Articles & Press Releases

Articles & Press Releases

Urban Land Conservancy Featured in The Atlantic

Written on December 9, 2014 at 11:34 pm

The transit oriented development work of ULC was the focus of the recent article by Henry Grabar of The Atlantic titled: Part Land Bank, Part Community-Focused Credit Line Mr. Grabar’s interview with ULC President and CEO Aaron Miripol included specific success stories in land banking and development such as Evans Station Lofts and a future
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Denver Recognized as Leader in Connecting Jobs, Housing and Transit

Written on October 4, 2012 at 5:28 pm

Nice piece by Melinda Pollack, ULC’s close partner at Enterprise Community Partners.  Read the Huffington Post article about how Denver is a national leader in the creation of affordable housing and community services near transit!  

Local leaders outline vision to ensure Metro Denver’s expanding transit system strengthens quality of life

Written on April 10, 2012 at 10:25 pm

Breakthrough partnership of local leaders outlines vision to ensure that Metro Denver’s expanding transit system strengthens quality of life for all area residents Mayor Michael Hancock speaks about critical role  RTD will play in connecting residents to opportunity–including  housing, health, education and jobs Denver – Calling it a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the region,” an unprecedented local partnership of
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Denver Submits Planning Grant to HUD

Written on October 20, 2011 at 6:58 pm

Urban Land Conservancy is proud to be one of 85 entities involved in the Denver region’s 2011 Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant.  The grant would support a multi-jurisdictional, multi-sector partnership to support the Federal Livability Principles in the $6.7 billion expansion of FasTracks. These funds are available through the Partnership for Sustainable Communities coalition, including the
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Working To Turn the Vision Into Reality At the Holly – Greater Park Hill News

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:41 pm

Working To Turn the Vision Into Reality At the Holly – Greater Park Hill News

Urban Land Conservancy Uses TOD Fund to Purchase Property for Work Force Ho

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:41 pm

Urban Land Conservancy Uses TOD Fund to Purchase Property for Work Force Ho

Urban Land Conservancy Helps Assure Low-Income Housing – Denver Post

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:40 pm

Urban Land Conservancy Helps Assure Low-Income Housing – Denver Post

Urban Land Conservancy – Steward of the Urban Landscape – Greater Park Hill News

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:40 pm

Urban Land Conservancy – Steward of the Urban Landscape – Greater Park Hill News

ULC Purchases Dahlia Apartments – Greater Park Hill News

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:36 pm

ULC Purchases Dahlia Apartments – Greater Park Hill News

ULC Commits to Gardens at Holly – Greater Park Hill News

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:36 pm

ULC Commits to Gardens at Holly – Greater Park Hill News

ULC Aquires Land for Workforce Housing (Yale) – Colorado Real Estate Journal

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:35 pm

ULC Aquires Land for Workforce Housing (Yale) – Colorado Real Estate Journal

TOD purchases uses innovative financing tool (Yale) – Inside Real Estate News

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:34 pm

TOD purchases uses innovative financing tool (Yale) – Inside Real Estate News

Press Release – Urban Land Conservancy Acquires Property for New West Denver Library and Affordable

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:33 pm

Press Release – Urban Land Conservancy Acquires Property for New West Denver Library and Affordable

Press Release – Community Comes Together to Create a New Day for Park Hill Property

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:32 pm

Press Release – Community Comes Together to Create a New Day for Park Hill Property

Phillips Center Update – December 2010

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:32 pm

Phillips Center Update – December 2010

Newsed buys the Jody – Colorado Real Estate Journal

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:30 pm

Newsed buys the Jody – Colorado Real Estate Journal

New York Times – Grand Plans for Rail in Denver Hit a Wall of Fiscal Realities

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:29 pm

New York Times – Grand Plans for Rail in Denver Hit a Wall of Fiscal Realities

Holly Town Hall – June 1 2009 – Greater Park Hill News

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:27 pm

Holly Town Hall – June 1 2009 – Greater Park Hill News

Holly Square empty lot is full of promises – Denver Post

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:27 pm

Holly Square empty lot is full of promises – Denver Post

Holly Fair – April 2010 – Greater Park Hill News

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:26 pm

Holly Fair – April 2010 – Greater Park Hill News

Holly Center to rise from ashes? Denver Daily News

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:26 pm

Holly Center to rise from ashes? Denver Daily News

Holly Center Sold to Urban Land Conservancy – Greater Park Hill News

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:25 pm

Holly Center Sold to Urban Land Conservancy – Greater Park Hill News

Former Gang Member, Now a Community Activist, Encourages Mayor to Redevelop Holly Shopping Center

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:24 pm

Former Gang Member, Now a Community Activist, Encourages Mayor to Redevelop Holly Shopping Center

Crips burned down the Holly in Bloods territory, but can peace emerge from the ashes in northeast Pa

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:19 pm

Crips burned down the Holly in Bloods territory, but can peace emerge from the ashes in northeast Pa

Apartments to be turned into affordable housing – Denver Business Journal

Written on October 9, 2011 at 6:02 pm

Apartments to be turned into affordable housing – Denver Business Journal

Affordable housing helps economy – Inside Real Estate News

Written on October 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm

Affordable housing helps economy – Inside Real Estate News

Urban Land Conservancy Preserves Affordable Housing, Acquires 5th TOD Fund Property

Written on August 23, 2011 at 11:19 pm

Urban Land Conservancy Preserves Affordable Housing in Denver’s Santa Fe Arts District – Acquires 5th Transit Oriented Development Fund Property DENVER—The Urban Land Conservancy (ULC) purchased its fifth property for $1.35 million using Denver’s Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Fund on Tuesday, a unique fund specifically set up with ULC, Enterprise Community Partners, City and County of
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BUILDERnews Special Report June 2011

Written on June 29, 2011 at 10:44 pm

Builder News writes about Denver’s Transit-Oriented Development Fund, “a wise civic investment for a city poised to dramatically expand public transportation.” see page 20 for the story: http://digital.turn-page.com/issue/33171

ULC Acquires 4th Property Using Transit Oriented Development Fund

Written on June 20, 2011 at 11:23 pm

 Urban Land Conservancy Acquires 4th Property using Denver’s Transit Oriented Development Fund –    Project Awarded $1.04 million in Low Income Housing Tax Credits DENVER—The Urban Land Conservancy (ULC) today announced the purchase of land along Denver’s FasTracks Southwest light rail corridor that will be developed into an affordable, mixed-use transit oriented development.  This is the
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Aaron Miripol Profiled in Colorado Real Estate Journal

Written on April 20, 2011 at 11:32 pm

Colorado Real Estate Journal‘s Jennifer Hayes profiled ULC’s President and CEO, Aaron Miripol in the April 20-May 3, 2011 edition.    Making An Impact Key To The Work Of Miripol, ULC Jennifer Hayes   Whether it’s a positive change for one family or 100 families, Aaron Miripol relishes the impact the Urban Land Conservancy has on the
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Back of the Bus: Mass Transit, Race and Inequality

Written on April 6, 2011 at 10:45 pm

ULC preserves land and affordable housing along Denver transit corridors This spike in urban land values around transit in America has not gone unnoticed. In 2004, Denver-area voters approved a ballot measure to vastly expand that city’s transit system by 150 miles – the largest such expansion in the country. That’s already happening in the
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ULC Acquires Land in West Denver with TOD Fund

Written on March 9, 2011 at 11:22 pm

Urban Land Conservancy purchased a two-acre portion of Festival Plaza at Avondale located on west Denver’s FasTracks light rail corridor near the future Knox and Decatur stations. ULC will be the master developer for this site that will include the new west Denver library, a mixed-use workforce housing development with Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corporation,
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Phillips Center Reopens In Cole Neighborhood

Written on January 16, 2011 at 11:26 pm

Click here to read the Your Hub story After a three-month closure to replace the roofs on the Phillips Center Building, four nonprofit organizations that provide important services to the local community moved back into the nonprofit center that sits on an entire city block of the Cole neighborhood. “The re-opening of Phillips Center, with
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Tennyson Center Buy Back

Written on January 7, 2011 at 11:25 pm

Tennyson Center buy back   By John Rebchook Source: In Denver Times Blog   Tennyson Center for Children today purchased its city block operation at West 29th Avenue and Tennyson Street in northwest Denver from the non-profit Urban Land Conservancy. The center paid the same price that the ULC paid five years ago to save the
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Holly in Denver Daily News

Written on October 25, 2010 at 11:28 pm

Holly Square was recently featured in the Denver Daily News. Click the link below to see a recent article regarding the latest happenings at the Northeast Park Hill site. Denver Daily News

ULC in the News!

Written on October 22, 2010 at 11:21 pm

Major Planning Grants Awarded To Denver Denver Community Planning & Development; Urban Land Conservancy; Denver Housing Authority; Enterprise Community Loan Fund; RTD; Reconnecting America … City and County of Denver Community Planning and – Federal Housing … The Denver TOD Program (Transit Oriented Development) – Strategic … Inc., the Urban Land Conservancy, Housing Authority of
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ULC in the Novoco Journal of Tax Credits

Written on September 10, 2010 at 11:21 pm

The recent study entitled “The Economic Impact of LIHTC Development Along Transit Corridors in Metro Denver” put together by a partnership between Urban Land Conservancy and the National Association of Home Builders was featured in the national Novoco & Co Journal of Tax Credits for September. Read the article. The article was subsequently described in
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The Economic Impact of LIHTC Development Along Transit Corridors in Metro Denver

Written on August 24, 2010 at 11:24 pm

Contact: Josh Burdick, ULC (303) 377.4477 Kim Calomino, HBA (303) 551-6733 National Housing Expert Presents Study on the Economic Impact of Affordable Housing Along Transit Corridors in Metro Denver Denver, CO—Affordable housing built with low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) creates millions of dollars in local income, taxes, and local jobs for the Denver metro area,
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