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Posts Tagged ‘housing’

The First PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

The First PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

PLAN-Boulder County forum audience (photos by Zane Selvans) Friday, September 6th saw the first of PLAN-Boulder County's City Council Candidate Fora for 2013. The moderator was PBC board member Jeff McWhirter. The candidates on hand were [...]

Violet Crossing to Add Nearly 100 Rental Units

Violet Crossing to Add Nearly 100 Rental Units

At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on Friday, June 28, Terry Palmos, Vice President of Palmos Development Company, described the “Violet Crossing” project that his company will soon start building on four and a half acres in north Boulder. [...]

Lisa Morzel’s Excellent Adventure in France and Spain

Lisa Morzel’s Excellent Adventure in France and Spain

Rarely in the past have Boulder City Council members who represented the city on trips outside of the state reported to the public on what they learned. But Deputy Mayor Lisa Morzel broke that sad record of neglect at a PLAN-Boulder County forum on [...]

Boulder’s Apartment Boom

Boulder’s Apartment Boom

Construction at Pearl and 30th Some of my Boulder friends have remarked to me about the amount of apartment construction underway in the city. So, what brought about all this development? Only a few years ago apartment construction in Boulder [...]

New Initiatives in Boulder for the Homeless

New Initiatives in Boulder for the Homeless

Isabel McDevitt, Bridge House Executive Director (images from the Bridge House website-http://boulderbridgehouse.org/) At a PLAN-Boulder forum on Friday, March 8, a panel of local experts on homelessness discussed a couple of promising new [...]

Affordable Housing Buyers Beware

Affordable Housing Buyers Beware

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.  We learned that lesson the hard way, when we tried to sell our permanently affordable home.  Since June of 2011, for more than a year now, we’ve been embroiled in legal action against the City [...]

Can a Housing First Project Be Developed with Minimal Controversy?

Can a Housing First Project Be Developed with Minimal Controversy?

Housing First PLAN-Boulder Forum, May 7 (photo from student website http://www.yourhousingfirst.weebly.com/ ) At a PLAN-Boulder forum on the evening of May 7, 2012, a class of seven graduate students in the Urban and Regional Planning Program at [...]

The 1175 Lee Hill Homeless Housing Controversy: Reflections on a Public Hearing

The 1175 Lee Hill Homeless Housing Controversy: Reflections on a Public Hearing

On March 20th, the Boulder City Council held a public hearing on the controversial 1175 Lee Hill chronically homeless housing project, filling council chambers and an overflow room.  Twenty-three members of the North Boulder Alliance provided [...]

Turkish Lessons

Turkish Lessons

Boulder continues to struggle with how to create a more sustainable community, as do like-minded cities around the country.  One place to look for lessons in sustainability is to communities that have existed and thrived, more or less unchanged, [...]

Big Changes for the Boulder Junior Academy Site

Big Changes for the Boulder Junior Academy Site

The Boulder neighborhood group Friends of Mt. Sanitas would like you to know that once again, the former Boulder Junior Academy property at 2641 4th St. is facing a new round of changes. Tucked against the base of the Mt. Sanitas trailhead on [...]

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