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Solving the Housing Crisis: A Regional Summit on Equitable Solutions

The inaugural regional affordable housing summit: Solving the Housing Crisis: A Regional Summit on Equitable Solutions, will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, in Aspen, Colorado, at Aspen Meadows Resort. 


The event aims to define and address the dire housing crisis currently facing communities of the Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valleys. Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley convenes citizens, businesses, local government, non-profits, and the philanthropic community. The summit’s goal is to engage participants in identifying immediate and scalable solutions to the pressing issue of stable, affordable housing for our workforce and communities. Habitat for Humanity invites the broader community to engage in this timely conversation.

Wednesday, March 22nd


Check-in opens at 8:00 am


Program runs 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Aspen Meadows Resort 

Doerr-Hosier Center

The summit will feature morning sessions with experts who will define the impacts of the current housing crisis, followed by afternoon panel discussions with local and state leaders, affordable housing developers, and philanthropists actively working to address this issue. Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley has invited a national leader in public-private partnerships who will showcase the affordable home communities they are building. Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley will present our scalable net-zero communities and introduce homeowners and other residents to share their personal housing journeys. Gail Schwartz, Habitat President, and other notable local housing leaders will moderate the summit.


The March 22 Summit is free and open to the community, and lunch will be provided. We are seeking additional sponsorships and community underwriters in support of this summit. Registration is required, please reserve your spot today! Please email us with any questions.


The summit is intended to be a call to action for the philanthropic and broader community to engage and support immediate and scalable solutions to address the housing crisis.

Keynote Speaker — Cheri Witt-Brown, Greeley-Weld County HFH

Hope Springs — A development in partnership with Richmark Companies, Hope Springs is the largest Habitat for Humanity housing development in Colorado including over 400 affordable housing units for local Weld County Families and provides valuable workforce training for low income students and adults.

Reserve your spot today!

There are limited seats available, reserve your seat through the buttons below, select the county that you reside in. This is a free event and lunch will be provided. Registration closes on March 20th or when all seats have been reserved. A virtual option is being explored. Please email HousingSummit@HabitatRoaringFork.org with interest or questions.

Thank you to our sponsors!

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Families who partner with us build their own homes alongside volunteers, pay an affordable mortgage and are grateful for your help.