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EPP May Event - Adaptive Reuse at EarthTreks

EarthTreks and City of Englewood staff will talk about the process involved in converting the former Sports Authority building into a climbing gym, and how the project contributes to the long range vision and placemaking efforts of the City.

CPI 2019 Technical Training Workshop Series: Masonry

Colorado Preservation, Inc.

CPI 2019 Technical Training Workshop Series: Assessments

Colorado Preservation, Inc.

CPI 2019 Technical Training Workshop Series: Timber

Colorado Preservation, Inc.

Community Inclusion: A Prerequisite to Solving the Housing Affordability Crisis

Living in Colorado is expensive. With population growth and housing costs steadily rising, the need for affordable housing becomes more urgent. The median home price in Denver as of April was $438,300 – rents averaged $1,500. These prices have pushed residents out of their lifelong neighborhoods, and have even, in some unfortunate instances, pushed people out of reliable housing altogether. Facing a growing housing crisis, community leaders must find housing solutions that balance the benefits of growth with the housing needs of all citizens.

Presidents Message May 2019

CHPC Health Symposium

Colorado Healthy Partners Coalition (CHPC)
Health Symposium
Tuesday, May 28 2019
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Lawrence Street Center, Denver

Generational Bond: Affordable Senior Housing Helping Families Grow Old Together

Architects working on projects that include Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) for senior housing focus primarily on code requirements and building amenities. While those attributes are necessary for multi-family buildings, there are other auxiliary factors to consider: age-in-place planning and convenient access to nearby transportation. These factors are sometimes difficult to quantify but play a significant role in senior living.

The Art of Selecting a Good Development Partner

Consider this scenario: Your community has a housing problem. Your elected officials have promised solutions. The private sector can’t overcome the financial gap alone. There’s a nice piece of publicly owned land, and political will to build housing there. Now what? Creating a public/private partnership to share risk and achieve community goals could be the way. Public/private partnerships for housing have loads of creative potential. And, a few common pitfalls. Here we explore some best practices to set your community up for success.

LIMBY: The “Live in My Back Yard” Invitation

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) provide citizens with an “Live In My Back Yard” (LIMBY) alternative to perpetual NIMBY / YIMBY headbutting that dominates not-so neighborly discourse surrounding development. This alternative invites a shift in perspective and embraces significant and growing support from zoning and planning documents, including the recent adoption of Blueprint Denver, as it seeks to change the city by reimagining our role within it

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