Northside Aztlan will be 24/7 Shelter for Those Experiencing Homelessness from March 19 – April 10
In response to the latest local, state and federal recommendations regarding social distancing and in an effort to protect vulnerable community members, Fort Collins City Manager Darin Atteberry has issued an emergency regulation authorizing the use of Northside Aztlan Community Center (112 E Willow St.) as a daytime and overnight shelter for those experiencing homelessness beginning March 19 at noon until April 10.
The mission of the Social Sustainability Department is to support a diverse and equitable community that successfully meets the basic needs of all residents. The Social Sustainability Department strives to achieve this mission through programs, policies, and partnerships that provide access and opportunities for all.
COVID-19 Resources & Response
Adopt a Neighbor
The City is seeking healthy volunteers to assist with services to our vulnerable populations.
U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services Changes
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has suspended routine in-person services until at least April 1 to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
United Way of Larimer County
Information for giving, volunteering, and accessing resources during the COVID-19 crisis.
Larimer County COVID-19 Information Center
- Open Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Text questions: 970-999-1770
- Response within 4 hours during the day
- To receive the latest information related to COVID-19 in Larimer County, text the word COVID19LC to 888777.
Executive Order - Evictions & Foreclosures
Executive Order D 2020 012 limits evictions, foreclosures, and public utility disconnections, and expedites unemployment insurance claims to provide relief to Coloradans affected by COVID-19.
Development of 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan
The Consolidated Plan decides how the City allocates CDBG and HOME funds to support community development and affordable housing.
Programs & Projects
The City of Fort Collins believes one of the keys to a healthy community is the ability to house its residents in good quality, affordable housing. The City plays an important role facilitating the supply of affordable housing, including allocating local, state, and federal funding to housing providers, setting policies and regulations, and coordinating with housing developers and initiatives.
Information about childcare options in Fort Collins, and the City's role related to childcare centers and affordable childcare needs.
Equity & Inclusion
Equity and inclusion are frameworks to accomplish the City's goals of sustaining an environment where residents and visitors feel welcomed, safe and valued in the community. We seek to exemplify the highest standards of ethical behavior, provide outstanding service to diverse customer needs, and embody a culture of health, safety and wellness.
The City of Fort Collins provides loans to income-eligible households to cover a portion of the required down payment and closing costs. Learn more about the program and view the informational brochure.
The City plays an important role in removing barriers and increasing access to opportunities by addressing the root causes and impacts of poverty and homelessness.
The City of Fort Collins assists low-moderate income residents of Fort Collins in the areas of affordable housing and human services. This assistance, allocated via a Competitive Process, comes in the form of grants or loans to local housing agencies and human service providers.