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Posts Tagged ‘affordable housing’

Planetizen | A Paradigm Shift for Affordable Housing: Preserve What’s Left

Planetizen | A Paradigm Shift for Affordable Housing: Preserve What’s Left

"Most operating housing stock is safe, decent, sanitary, and habitable—and a large portion of it is operated at below-market rates," he says. "Shouldn’t a significant portion of dedicated affordable housing funds be prioritized to ensure these [...]

Bigger and More Equal Cities – The New York Times

Bigger and More Equal Cities – The New York Times

Susan Osborne's letter to the editor, July 11, 2016: "To the Editor: "Re “When Cities Spurn Growth, Equality Suffers” (front page, July 4): "I strongly disagree with those who blame zoning and land use regulations (and, by implication, [...]

NYTimes.com | In San Francisco and Rooting for a Tech Comeuppance

NYTimes.com | In San Francisco and Rooting for a Tech Comeuppance

"For every person who moves to San Francisco, another two start commuting to work here. Traffic is down to a crawl: The average afternoon speed on the roads feeding into the highways has dropped 20 percent in the last two years. And the BART trains [...]

Rooflines | Seeking True “Multifamily” Housing

Rooflines | Seeking True “Multifamily” Housing

Image by Aaron Burden from Unsplash (https://unsplash.com/aaronburden) "City planners and real estate professionals use the term 'multifamily' to describe apartment and condominium buildings. But is there a greater misnomer in our field? Most of [...]

The Guardian | San Francisco tech worker: ‘I don’t want to see homeless riff-raff’

The Guardian | San Francisco tech worker: ‘I don’t want to see homeless riff-raff’

"In only the latest cultural altercation between San Francisco’s tech workers and the city’s impoverished population, one tech worker has declared the homeless are 'riff raff' whose 'pain, struggle and despair' shouldn’t have to be endured by [...]

Does Boulder Have Too Many Jobs?

Does Boulder Have Too Many Jobs?

Does Boulder have too many jobs? If you are out of work, then Boulder needs at least one more job. If you are a commercial developer then Boulder needs as many jobs as you can convince the planning department to let you squeeze onto your particular [...]

Jared Kaszuba, ‘I represent the working class’

Jared Kaszuba, ‘I represent the working class’

Candidate Jared Kaszuba made Boulder home about a decade ago. He's worked as a driver, courier and retail manager and is currently in the manufacturing industry. (Photo courtesy Jared Kaszuba) Jared Kaszuba came to Boulder to visit his [...]

Lisa Morzel, City Council member and volcanologist says she ‘can take the heat’

Lisa Morzel, City Council member and volcanologist says she ‘can take the heat’

Council candidate Lisa Morzel examines grizzly bear claw marks while doing field work in Yellowstone National Park earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of Lisa Morzel) Beginning at age 5, Lisa Morzel and her family traveled to Colorado for summer [...]

Jan Burton, Co-owner of tiny home start-up interested in creative affordable housing solutions

Jan Burton, Co-owner of tiny home start-up interested in creative affordable housing solutions

Council candidate is pictured on top of Quandary Peak, her first Fourteener (photo courtesy Jan Burton) Jan Burton and her refurbished 1961 Airstream travel trailer, dubbed “Stella,” are traveling partners.Together, they’re on a mission to [...]

Bill Rigler, Naropa’s university relations director wants to bring mindful leadership to council

Bill Rigler, Naropa’s university relations director wants to bring mindful leadership to council

Bill Rigler, right, gives the "Best Young Rider" jersey to Tejay van Garderen in the inaugural USA Pro Challenge in 2011. That year, Millennium Promise, a nonprofit Rigler worked for, was the official charity of the race (photo courtesy Bill [...]

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