From better health, to food security, to good education, housing is foundational to every aspect of well-being, building stronger communities, promoting economic growth, and providing opportunities for everyone to thrive.
Our Colorado-based, multi-sector coalition is working in coordination with the National Low-Income Housing Coalition to generate widespread support for local, state, and federal policies that correct long-standing racial inequities and economic injustices by ensuring quality housing for people with low incomes.
pay more than half of their limited incomes on rent, leaving very little for other basic needs such as groceries, childcare, or medication.
SOURCE: NLIHC OUT OF REACH REPORT 2021
Opportunity Starts at Home: Colorado brings together partners from across the state who recognize that there is a dire need for more equitable, affordable, and accessible housing and that housing policies greatly impact their efforts to support Colorado communities.
Our partners include AFL-CIO, Colorado Children's Campaign, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, Colorado Cross Disability Coalition, Colorado Education Association, Colorado Immigrants Rights Coalition, Criminal Justice Reform Coalition, Enterprise Community Partners, Headwater Protectors, Healthy Air and Water Colorado, Healthier Colorado, Hunger Free Colorado, Mental Health Colorado, and One Colorado.
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Add affordable housing and housing-related issues to your policy agenda. Advocate for policies that prevent housing instability and homelessness. Be part of the movement by joining the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless' Advocacy Network.
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