News & Announcements

Urban Land Conservancy and Partners Launch $50 Million Metro Denver Impact Facility, First Acquisition Made

Written on November 14, 2018 at 12:30 pm

The Metro Denver Impact Facility (MDIF) will finance ULC acquisitions, supporting our mission to create and preserve real estate for nonprofit facilities, schools, affordable housing and community serving space in Metro Denver.

Request for Proposals for Development at ULC’s Thriftway Site in Westwood Now Open

Written on November 12, 2018 at 9:04 am

ULC is seeking development proposals to align with community priorities for a catalytic mixed-use development that will provide new opportunities for Westwood residents.

Walnut Street Lofts Website Launches to Engage Community Members in Advance of Development

Written on November 7, 2018 at 8:27 pm

Medici plans to break ground on 66 units of permanently affordable housing at the 38th and Walnut site in early 2019.

October Partner Spotlight of the Month: Interfaith Alliance of Colorado!

Written on November 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm

The founders of Interfaith Alliance of Colorado believed that faith should act as a positive force in the world, bringing people together from all walks of life to encourage collaboration, strong relationships and the celebration of faith.

ULC Announces Official Opposition to Amendment 74

Written on October 31, 2018 at 10:01 pm

Amendment 74 will directly hurt the communities we serve, and is currently opposed by more than 120 elected officials, over 100 cities and counties and hundred of organizations.

Wyatt Academy Improves Student Test Scores and Academic Gap Ratings

Written on October 31, 2018 at 4:56 pm

Wyatt Academy, a charter school in Denver’s Cole neighborhood, successfully achieved three green ratings from DPS’ School Performance Framework.

ULC Staff and Board Mourn Lives Lost in Pittsburgh

Written on October 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm

ULC is deeply saddened by the tragedy that took place at the Tree of Life Synagogue this past weekend, and our hearts are with the victims’ families.

ULC Hosts Legislative Forum to Discuss Affordable Housing Complexities and Solutions

Written on October 22, 2018 at 4:32 pm

The forum included two Senators and two House Representatives, and was moderated by Kathi Williams, former State legislator and former Director of the Colorado Division of Housing.

New York Times Highlights Denver Housing Market, Economists Say Affordable Housing for Middle Class is Critical

Written on October 2, 2018 at 8:41 pm

According to The New York Times, Denver has recently joined places like San Francisco as a “net outflow” city, one where more residents are looking to move out versus in.

New Senate Bill Aims to Create/Preserve 3.2 Million Affordable Units, Close Housing Segregation Gap and More

Written on September 29, 2018 at 8:36 pm

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the $475B bill, which will also create up to 1.5 million jobs if passed by Congress.