Colorado Springs

Pikes Peak United Way to open permanent housing facility for homeless vets in El Paso Co.

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - Pikes Peak United Way has announced that it will be building the first ever permanent supportive housing facility for homeless veterans in El Paso County. 

Construction for the center is scheduled to begin in spring of 2018 in the Cimarron Hills area.

The project at 850 Western Drive should be complete by Spring 2019. 

Working with Pikes Peak United Way is the Vecino Group, Volunteers of America Colorado Branch and Ross Management, and Freedom Springs.

The land where the facility will be built was donated to Pikes Peak United Way by local developer Leroy Landhuis. 

Funding for the project is being provided by Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, Colorado Department of Housing, Colorado Springs Public Housing Authority, El Paso County and the Colorado Department of Local Affairs. 

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