The Villa Park Neighborhood is located in West Denver, about three miles west of Downtown Denver. It is chiefly...
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Written on February 26, 2021 at 7:05 pm
The Villa Park Neighborhood is located in West Denver, about three miles west of Downtown Denver. It is chiefly composed of single-family homes with some apartment buildings and townhomes. The neighborhood has access to parks, trails (including the Lakewood Dry Gulch), highways, the RTD West Line connecting Denver to Golden, and beautiful views of the city and mountains. As many Denver neighborhoods continue to become more less affordable, ULC has made an effort to create additional affordable housing opportunities within Villa Park.
Written on February 26, 2021 at 6:49 pm
What started, in 1997, with a few neighborhood friends in Boulder who wanted to reduce their environmental impact by sharing ownership of a car has grown into one of the country’s first nonprofit Electric Vehicle (EV) carshare programs. Colorado CarShare’s mission is to empower communities to live a car-free lifestyle and positively impact their health, wealth, and shared environment. They aim to make Colorado a “cooler,” healthier, and more socially equitable place to live.
Written on February 5, 2021 at 1:25 am
2020 through the lens of our strategic framework.
Written on December 31, 2020 at 7:18 pm
CVC offers real change by bridging the gap for those living on the streets who seek stable housing. CVC creates and operates transformation housing communities in partnership with people coming from homelessness. With an anti-oppressive lens, CVC reaches across sectors to address the current housing crisis and with their partners, designs and produces housing that is affordable, quick and easy to build, community-centric, and environmentally friendly.
Written on December 29, 2020 at 11:05 pm
ULC commissioned Alan Gottlieb to write a report to explore the value of combining these tools to preserve affordability in neighborhoods facing the pressures of identification.
Written on December 27, 2020 at 7:48 pm
Commerce City has long been a haven for people displaced from surrounding Denver neighborhoods as housing costs continue to rise. But as Colorado’s third fastest-growing city, Commerce City has also begun to see steep real-estate increases in recent years. Because of this, ULC worked with community stakeholders to develop affordable commercial rental space for nonprofits and other mission-minded organizations.
Written on December 1, 2020 at 9:46 pm
ULC wishes to offer our gratitude to colleague Patrick Horvath and his incredible body of work as he transitions this month from The Denver Foundation, where he has served as an advocate for countless communities and organizations for more than 20 years.
Written on December 1, 2020 at 9:35 pm
Most of us are probably unaware of the many ways that Sam Gary has touched our lives. The community leader and philanthropist passed away at his home with his family on November 16 at the age of 94. There are, arguably, very few people who did more for Colorado than him.
Written on December 1, 2020 at 9:18 pm
To address the immediate and growing need for the preservation and development of affordable housing and community-serving space in the municipalities surrounding Denver, ULC has expanded its reach, over the past several years, to include Aurora, Fort Collins, and Westminster.
Written on November 29, 2020 at 8:44 pm
New Legacy Charter School is one of those special places Coloradans should feel lucky to have in their home state. Employing a unique approach to education, New Legacy provides support to pregnant and parenting high school eligible students, both male and female, and their children, age 0-5.