Talking Denver

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.

Urban Land Institute Hosts Panel to Discuss Responsible Development to Avoid Displacement

Written on March 6, 2017 at 5:46 pm

Urban Land Institute (ULI) held an interactive forum last week to examine the best methods for responsible development to avoid displacement and preserve the cultural identity of neighborhoods.

Confluence Denver Highlights Economical Stability of Community Land Trust Model

Written on February 23, 2017 at 5:24 pm

The Community Land Trust model is a more permanent solution to affordable housing, as it ensures the land remains affordable for up to 99 years. ULC has utilized this model in many of our investments, including our land at Holly Square and Jody Apartments.

ULC Launches New Strategic Framework with Kickoff Party

Written on February 2, 2017 at 4:13 pm

To celebrate the start of 2017 and the launch of our new Strategic Framework, ULC invited community members to the Curtis Park gym for some friendly rounds of table tennis.

December 2016 Partner Spotlight of the Month: Holly Square in NE Park Hill!

Written on January 4, 2017 at 7:19 pm

ULC first acquired the Holly Square land in 2009, and has since completed seven rounds of redevelopment. Thanks to dedicated partnerships and community input, the Holly is completed, and a great addition to the Northeast Park Hill community.