Housing

Mountain Voices Project

Mountain Voices Project has launched The Landlord/Tenant Housing Recovery Plan to help those who've had trouble paying or getting rent due to the financial impacts of COVID-19. John Fox-Rubin and Patrick Morrissy of Mountain Voices speak with Traci about the program. 

Alpine Legal Services

The governor's statewide moratorium on evictions expires on Saturday, June 13. To mitigate potential conflict between landlords and tenants, Alpine Legal Services has established a mediation hotline (970 230-3935). Executive Director Jennifer Wherry shares details about the program with KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh.

Habitat for Humanity

On this month's show, Traci interviews Bo Blodgett, whose work as an AmeriCorps VISTA has evolved into employment as housing development analyst at Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley. Bo also provides an update about the ReStore virtual adaptation.

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.

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…

 

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It's no surprise that Pitkin County has the highest rate of working people in the state who do not earn enough income to pay their bills. And, according to Colorado Department of Labor data, Garfield and Eagle counties are among those that come in second. These figures were presented to Pitkin County commissioners Tuesday. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Aspen Daily News reporter Alycin Bektesh to find out more about something called the Self-Sufficiency Standard.

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.

Kelsy Been

KDNK news director Gavin Dahl speaks to Roaring Fork School District superintendent Dr. Rob Stein about education funding, the digital divide, affordable housing, school lunches, and why equity is important at the new school coming to Glenwood Springs.