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Westwood 2014 Big Day of Serving April 19th

Written on April 2, 2014 at 2:46 pm

Urban Land Conservancy February 2014 Update

Written on March 3, 2014 at 4:09 pm

ULC February 2014 Update ULC Selects Development Partner at 38th & Blake Site on East Line ULC’s Real Estate Development Committee selected partners Medici Communities / Denver Housing Authority as the developer for this mixed-use project.  The development located at the 38th/Blake rail station on the East Line, will include affordable and market rate housing as
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Urban Land Conservancy November 2013 Update

Written on November 25, 2013 at 5:38 pm

November 2013 Update The Staff and Board of Urban Land Conservancy hope you have a very happy and safe Hanukkah and Thanksgiving holiday!  We are very thankful for such supportive and determined partners.  _____________________________________________________________________ Holly Square Redevelopment is Making Significant Positive Impact to Northeast Park Hill Community Thanks to an enormously engaged community who are willing to
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ULC Fall 2013 Newsletter

Written on October 14, 2013 at 4:35 pm

Fall 2013 Update Click Here to Watch the New ULC Video! What Does the Federal Shut Down Mean to Community Development & Affordable Housing In a recently distributed Op Ed authored by Ismael Guerrero, Denver Housing Authority and Aaron Miripol, Urban Land Conservancy, this point was made clear: community development & affordable housing are critical
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Federal Sequester Does Not Save Money, It Kills Jobs

Written on October 10, 2013 at 6:47 pm

The Economic Impact of Affordable Housing Thousands of Jobs will be Lost Because of the Federal Sequester DENVER – Federal politicians supporting cuts to community development and affordable housing need to realize that reducing funding for these programs doesn’t save money, it kills jobs. With the failed passage of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development bill (THUD)
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Urban Land Conservancy August 2013 Update

Written on October 9, 2013 at 8:40 pm

August Update Have You RSVP’d for the Grand Opening of Evans Station Lofts? We’ll see you August 27th from 2-4 pm to celebration the TOD Fund’s first full circle development success.  ULC development partner Medici Communities will be giving tours of this neo-vintage mixed-use development at 2140 Delaware St. and trust us, you will be
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Country’s First Transit Oriented Development Fund Utilized 2 Years Ahead of Schedule

Written on August 16, 2013 at 5:14 pm

The Denver Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Fund was born out of a recognition that the expansion of Denver’s public transit via FasTracks, a voter approved ballot initiative, had the potential to provide access to opportunity for low-income and disadvantaged residents throughout Denver, but only if they could afford to live where transit was accessible. A public
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ULC Featured in Report on the Impact of Community Land Trusts at Transit Sites

Written on August 5, 2013 at 11:01 pm

Check it out – Denver is highlighted again for work around affordable housing at transit.  This report is particularly interesting as it addresses how Community Land Trusts (CLT) are meeting needs to ensure that affordable homes are created and preserved at transit sites AND the affordability of those homes are preserved for the long-term. It
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ULC’s April 2013 Newsletter

Written on April 9, 2013 at 4:49 pm

ULC Completes Largest Land Acquisition To Date!   Thanks to incredible partnerships with the City of Denver, HUD, Piton Foundation and Gary Community Investment Company, and the Denver TOD Fund,  ULC purchased 9.4 acres at the 40th/Colorado station on the East Rail commuter line.  Phase one of development includes 156 affordable homes (pictured above) by
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Denver Housing Authority Featured in New York Times

Written on April 4, 2013 at 3:38 pm

Denver Housing Authority is not only redeveloping property at the 10th & Osage rail station, they are creating a new vibrant community that encourages healthy living.  Read about how they are using health impact assessments to focus on improving the physical health of residents through real estate. Read the complete New York Times article here.
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