Supporting Housing Affordability, Progress & Equality

We SHAPE Housing is a coalition that empowers individuals and community organizations in neighborhoods to SHAPE housing policy throughout Colorado. As a coalition, we promote policies that help create additional supply of market-rate, affordable, and workforce housing in Colorado.

Our Mission

We SHAPE (Support Housing Affordability, Progress, and Equality) Housing is a coalition that empowers individuals and community organizations in neighborhoods to SHAPE housing policy throughout Colorado. As a coalition, we promote policies that help create additional supply of market-rate, affordable, and workforce housing in Colorado.

Our Vision

We SHAPE (Support Housing Affordability, Progress, and Equality) Housing strives to bring community resources and facts to residents looking to purchase, rent, lease or sell in Colorado’s housing industry.

Our Values

We SHAPE (Support Housing Affordability, Progress, and Equality) Housing values the ability to work with residents and the legislature to break down the barriers surrounding affordable housing and expand housing opportunities for Coloradans.

Colorado Apartment Data

Colorado apartments and rental residents contribute $60.9 billion to the state economy annually, supporting 310,400 jobs.

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Apartment Residents

Spending from Colorado’s apartment residents contributes $54.0 billion to the local economy each year (including $6.2 billion in taxes), creating 285,000 jobs.

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Apartment Homes

The operation of Colorado’s apartment homes contributes $2.5 billion to the local economy each year (including $562.2 million in property taxes), creating 5,000 jobs.

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Apartments Needed Annually

Apartment demand is growing, and the industry has a desire to keep up. However, creating enough new apartments to meet demand requires new development approaches, more incentives, and fewer restrictions.

Colorado needs to build 7,000 new apartment homes each year to meet demand. Apartment construction contributes $3.3 billion to Colorado’s economy annually, creating 15,000 jobs.

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of Colorado Apartments Built Before 1980

The renovation and repair of apartments helps preserve Colorado’s older more affordable units, contributing $1 billion to the local economy annually and creating 5,000 jobs.

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