News & Announcements

Partner Spotlight of the Month: Colorado Village Collaborative

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.

The Benefits of Using Community Land Trusts with Low Income Housing Tax Credits

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.

Community Spotlight: Commerce City

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.

Cheers to Patrick Horvath

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.

ULC Remembers Our Founder Sam Gary

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.

Community Spotlight: the City of Westminster

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. 

Partner Spotlight of the Month: New Legacy Charter School

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.

Partner Spotlight of the Month: Housing Colorado

Written on October 29, 2020 at 8:33 pm

Earlier in October, Housing Colorado successfully shifted their largest annual conference to a virtual event. Dr. Tiffany Manuel, PhD, opened the 2020 Housing Colorado Conference as the keynote speaker and said, “This is a moment to go big and have transformational work in the affordable housing industry.”

Proposition EE Hits All Marks

Written on October 28, 2020 at 7:43 pm

Aaron Miripol, President and CEO, endorses Proposition EE

Groundbreaking at 48th and Race Street

Written on October 28, 2020 at 5:03 pm

In 30 degree weather, ULC made history as we broke ground on October 16th on the largest permanently affordable housing community, Viña, and health clinic, Clinica Tepeyac, in Denver at 48th and Race Street. Viña represents the first phase of an affordable mixed-use development spanning six acres across an entire city block in the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood. In addition to providing affordable housing, the project will include the expansion of local healthcare services by Clínica Tepeyac.