Now Hiring: Business and Finance Director

The Alliance is seeking qualified applicants for the role of Business and Finance Director who will play a crucial role in our organization’s financial management and strategic planning.

Newsline: Mike French to Step Down

The Alliance is pleased to announce a planned leadership transition. After four impactful years with the organization, our Executive Director, Mike French, will be implementing a succession plan. Mike will be handing over the reins to our Deputy Director, Sarah Tober.

Press Release: Alliance Executive Director Transition

The Alliance Board is announcing the acceptance of a succession plan presented by our Executive Director, Mike French. The plan calls for Mike to transition out of the organization and be succeeded by Sarah Tober, our current Deputy Director, effective July 1, 2024.

Press Release: DIDF Funds RHA

The RHA has received a grant of nearly $1 million from the Durango Industrial Development Foundation to create a low-interest evolving loan fund to support local workforce housing initiatives. The Alliance will administer the fund, and is starting the application process for the Housing Catalyst Revolving Loan Program in late spring of this year.

Press Release: Catalyst Fund Round 2

The Housing Catalyst Fund recently concluded its second round of funding, marking a significant step in addressing housing challenges in La Plata County. The Catalyst Fund aims to provide critical early-stage funding for feasibility studies, environmental assessments, and site preparation to facilitate workforce housing development. This round, which saw seven applications and three awarded grants, included support for preservation projects, underscoring the fund’s versatility and impact. With over $933,000 raised, the Alliance remains committed to advancing workforce housing initiatives and fostering community resilience.