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Posts Tagged ‘housing’

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 [...]

FOR the Measures 300 and 301

FOR the Measures 300 and 301

Photo courtesy Allyn Feinberg Dear Fellow Boulder citizens: Are you dismayed by the congestion and traffic you are encountering in Boulder? Are you shocked by the price of housing and rents that we are experiencing? Do you wonder what is [...]

AGAINST the Measures 300 and 301

AGAINST the Measures 300 and 301

Photo courtesy Will Toor This fall, voters will face two ballot issues that have been placed on the ballot by a group calling itself Livable Boulder. The proponents are good people, and I count some of them as personal friends. But I think they [...]

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 [...]

Leonard May, architect’s career includes overseas relief and rebuilding work

Leonard May, architect’s career includes overseas relief and rebuilding work

Council candidate Leonard May enjoys rock climbing in his free time (photo courtesy Leonard May) When Leonard May turned 40, he sold his house, car, closed down his architecture business, and, with his wife, moved to Africa. May, 59, a [...]

Look to the Blue Line for Election 2015 Coverage

Look to the Blue Line for Election 2015 Coverage

Dear Blue Line Readers, The foliage is turning, the nights are getting cooler, yard signs are popping up, and campaign fliers will soon land on your doorstep. It’s election season and the Blue Line is again bringing you the Community [...]

SCOTUS, the Fair Housing Act, and Boulder

SCOTUS, the Fair Housing Act, and Boulder

The Supreme Court issued momentous decisions this session on the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage. In the shadow of those headline-makers, a decision strengthening the interpretation of the Fair Housing Act went less noticed. But the FHA [...]

The Atlantic | The Supreme Court Barely Saves the Fair Housing Act

The Atlantic | The Supreme Court Barely Saves the Fair Housing Act

"From a distance, the result in Inclusive Communities looks like a win. Writing for himself and the four moderate-liberals, Justice Kennedy explained that the disparate-impact interpretation had a lot going for it: it tracks two other Court [...]

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