Talking Denver

Proposed House Tax Reform Bill Would Eliminate Private Activity Bonds, Proving Detrimental to Low Income Housing Tax Credits

Written on November 8, 2017 at 6:08 pm

If passed, the bill proposed by the House Ways and Means Committee will eliminate private activity bonds, which are the main source of funding for low income housing tax credits (LIHTC).

Housing Colorado’s NOW! Conference Looks Towards Long Term Stability Through Housing

Written on October 18, 2017 at 10:24 pm

This year’s Housing Colorado NOW! Conference was held in Vail, Colorado and welcomed over 850 guests.

Grounded Solutions Hosts Annual Intersections Conference in Oakland

Written on October 18, 2017 at 10:06 pm

This year’s conference, hosted in Oakland, California was focused on creating equitable and inclusive communities through policy and action.

Warren Buffett Joins in Poverty Discussion at Purpose Built Conference in Omaha

Written on October 9, 2017 at 7:59 pm

Purpose Built Communities is a collective of innovator thinkers – from philanthropists to community planners – who have joined together to improve the lives of residents in underserved communities.

ULC Celebrates 10 Years of Community Land Trust with End of Summer Party

Written on September 18, 2017 at 5:49 pm

This year, ULC highlighted our Community Land Trust (CLT) which provides permanent affordability through a 99 year ground lease.

Avenue CDC Shifts Focus, Provides Disaster Recovery Services After Hurricane Harvey

Written on September 15, 2017 at 6:48 pm

Avenue CDC is a HUD certified counseling agency that is currently providing disaster relief to Houstonians after the hurricane.

Tiny Home Village Celebrates Grand Opening

Written on August 15, 2017 at 3:57 pm

While the official move for the Denver residents of the Tiny Home Villages was in July, the community hosted the grand opening celebration in mid-August.

ULC Welcomes Burlington Associates to Present CLT Business Plan

Written on August 3, 2017 at 8:25 pm

Burlington Associates LLC is a national consulting cooperative that provides support to community land trusts (CLT) and similar shared equity home ownership strategies.

City of Lakes Community Land Trust Visits Denver, Shares Success Behind CLT Model

Written on April 14, 2017 at 3:16 pm

The City of Lakes Community Land Trust (CLCLT) spent three days in Denver for a peer to peer learning experience with ULC. During their visit, CLCLT shared information behind the success of their CLT model in Minneapolis, and learned more about the the transit-oriented development (TOD) fund here in Denver.

City of Denver Approves Zoning for Tiny Home Village

Written on April 7, 2017 at 3:18 pm

A temporary tiny home village, known as the “Beloved Community Village”, received approval for zoning from the City of Denver in March 2017.