Housing Affairs Letter

Colorado

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Fires Ease CDBG, HOME Restrictions

Colorado officials can reallocate CDBG and HOME Investment Partnerships Program dollars to help El Paso and Larimer counties recover from massive blazes. President Barack Obama on June 29 declared those jurisdictions disaster areas because of the fires.

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City Fights Own Housing Authority

Loveland, CO city officials complain directly to HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan that the Housing Authority of the City of Loveland (HACL), a function separate from city government, has overcharged residents in a senior community

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(SKI LODGE CONVERSION) Aspen Lodge For Affordable Housing

An old Aspen, CO ski lodge, the Boomerang, will convert to affordable housing after developers wanting to build a condominium lodge lost their financing. The change was approved on a 4-1vote of the Aspen Planning &

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(PROPERTY TAXES) Public Housing Taxes On Ballot

A ballot initiative in Colorado takes aim at the property tax exemption for public housing authority property and the debt period for low-income housing tax credits

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(AFFORDABLE HOUSING) Boulder Affordable Housing Deadline

Boulder, CO officials seek Community Development Block Grant proposals for affordable housing and community development projects before a Sept. 10 deadline. The city anticipates getting $1

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(TENT SHELTER) Large Tent Planned For Homeless

Homeless advocates in Grand Junction, CO attempt to persuade city leaders to allow erection of a 932-square foot tent at the city's downtown fringe to shelter the homeless. The group, Housing First!

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(VETERANS) Housing For Homeless Veterans

Armed with estimates of at least 3,000 homeless military veterans in the state on any given night, the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless initiates a Homeless Veterans Housing Fund to help

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(CLOTHESLINES) No Undies On Public Display

A move by the Greenwich, CT Housing Authority to ban the outdoor display of washed clothes on clotheslines has become the community's central issue this year. GHA officials blame the ban on

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(BASE HOUSING) Military Housing Boosts Economy

A cluster of new homes for military families at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado has already generated more than $27 million in the Colorado Springs economy, developers say. The first units in the

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Facelift For 50 NSP Houses

HUD's Neighborhood Stabilization Program under the national economic stimulus effort provides $4.47 million to Aurora, the first community in the state to receive a grant from the program. The

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