Funding for Peris

Peris is an affordable housing project that was proposed in Lowry Hill East. It provides homes to young adults aging out of foster care. Despite scoring high enough on a rubric to receive funding from the city’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund, the project was not recommended for funding.

Neighbors for More Neighbors volunteers turned up in support: emailing their council members, asking for more affordable housing to be funded in a particularly exclusionary neighborhood where there is almost none. The project was given a small amount of funding, with a promise from the city to secure more.