Larimer County: Short-Term Rental Regulations Approved

The Larimer County Commissioners and Estes Park Board of Trustees finally reached consensus on short-term aka vacation rental regulations in the Estes Valley in a joint meeting on December 15. While some of the elected officials were not entirely happy with all the details of the ordinance, in a spirit of compromise they voted toContinue reading “Larimer County: Short-Term Rental Regulations Approved”

Fort Collins: City Unveils Affordable Housing Strategic Plan

As a proportion, the City of Fort Collins has added more affordable housing units to its building stock than market rate units since 1999. This means the City has consistently provided more affordable housing options for its citizens during the past 15 years. Despite this increase in affordable housing, many in the community struggle toContinue reading “Fort Collins: City Unveils Affordable Housing Strategic Plan”

Fort Collins: Consultants Offer Affordable Housing Recommendations

Economic & Planning Systems (EPS) has released a housing affordability policy study for the City of Fort Collins Social Sustainability Department.  EPS says that the problems facing the City are “modest” at this point, noting that households with an income under $25,000 are struggling to find affordable housing. Ideas suggested by EPS are also relativelyContinue reading “Fort Collins: Consultants Offer Affordable Housing Recommendations”