Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Government Affairs: State

May 9, 2019 Legislature Funds Transportation Colorado’s Department of Transportation has a 10-year, $9 billion list of priority projects. This year legislators tried to find new revenue sources to fund the list but were unsuccessful in convincing their colleagues to approve their bills. Nevertheless, transportation advocates like Fix North I-25 Business Alliance were successful in… Continue reading Government Affairs: State

Gov't Affairs, Govt - CO Assoc. of Realtors®

Government Affairs: Colorado Association of Realtors

May 9, 2019 Impact of the 2019 Legislative Session This year’s legislative session was challenging for real estate because landlord/tenant issues were in the bull’s eye. Democrats didn’t have the votes to get these bills through the General Assembly in the past, but this year, holding the majority in both the House of Representatives and… Continue reading Government Affairs: Colorado Association of Realtors

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Government Affairs: Greeley

May 9, 2019 Council Approves New Mortgage Assistance Program The City Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing Greeley’s participation in the Metro Mortgage Assistance Plus Program (MMAPP) as part of the consent agenda on May 7. The program was created by the City of Denver and offers down payment assistance to income-qualified homebuyers of up… Continue reading Government Affairs: Greeley

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Government Affairs: Fort Collins

May 9, 2019 Affordable Housing Update Sue Beck-Ferkiss from the Social Sustainability Department, provided the City Council with an update on the City’s affordable housing inventory on May 7. According to her data, Fort Collins is behind in meeting its goal of producing 188 new units this year, with only 2 completed to date. The… Continue reading Government Affairs: Fort Collins

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt Longmont

Government Affairs: Longmont

May 9, 2019 Council Reviews Main Street Plan At its May 7thmeeting the City Council had the opportunity to review and provide feedback on the Main Street Corridor Plan, which has been in progress since Spring 2018. The corridor plan is assessing land use, transportation, market needs, and opportunities for improvements to the Main St.… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Government Affairs: State

April 10, 2019 Legislature Funds Transportation The Colorado General’s leadership agreed to put $300 million in one-time money in next year’s budget toward transportation needs. House Democratic leaders announced the deal last week during a day-long hearing on the $30.5 billion budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins on July 1. House Democratic leaders… Continue reading Government Affairs: State

Gov't Affairs, Govt - CO Assoc. of Realtors®

Government Affairs: Colorado Association of Realtors

April 10, 2019 Legislative Update The long-awaited rent control bill was introduced on April 1. CAR moved quickly to oppose the bill using its Rapid Response Team. SB-225 “Concerning the Ability of Local Governments to Stabilize Rents on Private Residential Property” is co-sponsored by Representatives Rochelle Galindo (Greeley) and Jonathan Singer (Longmont) and Senator Mike… Continue reading Government Affairs: Colorado Association of Realtors