What is The Vetraplex
A sustainable master-planned residential and business community specifically designed for our Veterans and their families.
Uniquely designed to allow veterans to support veterans in building homes, businesses and their future.
Why the Vetraplex?
There are more than 55,000 veterans living in the Northern Arizona region.
- 85% of veterans completed high school. (compared to 56% non-vets)
- 20% of veterans are unemployed. (double the national average)
- 37% of veterans need help finding affordable housing.
- 23% of the homeless population are veterans.
- 76% of veterans experience alcohol, drug, or mental health problems.
- Provide affordable, energy efficient housing options for veterans and their families.
- Provide affordable housing for homeless and transitional veterans.
- Generate jobs and career skills .
- Provide convenient access to existing local resources that specifically meet Veteran needs.
- Generate partnerships with local universities/colleges to increase enrollment and education.
- Stimulate economic growth within the community.
- Create a model duplicable for the nation to follow.
- VA Hospital
- Vet Center
- US Vets
- Marine Corp League
- NAU/Yavapai College
- Veterans Upward Bound
- USDA Rural Development/Self help programs
- American Legion
- Veteran Service Organizations
- Energy efficient single family homes / townhomes.
- apartment living.
- dormitory style housing.
- Homes built for Veterans by Veterans.
- Skills training program (Wex).
- Entrepreneurial opportunities.
- Business Incubators.
- Maintaining The Vetraplex.
- Individual Home Sales (Pre-sell)
- VA Loans/Grants
- USDA Loans and/or mutual self help programs
- Real Estate Investors
- Angel Investors
- (LIHTC) Program
- Pass Through Grants
- Increase college enrollment at local colleges/universities
- Help local Government, Tribes, DES, NACOG, VA meet objectives
- Help our local economic and socially disadvantaged veteran families
- Neighborhood revitalization spawning economic development for our rural communities
- Make a difference in the quality of life for our Veteran’s, Veteran Families and Communities
- Create A Partnership
- Open Doors For The Vetraplex
The Vetraplex – Became incorporated in the state of Arizona on September 8, 2010
Letters of Support: City of Prescott, Town of Prescott Valley, Northern Arizona Council of Governments, American Legion Post 495, Systems Staffing Technology, Sterling Financial Services and Yavapai-Apache Nation
Strong Advisory Committee:
Ty Tippetts – Executive Director – Color Country Community Housing Development Organization.
Tom Cummings – EnviroSound Homes
Marc Sterling – Sterling Financial Services
Bill Bolin – NACOG
Larry Grossman – SCORE
Patty Lasker – Council member – Town of Prescott Valley
Charles Arnold – Southwest Development Consultants
Key Partnership formed with Color Country Community Housing, Inc. CCCHI is dedicated to elevating the quality of life for individuals and families within the tri-state area of Utah, Arizona and Nevada, by developing rural affordable housing opportunities; fostering community partnership, cooperation and education; and assessing and improving the affordable housing needs of each individual community.