Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt Boulder

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 percent… Continue reading Boulder: City Planning Amendments to Inclusionary Housing

Gov't Affairs, Govt - CO Assoc. of Realtors®, Govt - State of Colorado

Public School Funding in Colorado

  Unfortunately, like most key issues, K-12 funding has become partisan. Often it comes down to a debate centered on whether more funding creates better schools. I want to avoid that particular topic here. It is clear from the November ballot that our school districts believe they need more money to provide a quality education.… Continue reading Public School Funding in Colorado

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Colorado: Appraisal Delays Impacting Closings

Lately there have been more complaints about appraisals. Not only are late appraisals delaying closings but some appraisers are charging “expedition fees” to get appraisals done in time. Typically, the fee ranges from $200 to about $500. This feels like extortion to buyers and upsets Realtors who see such fees as unethical. The National Association… Continue reading Colorado: Appraisal Delays Impacting Closings