User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-Regional
Category: Affordable Housing
Last updated: Oct 22 2019 09:27 IST RSS 2.0
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Boulder Planning Board approves car-free senior housing at former Fruehauf’s site 22.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Mandated car-free living is on its way to Boulder.
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Why Denver Health and other hospitals are getting into the housing business 7.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Hospitals from Baltimore to St. Louis to Sacramento, Calif., are exploring ways to help patients find a home. With recent federal policy changes that encourage hospitals to allocate charity dollars for housing, many hospitals realize it’s cheaper to provide a month of housing than to keep patients for a single night.
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Boulder narrows in on homelessness strategy with 2020 budget talk 2.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
With the planned closure by May 31, of the facility run by Bridge House at 2691 30th St. and the associated loss of 50 overnight shelter beds, Boulder officials dug into an arrangement to relocate the Path to Home services program operated there.
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Rezoning deal could make way for new skyscrapers on Denver’s Sherman Street if developers agree to build affordable housing 1.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
At a time when every parking lot in downtown Denver is fertile ground for another apartment block, the owners of three such patches of asphalt bunched along Sherman Street are seeking some regulatory Miracle-Gro.
“Not the golden ticket”: Colorado Democrats may change Section 8 voucher rules 30.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Landlords in Colorado have no obligation to accept housing vouchers, which makes it difficult to use the benefit. Colorado Democrats are considering changes.
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FHA rule change regarding condo loans could allow more buyers to break into Boulder County market 29.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Federal Housing Administration is making it easier for first-time condo buyers, often with less than perfect credit, to get mortgages
For 1 in 21 applicants, Section 8 can change lives 20.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver's Section 8 lottery, available online at until midnight Friday, has seen its number of applicants double over the last decade. That’s in part a result of an easier online system -- but also because a crushing housing market.
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Precarious spot for mobile home owners as investors swoop in 16.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Across the country, mobile home parks are an attractive investment. Tenants own their homes but not the land they sit on, and because the homes aren't actually easy to move, are at the mercy of landlords, who can increase rents or sell the land out from under them.
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Denver hotel could soon be turned into affordable housing in Northeast Park Hill 10.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Complicated problems often require creative solutions, and Denver's homeless population is no exception.
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Grand Junction, Basalt, Denver projects among those awarded combined $10.4M in state housing grants this summer 4.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The money -- drawn from a pot earmarked for supporting work that improves, preserves or expands the supply of affordable housing in the state -- will benefit the seven total projects.
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Nancy Pelosi stops in Broomfield to defend Obamacare from all sides 29.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a friendly crowd in Broomfield on Wednesday that much is at stake in the fight to preserve the nearly decade-old Affordable Care Act.
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Colorado’s affordable housing war chest will grow by millions in the coming years. Will it be enough? 25.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado officials tasked with helping create affordable housing options for the state's fast-growing population know they're facing a chasm of need as deep as Grand Lake.
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Utopic or dystopic future Bozeman? 21.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Things aren’t like they used to be in Montana’s iconic mountain town.
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Denver seeking contractor to help it create incentives for more affordable housing near transit 7.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The city's Community Planning and Development and Denver Economic Development & Opportunity offices on Monday announced they are seeking a consultant team that can aid them in a multi-year effort to achieve key affordable housing goals.
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As metro Denver home prices continue to rise, one builder’s answer is to go smaller 28.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
Mission Homes Colorado is building smaller houses starting in the mid-$200,000 range as median home prices rise above five times median household income
“There’s speculators buying up houses:” Denver’s East Colfax braces for transit, density and displacement 22.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver plans to spend at least $150 million to run bus rapid transit down Colfax, a project that could transform the stretch during the 2020s. Meanwhile, the city is buying local properties and shutting down “nuisance” businesses, and local authorities could soon declare an urban renewal area, creating a magnet for developer investment.
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Only 1 in 20 houses in Denver is affordable for teachers, study finds 19.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A pair of recent analyses showed that teachers struggle to find affordable housing in Denver, but the situation has improved somewhat since 2000 despite skyrocketing real estate prices.
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Colorado commission addresses affordable housing by extending incentives to manufacturer of modular homes 18.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
Colorado's economic development office has brought thousands of jobs to the state this decade and consistently beat out rivals like Texas and California, thanks to a more powerful set of incentives.
Denver Post listening tour: Leadville looks to diversify beyond “scrappy mining town” 14.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Leadville is Colorado’s scrappy mining town that has boomed and busted more than once. Given its isolation, residents are accustomed to figuring out problems on their own, with little of the polarizing conflict that tears apart other communities.
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Denver communities putting more faith in land trusts amid affordable housing crisis 8.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
As a nationwide affordable housing crisis continues to inflict pain on renters and would-be homebuyers across the Centennial State one tool has emerged as a key means to get more people into quality homes they can afford and stabilize neighborhoods.
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