The Community Development Office empowers Colorado communities by providing various technical and financial resources related to land use planning, economic development, and sustainable community development that builds resilience. Through training, technical assistance, and resources, the Community Development Office offers creative solutions for helping local governments and their partners tackle complex problems. Learn more about House Bill 21-1271 Innovative Affordable Housing Strategies Programs.
Community Development Focus Areas
The Community Development Office publishes an e-bulletin once a month highlighting upcoming events, important news and announcements, and other interesting links related to land use planning, economic development, and sustainable community development.
Economic Development and Downtown Revitalization
See the Main Street Resources page for details.
Community Development Office
1313 Sherman Street, Room 521
Denver, CO 80203
Andy Hill, Community Development Office Director
Jessica Rupe, Fiscal and Compliance Coordinator
Contacts by Team
KC McFerson, Senior Planner
Scott Williamson, Land Use and Water Planner
Mitch Hendrick, Innovative Housing Grant Program (1271) Manager
Robyn DiFalco, Innovative Housing Grant Program (1271) Assistant
Lisa Loranger, Strong Communities Grant Program Manager
Main Street Program
Gayle Langley, Main Street Program Coordinator
Larry Lucas, Main Street Architect
Traci Stoffel, Main Street Specialist
Check-in with Your Regional Manager Team
A Regional Manager can help develop your projects with careful consideration of the mixture of available funding from a wide variety of sources. Each Regional Manager has extensive experience at the local, county, and state levels in project development and funding. In addition to project planning, Regional Managers have the skill and resources to assist in budgeting, facilitation and strategic planning.
A Regional Assistant can help you manage your contract requirements and the financial obligations to your grant. They can provide training and resources for using the portal, filling out requests for reimbursement forms and reports, and finalizing documentation for your project.