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Awards for Excellence Spotlight: Tri-County Housing

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Recently, El Pomar Foundation awarded more than $200,000 in grants to seven outstanding nonprofits from across the state through the Awards for Excellence program. Over the next few weeks, we would like to highlight the impact Awards for Excellence winners are having on the people of Colorado.

This year’s winner of the H. Chase Stone Award for Excellence in Civic and Community Issues is Tri-County Housing.  Tri-County Housing’s mission is to serve the people of Bent, Crowley, and Otero counties through facilitation of quality affordable housing and community projects.

Since Tri-County Housing was formed in early 1991, the organization has loaned over $9 million and completed more than 800 home rehabilitation and homeownership projects. TCH also owns and manages 214 low-income apartments in three communities across the region.

“We are the one stop shop for every housing need,” said Monie Stites, TCH’s deputy director.

Over the past 21 years, Tri-County Housing has allowed many people in southeast Colorado an opportunity to gain independence through quality, affordable housing that they would not otherwise have access to.

Want to learn more on the impact that Tri-County Housing has on the Colorado community?  Watch the video here: