Affordable Housing

Amore Realty

With the state and local mask ordinances, you may not be noticing the new faces in town. But, there are some. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon reports.

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The Weekly News Reel takes a look at the top local and regional news stories aired on KDNK between Monday and Friday. This week’s news includes mystery seeds in the mail, growth in new housing in Carbondale, and a special interview with outgoing Carbondale Police Chief Gene Schilling. The Weekly News Reel is taking a hiatus after this week's show. Archived editions can be found here.

Crystal River Marketplace, LLC

The Town of Carbondale will soon have added over 400 new housing units to its inventory since 2016. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has this report.

Colorado Realtor's Association

The average cost of a single-family home in Carbondale rose more than 15 percent from 2018 to 2019, topping one-million dollars. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more on housing statistics, and how Carbondale Trustees, staff, and citizen volunteers are responding to the shortage of affordable options.

Aspen Times reporter Carolyn Sackariason talks on Booked about her story, Community to Lose a Significant Chunk of Designated Affordable Housing, which found that 22 affordable housing developments with APCHA deed restrictions will expire over the next twenty years.   

Neo Studio

 

At the regular council meeting last week Carbondale’s Trustees approved a Major Site Plan Review and Conditional use permit for a lot just north of the roundabout on Highway 133, between Main Street and Colorado Avenue. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more…

 

Town of Carbondale

Carbondale Trustee Ben Bohmfalk talks about a recent work session, highlighting findings from a housing needs assessment and changes to waste hauling. Starting June 3, Carbondale residents can sign up for the new single-hauler trash service.

Poss Architecture

As diligently reported by the Sopris Sun, Carbondale trustees unanimously approved a major site plan review for an eleven-building, mixed-use development due west of the roundabout. Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois described the plan, which includes 23 deed-restricted units, during yesterday’s Everything Under the Sun on KDNK.

Diane Johnson

Host Diane Johnson chats with Carbondale Trustee Lani Kitching about affordable housing options for seniors.

Aspen Pitkin County Employee Housing Inc.

30 affordable rental units, divided between two adjacent buildings, are on their way to being developed along Dolores Way in Carbondale. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more…

Adam Brock

Adam Brock, author of Change Here Now, applies concepts from permaculture to help achieve more resilient and sustainable communities, both urban and rural.

The Sopris Sun

Board president Marilyn Murphy joins editor Will Grandbois and reporter Megan Tackett to discuss the latest in local affairs as covered by The Sopris Sun. Plus, highlights from the recent Colorado Press Association Convention where Carbondale's nonprofit newspaper won three first place press awards.

Artspace

 


In December, the Town of Carbondale contracted Artspace, a nonprofit real estate developer based in Minneapolis, to explore the feasibility of creating new, sustainably affordable spaces for arts and culture in Carbondale. Earlier this month, ArtSpace revealed their findings, including recommended locations. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more. The 38-page report is available for review here.

John Stroud, Post Independent


For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Post Independent reporter John Stroud about recent Glenwood Springs City Council decisions that could impact the town’s affordable housing market. Click here and here to read the stories discussed in the interview.

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