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A Better Way, ULC Releases Report on School Facility Funding Needs

Written on February 23, 2016 at 12:37 am

ULC has released a follow up to the November 2015 report, "A Partnership to Uplift Aurora's Teen Parents," entitled "A Better Way." This report, authored by Alan Gottlieb, is the third report in a three part series and demonstrates through examples how Colorado is suffering from a lack of facility space for schools. In order
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ULC Releases Report on Partnerships Required to Build New Legacy Charter School

Written on November 18, 2015 at 5:00 am

ULC releases a report on the successful partnership that led to the construction of a new school facility in Aurora, despite the many challenges that prevent new schools from being developed.

2015 Economic Impact of Building and Rehabbing Affordable Housing at Transit in Metro Denver

Written on May 2, 2015 at 4:21 pm

Using 5 years of data, the impact of affordable housing at transit in metro Denver results in $600 million in local income and over 7300 jobs.

Community Land Trusts Prove Successful in Wealth Building for Lower Income Households

Written on March 25, 2015 at 7:24 pm

Community Land Trusts Prove Successful in Wealth Building for Lower Income Households The two studies linked below are supporting documents on the success of community land trusts. These studies, completed by the Urban Institute and National CLT Network convey the critical importance of CLT's both from the success of wealth building of lower income households, but
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ULC January 2015 Newsletter and 2014 Review

Written on January 21, 2015 at 8:19 pm

Read more about ULC’s busiest year to date, including 6 new acquisitions that for the preservation and development of nonprofit facility space, a new school and affordable housing.

ULC December 2014 Newsletter

Written on December 15, 2014 at 10:08 pm

December 2014 Update ULC Nationally Recognized for Transit Oriented Development Work in The Atlantic Learn more about ULC’s work along transit in Metro Denver in the recent article in The Atlantic’s CityLab! Read Henry Grabar’s story: Part Land Bank, Part Community-Focused Credit Line. Study Shows Positive Economic Impact of Diverse Housing in Colorado A new 2014 economic
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Urban Land Conservancy Featured in The Atlantic

Written on December 9, 2014 at 11:34 pm

The transit oriented development work of ULC was the focus of the recent article by Henry Grabar of The Atlantic titled: Part Land Bank, Part Community-Focused Credit Line Mr. Grabar’s interview with ULC President and CEO Aaron Miripol included specific success stories in land banking and development such as Evans Station Lofts and a future
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ULC Fall 2014 Newsletter

Written on October 13, 2014 at 3:16 pm

Fall 2014 Update ULC Celebrates First Phase Groundbreaking with Delwest at Park Hill Village West! ULC joined development partner Delwest on September 18th to celebrating a groundbreaking! Mayor Hancock and RTD’s Phil Washington recognized the significance of the Park Hill Station apartments, 156 affordable units within steps of the East Rail Commuter Line currently under
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Urban Land Conservancy June 2014 Update

Written on June 30, 2014 at 3:37 pm

The Calvert Foundation and ULC Announce  the “Ours to Own” Initiative in Denver! On June 26th, the Calvert Foundation launched the Ours to Own Denver campaign at the Clinton Global Initiative and celebrated with its area partners that evening at a local restaurant. Ours to Own provides the opportunity for residents to invest in our community, with an
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Urban Land Conservancy April 2014 Update

Written on April 28, 2014 at 6:43 pm

April 2014 Update ULC Engages Community for Site Planning at Park Hill Village West ULC is partnering with residents, Strengthening Neighborhoods and Radian to create site design concepts for Park Hill Village West.  The property is located on the East Rail Commuter Line, scheduled to open in early 2016.  First phase of development will include 156 units
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