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Posts Tagged ‘rental’

Comprehensive Housing Strategy Concentrates on Issues of Economic Diversity

Comprehensive Housing Strategy Concentrates on Issues of Economic Diversity

At a PLAN-Boulder forum on September 5, 2014 about the city’s Comprehensive Housing Strategy, David Driskell, Director of Community Planning and Sustainability, explained that the strategy’s overriding goal is to expand the economic diversity of [...]

Apartment Developers Are Busy in Boulder

Apartment Developers Are Busy in Boulder

Violet Crossing apartment complex construction site, north Boulder Boulder residents are likely to have noticed the amount of apartment construction underway in the city. All that development is no fluke; apartments are among the most popular [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

What’s Happening on the Hill, By the Numbers

What’s Happening on the Hill, By the Numbers

The recent 2010 U.S. Census data tell an interesting story about how University Hill has changed over the years. One way to look at it is to follow the population counts in Census Tract 124.  This area is the focus of many of the discussions the [...]

Blue Line Poll: Smart Regs

Blue Line Poll:  Smart Regs

Landlords clashed over the likely effects of the City of Boulder’s proposed SmartRegs (which will be debated by the City Council at a second reading on July 6)  at a PLAN-Boulder County forum on the subject on June 21. Francoise Poinsatte, a [...]

New Era News | SmartRegs Part 2

New Era News | SmartRegs Part 2

After a little thinking break, the Boulder City Council re-engaged the issue of SmartRegs at Tuesday's council meeting, voting unanimously in favor of moving it forward to a second reading. When SmartRegs first broke into the council's agenda [...]

Dithering Against Climate Change

Dithering Against Climate Change

In the US, buildings are responsible for almost half (48%) of annual greenhouse gas emissions; globally, the percentage is even greater.  Since all of the buildings in the entire world are existing, if we do not make significant reductions to [...]

New Era News | PART 1: SmartRegs Gets its Legs, Takes Some Heat

New Era News | PART 1: SmartRegs Gets its Legs, Takes Some Heat

Boulder City Council began its first reading of the much-discussed SmartRegs proposal at their meeting on May 18. In witness of an over-capacity meeting hall, Mayor Susan Osborne said it was, "the most important issue we'll tackle this year, and [...]

Write City Council to Support SmartRegs!

Write City Council to Support SmartRegs!

SmartRegs is a potential city policy that will create minimum standards for energy efficiency in rental units, such as sealing gaps in windows, installing programmable thermostats, low-flow shower heads and insulation. SmartRegs has already [...]

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