‘Functional Zero’ Homeless Veteran Status Achieved in Fremont County
There are fewer than three veterans experiencing homelessness on any given night in Fremont County, thanks in part to a designation they received from Built for Zero, Community Solutions. The designation helped homeless organizations in the county expand their services. Some of the risk factors for homelessness are scarce and expensive housing. The median sales price for a home in Fremont Country increased by more than 27% year-over-year up to $350,000, according to CAR’s Market Trends report. There is no inventory for apartments and condos, but the price increased by 11% over the last year to $227,000. According to the Census Bureau, Colorado’s rental vacancy rate was 3.4% during the first quarter of 2022. While the national rental vacancy rate is 5.8%.