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Posts Tagged ‘affordable housing’

WATCH: Downtown Debate

WATCH: Downtown Debate

City Council will discuss the next steps for the downtown area south of Canyon Blvd. on Wednesday evening, November 3, 2010. Controversy and Consensus, a Channel 8 production hosted by Ralph Gregory, devoted a recent episode to downtown [...]

Does Dense Make Sense? Part 5. Affordable Housing

Does Dense Make Sense?  Part 5.  Affordable Housing

Editor's note:  PLAN-Boulder County has issued a report entitled Does Dense Make Sense? This is the fifth part in a six part series extracted from the report. The Boulder City Council has adopted an affordable housing goal of 10% of all [...]

Smart Regs and Quality of Life

Sitting On the Three Legged Stool With the current debate swirling around SmartRegs, I support them, professionally and personally. However, there are some details in the regulations that need correction and further work. As is often stated, the [...]

Smart Regs: Another Landlord’s Perspective

Smart Regs: Another Landlord’s Perspective

The Smart Regs proposal, which would require energy upgrades in over 19,000 Boulder rental properties, is likely the single most important opportunity to reduce carbon emissions in Boulder to date. The implications of climate change [...]

Update on Orchard Grove: Optimal Affordable Housing

Update on Orchard Grove:  Optimal Affordable Housing

Is there anything more affordable than mobile home living?  Is there a better and safer place for your children to live and play than in a mobile home park?  Is there a better place to form a neighborly and cooperative community than in a mobile [...]

Does Boulder Need to Encourage Growth?

Does Boulder Need to Encourage Growth?

It was a great meeting on Saturday 2/27 at the West Senior Center, focused on sustainable planning for Boulder.  I read with civic-minded and refreshed eyes the front-page March 1st Daily Camera article about the Pedersen Development Company [...]

City Council Priorities: Taking the Long View

City Council Priorities: Taking the Long View

In early January, the Daily Camera interviewed City Council members regarding their goals (see here) for the coming year,  in preparation for the goal setting retreat that occurred later in the month.  As I read through the goals – everything [...]

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