Boulder: Linkage Fee is Official

As of September 7th new commercial projects will pay a per square foot linkage fee to augment the City’s affordable housing fund. The fees will be phased in from 25 percent on June 7 to 100 percent in June of 2016. For example, the fee for a new office will cost $2.38 PSF when theContinue reading “Boulder: Linkage Fee is Official”

Boulder: Linkage Fee Phasing Source of Debate

The City Council recently discussed the timeline for adding linkage fees to new commercial projects to help fund affordable housing. Fees are typically applied when a developer applies for building permits, but what about projects that have already been through the site review process? Should they be charged the linkage fees – which could amountContinue reading “Boulder: Linkage Fee Phasing Source of Debate”