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PERA Updates – Effect of SB 200

On June 4th, Governor John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 18-200, to reform the PERA retirement plan to make it fully funded or, at least, put it in that direction. According to the Denver Post, “Colorado’s troubled public pension has been pulled back from the fiscal brink.” PERA states that: SB 200 makes changes in several […]

Crossing Pointe – This is Happening!

Last week, ground was broken at 104th and Colorado in Thornton, the future site of the first phase of Crossing Pointe. The first phase is a 64 unit apartment community for seniors. Crossing Pointe is part of the Crossroads Station transit oriented development area. We couldn’t be more excited to have this project underway!

June is National Healthy Homes Month!

JUNE IS NATIONAL HEALTHY HOMES MONTH In the U.S. today, people spend close to 90% of their time indoors. National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM), created by HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH), is an outreach campaign designed to help people connect the dots between their health and their home.  This year’s […]

2018 HIPPY Graduation!

The 2017-2018 LIFE HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) Program, served 42 children. Our bilingual graduation was held at Front Range Community College on May 24th, 2018 when 8 children graduated and are on their way to Kindergarten. The graduates received a diploma, a backpack filled with school supplies, and a $25.00 gift […]

Notice of Authority Board Meeting


Unison is Moving to Our Permanent Home

Starting on Tuesday, May 22nd, Unison Housing Partners will be open at our new offices in Alto at 3033 W. 71st Avenue in Westminster. The new Unison offices at Alto are the catalyst project for development at Westminster Station. We are proud to add 70 units of affordable homes, Unison’s offices, and the LIFE Center […]

CHFA Announces New LIHTC Rents

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) has published the new Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) rent amounts. In Adams County: A 2 bedroom at 60% Area Median Income (AMI) maximum rent is $1,215. At 30% AMI a 2 bedroom is $506.  

Bring Your Kids to Work Day

Unison celebrated its commitment to families, including employees’ families, and support of teachers with its first annual Bring Your Kids to Work Day at our main offices. This day corresponded with educators marching at the state capital for increased education funding. Unison’s event included food, games, a movie, and much more – not unlike a […]

Celebrating Healthy Families at Village of Greenbriar

To promote Unison’s support of safe, happy, and healthy families, we collaborated with the Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County to have a fun family event at Village of Greenbriar for Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. More than 50 families attended to enjoy food and games, facepainting, and resources for parents. Drew O’Connor, Unison Deputy […]

Unison Housing Partners is excited to announce two additions to its executive team: Drew O’Connor, Deputy Director, and Dana Miller, Director of Finance

Drew O’Connor will be joining the Unison Housing Partners (Unison) team as Deputy Director, and Dana Miller as Director of Finance effective April 23rd, 2018. Peter LiFari, Executive Director, said “I’m excited to welcome Dana and Drew to the Unison team, both bring a passion and commitment to our mission of ending generational poverty in […]