Get Involved with U+2

U+2 is a decades-long occupancy ordinance in Fort Collins that restricts households to a maximum of 3 unrelated people. The policy was first implemented in the 1960s but formally enforced in the early 2000s.
In the 1960s, many immigrant farmers would bring their families to Fort Collins for the harvest season and would live together with other immigrant families to conserve costs. However, Fort Collins residents at the time were concerned with noise and other issues brought on by a growing population.
  • U+2 keeps rents high.

  • U+2 disproportionately targets students.

  • With U+2 removed; every three homes leased to capacity provides another home for students to lease.

  1. Attend an Advisory Board Meeting: Advisory board meetings are open for public input and discussion.

  2. Attend a City Hall Meeting: City Hall meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month a 6 p.m.

  3. Speak with your ASCSU Representatives: Contact provided below

  4. Call or Email your City Councilmember or Mayor

December 6th — 1st reading: Council will discuss rental housing programs
January 17th — 2nd reading: Further discussion of rental housing programs
March 7th — 1st reading: Occupancy Code Changes 
March 21st — 2nd reading: Occupancy Code Changes 

2021 City of Fort Collins Strategic Housing Plan

Fort Collins City Council Contact Information

Rental Housing Strategies

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For additional information, contact:

 Noah Burge

Director of Housing Security

Jorge Garcia