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

Boulder: Regional Housing Partnership’s Strategies for Diverse Housing

Recently Betsey Martens (Boulder Housing Partners) and Leslie Durgen (Boulder Chamber of Commerce) provided an overview of the Boulder County Regional Housing Partnership’s latest draft of Priorities and Strategies for Ensuring a Diverse Housing Inventory (PASFEADI) for BARA and LAR members. The Partnership is comprised primarily of local government agencies and housing authorities. According to… Continue reading Boulder: Regional Housing Partnership’s Strategies for Diverse Housing

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

Boulder County: Affordable Housing Advocates Publish Draft Plan

The Boulder County Regional Housing Partnership is recommending a regional goal of 15,000 to 22,000 diverse housing units affordable to low and middle-income households by 2035. This range represents 10 to 15 percent of the anticipated housing inventory at that time. Cities and towns have already secured nearly 6,000 units, so 9,000 to 16,000 homes… Continue reading Boulder County: Affordable Housing Advocates Publish Draft Plan

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Boulder: Council Increases Housing Linkage Fee

Earlier this month the Boulder City Council voted to increase the affordable housing linkage fee for new developments. The linkage fee, which charges new commercial developments to offset their impact on the City’s housing market, was first implemented in 2011. The per square foot fee varies depending on the type of business. Staff and consultants… Continue reading Boulder: Council Increases Housing Linkage Fee

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder

It’s a Crowded Ballot for Boulder

Boulder voters will face a bewildering array of 9 local ballot questions and decide between 11 City Council candidates when they mark their ballots for the November election. For more information from a business perspective, the Boulder Chamber of Commerce’s website has useful information: http://boulderchamber.com/pages/2013ChamberEyeontheBallot/