City of Colorado Springs / Housing Development / Homeless Prevention

Colorado Springs Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Grant Program

 The City of Colorado Springs received $1,043,089 for Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing (HPRP) through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding in 2009.  The funds were awarded to several agencies in the community to implement the program.  The Housing Development Division does not provide direct client assistance under this program.

  

The program began in October 2009 and was completed in July 2012.  The agencies that received funding under the grant were:

 

Ecumenical Social Ministries

Partners in Housing

Northern Churches Care

Westside Cares

Interfaith Hospitality Network

Urban Peak Colorado Springs

Pikes Peak United Way (data collection and evaluation only)

 

In addition, the Housing Development Division was awarded an additional $725,000 through the State Division of Housing for Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re- Housing.   The grant is primarily used for those in need of assistance outside the city limits of Colorado Springs.  Peak Vista Community Health Centers was selected to provide direct assistance under this program. This program began providing services in April 2010.