A Study on Income Averaging and its Use for Affordable Housing

Written on May 5, 2022

This report explores the use of income averaging in conjunction with Low-Income Housing Tax Credit developments. As an organization grounded in and driven by the growing needs of displaced communities, Urban Land Conservancy is always searching for new equity-driven approaches in creating affordable housing. When income averaging became a ready-to-use tool in 2017, ULC was the first organization in Colorado to put it to use.

Park Hill Campus: Exploring Changes in the Community Through Data

Written on October 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Urban Land Conservancy approached the Colorado Futures Center to support our efforts in re-envisioning the Johnson and Wales University Denver Campus through a community assessment of the following areas that we believe will be supported by our acquisition and redevelopment.

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.

Shift Research Labs August 2018 Report: Economic Impact of Affordable Housing in TODs in Metro Denver

Written on August 22, 2018 at 8:30 pm

In August 2018, Shift Research Lab published a report highlighting the economic impact of affordable housing located at transit oriented developments (TODs) in Metro Denver. ULC commissioned the report, which is authored by Jennifer Newcomer of Shift Research Lab and Phyllis Resnick, PhD. Overview This project assessed the economic impact of affordable housing located in
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Shift Research Lab 2018 Report: Exploring Colorado’s Housing Affordability Challenges in All of Their Complexity

Written on January 31, 2018 at 10:49 pm

Shift Research Lab transforms data into actionable information that improves the social sector’s ability to serve Colorado’s low-income communities.

The Evolution of School Facilities at Urban Land Conservancy

Written on May 4, 2016 at 3:26 pm

This report focuses on ULC’s involvement in school facility identification.

ULC Releases Report Highlighting West Denver Neighborhoods

Written on March 7, 2016 at 9:01 pm

West Denver Neighborhoods are seeing a lot of investment with the build out of the region’s rail system. Read more about the impact this community investments are making in local neighborhoods.

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 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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The Economic Impact of Building Market and Workforce Homes in Colorado

Written on March 16, 2012 at 5:02 pm

           The Economic Impact of Building Market and Workforce Homes in Colorado A recent study by the Housing Policy Department of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) looked at the economic impact of building subsidized and market-rate housing in for-sale and rental single-family and multifamily developments in Colorado.  The study analyzes data
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2010 HBA and ULC: The Economic Impact of LIHTC Development Along Transit Corridors in Metro Denver

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:24 pm

HBA and ULC 2010 Study: The Economic Impact of LIHTC Development Along Transit Corridors in Metro Denver

CTOD: The Case for Mixed Income Transit-Oriented Development in the Denver Region

Written on October 9, 2011 at 7:20 pm

CTOD 2007 Study: The Case for Mixed Income Transit-Oriented Development in the Denver Region