John, a senior veteran, experienced homelessness for over 2 years in Fort Collins. John said the moral support he received along the way helped him the most. “You’d be surprised how much that makes a difference,’ he said.

Rodger celebrates his recent housing success and move-in with Housing First Initiative case managers Marla and Katina.


By exploring diverse approaches and best practices to this complex and solvable challenge, we gain ideas and inspiration. This page is frequently updated with models and communities we are learning from.

Housing & Health


Federal Guidance and Plan

Communities look to national guidance and the national strategic plan to compliment our work and drive local and regional alignment.

Point-in-Time Reports

Collaborative data allows Fort Collins to better assess the status of homelessness in Fort Collins and measure progress towards our collective vision. HUD’s annual Point In Time is one data resource utilized in many communities to identify local and national trends over time.