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 toContinue reading “Boulder: Regional Housing Partnership’s Strategies for Diverse Housing”

Boulder: City Planning Amendments to Inclusionary Housing

Recently City of Boulder staff provided the City Council with an assessment of the City’s Inclusionary Housing Program, which has been in existence since 2000. At that time the share of permanently affordable (deed-restricted) housing was 3.1 percent (1,270 units). Now it is 7.3 percent (3,319 units). The City’s goal is to make 10 percentContinue reading “Boulder: City Planning Amendments to Inclusionary Housing”

Longmont: Envision Longmont Approved

The City Council approved Envision Longmont, the City’s comprehensive plan update on June 28th with little fanfare. The land use sections of the document are reasonable and uncontroversial. Envision Longmont sets a goal of “ten percent of homes built annually to be permanently affordable housing” but the roadmap for achieving this goal is to beContinue reading “Longmont: Envision Longmont Approved”