“The Off Broadway Lofts in Five Points will soon be renovated as affordable housing after the Denver City Council unanimously approved the $1.25 million renovation proposal with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless on Tuesday. The Off Broadway Lofts building was built in 2001 at 2135 Stout St. Of the building’s 80 units, only 20 … [Read more…]
“” read the entire article Gounley, Thomas. Business Den 6 December 2021.
“The Regional Transportation District-Denver (RTD) is seeking a development partner to construct a transit-oriented housing project near the L Line in Five Points, a neighborhood of Denver. The project would be a mixed-income condominium, located at 29th Avenue and Welton Street, that would create a model of affordable homeownership through a public-private partnership, RTD … [Read more…]
“0.43-acre parking lot in Five Points acquired for community parking Development likely to generate 50-70 housing units Developer selected via 2017 Request for Qualifications (RFQ) failed to secure adequate financing by 2020 and project was terminated” read the entire article Brady, Chessy. RTD November 2021.
“Late last month, in a series of zoning code changes that prompted praise from dozens of local nonprofits and businesses, the Denver City Council substantially reduced minimum parking requirements for new housing developments. The changes come as Colorado’s largest metropolitan region experiences breakneck growth that has inflicted serious strain on local housing markets. In … [Read more…]
“Most zoning code changes are esoteric, relatively minor, and don’t elicit much public interest. Just the phrase “zoning code changes” is probably making your eyelids heavy. But this year was a little different. In late June, Denver City Council approved a major change to the city’s affordable housing zoning code by reducing the minimum … [Read more…]
“When I entered the affordable housing world, one thing I didn’t count on was how many projects across Denver don’t even pass the visioning stage. There are a variety of reasons for this, mainly revolving around finances, but the one I was not counting on was…parking. Yes, you read that right. I had no … [Read more…]
“The RTD Board of Directors has approved a new “equitable” transit-oriented development (TOD) policy that the agency said “gives staff needed flexibility” when developers propose projects on surface parking lots, such as those adjacent to the station at Central Park or at County Line. Developers are no longer required to replace parking spots on … [Read more…]
“Mayor Michael B. Hancock, along with Pancratia Hall Partners, kicked off the restoration of Pancratia Hall today. The repurposed structure will provide 72 units of affordable housing, all with unique layouts to complement the building’s historic character. The City and County of Denver, through the Department of Housing Stability, provided a $3.3 million cash … [Read more…]
“Two key affordable housing developments targeted for people experiencing homelessness were approved for City financing by Denver City Council tonight. Investments totaling $3.7 million, to be made through Denver’s Department of Housing Stability (HOST), will support 187 income-restricted units in Capitol Hill and Northeast Park Hill. “We’re continuing to partner with many organizations to … [Read more…]