Colorado: Denver Announces More Fees and Taxes for Affordable Housing Program

The City of Denver recently announced a new effort to combat the price of housing. Single-family developments will be charged an additional 60 cents a square foot while multi-family projects will be charged an additional $1.25 per square foot. Most commercial projects will be charged $1.70 a square foot. In addition, all property owners (residentialContinue reading “Colorado: Denver Announces More Fees and Taxes for Affordable Housing Program”

City of Boulder Embarks on Comprehensive Housing Strategy

Staff says a preliminary analysis of demographic, economic, and housing market data confirms that both the City and Boulder County are losing middle-income households. What follows is a summary of the memo’s conclusions, which were presented at a May 14 study session: Rents are increasing, with vacancies near zero in 2012. The price for single-familyContinue reading “City of Boulder Embarks on Comprehensive Housing Strategy”

Loveland City Council Begins Review of Capital Expansion Fees

Like all jurisdictions, periodically the Loveland City Council is required to review and revise the impact fees charged for new development. The City Council took the first step in this process by comparing the fees charged in Loveland with other cities in the region. According to a staff report, the fee for a single-family residenceContinue reading “Loveland City Council Begins Review of Capital Expansion Fees”