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Social Sustainability

Social Sustainability#

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#

United Way of Larimer County

***Information for Larimer County residents in need of rent, food or utilities assistance.***

Also includes resources for seniors, small business, mental health support, families, unemployment and medical needs, and how to give and/or volunteer during the COVID-19 crisis.

Rent assistance through Neighbor to Neighbor

United Way

Larimer County COVID-19 Information Center

  • Call: 970-498-5500
    • 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.

Dept of Health & Environment

Announcements#

Notice of Public Review and Public Hearing

This notice includes information on the public review period and Public Hearing for the FY22 Annual Action Plan (AAP), and details locations and ways for citizens to provide input. Because the City of Fort Collins is the recipient of federal funds for housing and community development activities, this document is required for submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Public Review
July 6 - August 6, 2022

Online Public Hearing
July 19, 2022
9:30-10:30 a.m.

View Full Public Notice

Read the FY22 AAP (Draft)

HOME-ARP Program

The City of Fort Collins has received a federal allocation of $2.6M through the HOME Investment Partnerships American Rescue Plan Program (HOME-ARP). The purpose of this funding is to assist individuals or households who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and other vulnerable populations, by providing housing, rental assistance, supportive services, and non-congregate shelter, to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability.

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Programs & Projects#

Affordable Housing
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.

Childcare
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.

Homebuyer Assistance
Information about pay off and subordination of existing Homebuyer Assistance loans and community resources for homeownership and home improvement / emergency assistance. 

Homelessness
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.

Human Services
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.