Boulder: Co-op Ordinance Passes

On January 3 The Boulder City Council passed the cooperative housing ordinance 7-2 on third reading after a long public hearing. A 4th hearing will be required to finalize details on January 17 but the key provisions have been finalized after a year of intense public debate. The ordinance regulates occupancy, square footage per resident,Continue reading “Boulder: Co-op Ordinance Passes”

Boulder: Co-op Housing Still Controversial

On December 6, the City Council continued its hearing on a proposed ordinance to allow cooperative housing but made no final decisions. It was clear citizen criticism weighed heavily on the Council’s minds although no additional public comment was taken at the meeting. In late November, nearly 80 people attended a public meeting on theContinue reading “Boulder: Co-op Housing Still Controversial”

Nation: NAR on Dodd-Frank

On June 9, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access held a hearing titled “Bearing the Burden: Overregulation Impact on Small Banks and Rural Communities.” During the hearing Committee members questioned witnesses from small, community banks about the impact of Dodd-Frank regulations on their ability to serve their communities. TheContinue reading “Nation: NAR on Dodd-Frank”