Recent grants for housing and neighborhood projects

Contact City and County of Denver Office of Economic Development Derek Woodbury Communications Director O: 720.913.1608 C: 303.895.6845 derek.woodbury@denvergov.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Denver awards $4.9 million for housing and neighborhood projects Federal community development funds to support 44 projects supporting low- and moderate-income households   DENVER, CO ­— Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 — The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) has issued award letters to 33 organizations slated to collectively receive $4.9 million in federal grant funding in 2016.   OED reviewed proposals from organizations that responded to a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for housing and neighborhood projects. The organizations awarded funding include the following: Housing Development & Services Organization Award Program Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. $35,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. $40,000 Tenant/landlord dispute counseling and rental referral services Colorado Affordable Legal Services $40,000 Tenant/landlord dispute counseling and rental referral services Collaborative for Home Ownership (Northeast Denver Housing Center, Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corp., and NEWSED Community Development Corp.) $169,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling Colorado Coalition for the Homeless $400,000 Rental vouchers and counseling services to homeless persons and those at risk of becoming homeless Colorado GerontologicalSociety $30,000 Tenant/landlord dispute counseling and rental referral services Colorado Health Network $1,335,575 Rental/housing assistance to low-income persons with HIV/AIDS Colorado Housing Assistance Corp. $200,000 Down payment assistance loans to low- and moderate-income households Colorado Housing Assistance Corp. $35,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling Colorado Visiting Nurse Assn. $156,815 Counseling/supportive services to low-income persons with HIV/AIDS Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corp. $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support Denver Housing Authority $25,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling Denver Urban Renewal Authority $270,000 Single Family Rehabilitation Program Denver Urban Renewal Authority $250,000 Emergency Home Repair Program Denver Urban Renewal Authority $200,000 Rental/Homeownership Access Modification Program Family Tree, Inc. $100,000 Rental vouchers and counseling services to homeless persons and those at risk of becoming homeless NEWSED Community Development Corp. $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support Northeast Denver Housing Center $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support Renaissance Housing Development Corp. $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support Southwest Improvement Council $25,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling   Neighborhood Development & Services Organization Award Program Bird Seed Collective $35,000 Healthy Food Access in theGlobeville/Elyria-Swansea Neighborhoods Colorado Non-Profit Development Center (El Sistema) $60,000 Youth Ensemble Music Programs Colorado Coalition for the Homeless $60,000 Job Training Services Denver Asset Building Coalition $10,000 Low and Moderate Income Financial Counseling and Assistance Denver Food Rescue $40,000 Healthy Food Access in the Globeville/ Elyria-Swansea, Five Points, Northeast Park Hill, Cole, Whittier, Clayton, Baker, Lincoln Park, West Colfax, Montbello, Sun Valley and Villa Park Neighborhoods Denver Housing Authority- Sun Valley Academy $50,000 Job Training and Industry Certification for  Sun Valley Residents Denver Housing Authority- Youth Employment Academy $43,000 Youth Occupational Skills Training Denver Office of Financial Empowerment $160,000 Financial Education and Resource Center Environmental Learning for Kids $75,000 Youth Job Training and Summer Employment Program Focus Points (GES Live Well) $50,000 Career and Entrepreneurial Development Programs Focus Points $90,000 Neighborhood Resource Center Services