Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the Community Strategies Institute provides fiscal and economic analysis, education and training, and research to a variety of public and private entities and individuals to better understand and improve the economic and social factors driving affordable housing development, housing conditions, mobility of low-income populations and creation of public policy.
Our Leadership Team
Community Strategies Institute maintains a robust roster of expert housing consultants to assist clients in a diverse range of policy, planning, analysis, and presentation projects.
Founder and Director
Formerly Director of the Colorado Division of Housing, Mr. Hart developed programs and plans resulting in the largest production increase of affordable housing units in the state's history. With nearly 30 years experience in the housing industry, he has worked as a government official, real estate broker, educator, property manager, consultant and general partner in real estate investment partnerships.
Ms. Hendrikson has over 10 years of experience in the social policy sector working with government agencies, legislatures, advocacy organizations, academic institutions, and research think tanks to develop data-driven policies for municipalities, states, and organizations.
Ms. Boyer is a former statistical analyst for the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Office of the State Demographer. She has worked with dozens of clients to analyze and present data and develop complex databases.
Monica Gonzalez Rivera
Community Relations Specialist
Ms. Gonzalez Rivera is an expert in community development and public relations. As a bilingual professional, she has worked for various firms specializing in business translation services, community relations, managing databases, and event coordination.