Colorado Helpline Fills Gaps in Local Housing Assistance

The Aspen Community Foundation launched a new program in the Roaring Fork Valley in March designed to help locals navigate financial and other setbacks brought on by COVID-19.
An aerial view of the Town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, in the Roaring Fork Valley. (davisdeatonphotography/Shutterstock)

by | Jul 6, 2021 | Housing

The cost of housing has been rising in the Roaring Fork Valley in Western Colorado. For some locals already dealing with housing insecurity, COVID-19 was a tipping point. Kathleen Shannon from KDNK in Carbondale reports on a new effort to connect those people to assistance. This story is part of a new collaboration focused on housing solutions in the Mountain West from the Rocky Mountain Community Radio collaborative.

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About Kathleen Shannon

Kathleen Shannon aka "Killa Kath" is a volunteer DJ, news reporter, and a host of All Things Considered and the Local Newscast at KDNK in Carbondale, Colorado.

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