at Lowry, 92 townhomes for homeless families.
The Health Outreach Program (HOP) is launched. The mobile medical clinic begins delivering healthcare to adults and children frequenting foodbanks, motels and shelters around the metropolitan Denver area.
The Coalition opens 81 units at Renaissance Off Broadway Lofts, the first affordable rental loft development in Denver.
The Coalition successfully lobbies for the passage of a new state law (House Bill 01-1334) to create a property tax exemption for non-profit housing developments.
The Coalition develops and begins implementing a comprehensive substance abuse program, the Open Door Addiction Treatment Program for homeless adults.
The Coalition implements the Balance of State Continuum of Care with funding from HUD. The program helps rural service providers compete for federal homeless assistance grants.
The Coalition’s Renaissance Children’s Center opens adjacent to Renaissance at Concord Plaza, providing high-quality, affordable, early childhood education.
The Coalition opens Beacon Place, an 85-bed facility that provides room and board for formerly homeless residents with some space reserved for veterans and individuals in need of respite care after a hospital stay.
An all-volunteer Eye Clinic starts offering basic eye exams, referrals, and prescription glasses at the Coalition’s Stout Street Clinic.
The Coalition opens Renaissance at Concord Plaza, 76 apartment homes in Lakewood.
The Denver Department of Human Services awards the Coalition with a contract to provide mental health services to low-income families in the City and County of Denver.
The Coalition opens Renaissance at Loretto Heights, 76 apartment homes for homeless families in Englewood.
The Coalition joins the Advocates Against Domestic Violence to establish the Trinidad Family Transitional Housing Program, the first of its kind to be created in Trinidad, Colorado.
The Coalition converts a former office building near Civic Center Park into the Forum Apartments (100 efficiency apartments)—the first permanent, supportive housing program for homeless individuals in downtown Denver.
The Coalition develops the Rural Initiatives Program with funding from HUD to provide services to rural communities in Colorado.
The Coalition opens Xenia Manor, 51 apartment homes in east Denver.
The Coalition establishes the Inclusive Communities Task Force to address neighborhood opposition to housing for the homeless.
The Quigg Newton Family Health Center opens—a collaborative project involving the Coalition, Denver Health, and the Denver Housing Authority.
The Coalition begins offering mental health care through the federally funded Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) program.
The Coalition establishes Metro Denver Homeless Families Program, one of nine national demonstration programs funded by HUD and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It is the first regional effort to end homelessness for families.
The Coalition opens 84 apartment homes at Forest Manor in Aurora—its first large-scale affordable housing community with supportive services.
The Coalition’s Stout Street Clinic delivers healthcare to 7,743 homeless men, women and children.
The Coalition opens the Ruth Goebel House, a 12-bed group home that offers transitional housing for homeless women with disabilities.
Congress passes the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, the first federal statutory response to homelessness.
The Coalition hosts its first Statewide Conference on Homelessness.
John Parvensky becomes the Coalition’s Executive Director.
The Coalition’s Stout Street Clinic is opened with a $1.6 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson foundation, becoming the first healthcare facility in Denver dedicated to serving homeless individuals and families.
The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is established as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.