Neighborhood Livability & Social Health
What is this key outcome area about?
Fort Collins provides a high-quality built environment, supports connected neighborhoods, seeks to advance equity and affordability, and fosters the social health of the community
How much money does it get?
- $13.1 million in 2020 from General Fund and other funds
What are the objectives?
1.1 Improve and increase availability and choice of quality housing that is affordable to a broad range of income levels. (Budget includes: Human services, affordable housing and building services)
1.2 Collaborate with other agencies to address poverty issues and other identified high-priority human service needs, and to make homelessness rare, short-lived and non-recurring. (Budget includes: Social Sustainability leadership: equity, housing & homelessness)
1.3 Improve accessibility of City and community programs to low and moderate-income residents and increase participation in services to eligible, income-qualified residents. (Budget includes: Low Income, Senior and Disabled Rebate Program, digital equity rebates)
1.4 Advance equity for all, leading with race, so that a person’s identity or identities is not a predictor of outcomes.
1.5 Enhance the quality of life in neighborhoods, empower neighbors to solve problems, and foster respectful relations. (Budget includes: Graffiti abatement, code compliance, Neighborhood Services, Mediation & Restorative Justice, Larimer Humane Society, special events)
1.6 Align land use regulations and review procedures to guide development consistent with City Plan. (Budget includes: Development services, long-range planning, historic preservation, construction and development review)
1.7 Develop options and assess the feasibility of the annexation of the Mulberry Corridor.
1.8 Preserve and enhance manufactured housing communities as a source of affordable housing and create a safe and equitable environment for residents.
1.9 Create and maintain a safe, healthy and resilient urban forest. (Budget includes: Urban forest management and tree replacement)
What are some current sample projects in this outcome area?
- Mobile Home Parks Preservation and Residents' Rights (click here to find out what this project is about)
- Home2Health (click here to find out what this project is about)
How can I get involved with this key outcome area?
- You can complete the short survey to prioritize the objectives in this outcome.
- You can also get involved in some of the projects described above and have your voice heard!
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