Boulder: City Struggles with Affordable Housing

The Boulder City Council was poised to adopt some general goals related to the City’s Comprehensive Housing Strategy (CHS) but even abstract concepts proved controversial in a classic NIMBY (not in my backyard) backlash from citizens. Short-term actions that had been identified as early wins proved more difficult than had been anticipated. In particular, aContinue reading “Boulder: City Struggles with Affordable Housing”

Boulder: City Continues Work on Housing Strategy

The City of Boulder is continuing to work on an updated Comprehensive Housing Strategy (CHS). The project, which began in 2013, is designed to strengthen the City’s affordable housing programs, expand the opportunities for middle-income families and explore approaches to provide housing for needs not being met by the current housing market. At a recentContinue reading “Boulder: City Continues Work on Housing Strategy”