The City of Denver has concluded “it is possible” that Forest City can meet its obligation to provide a minimum of 10 percent “affordable” for-sale housing in Stapleton by the time buildout of market rate homes is completed.
A recent study of “Housing Affordability in Stapleton” presents a demographic profile comparing Stapleton, Lowry, the city of Denver, and metro Denver.
The Park Creek Metropolitan District (PCMD) has agreed to pay the Westerly Creek Metro District’s (WCMD) costs for independent legal counsel.
Every residential and commercial sale in Stapleton pays the “community investment fee”—one-quarter of 1 percent of the property’s sale price (after the first $100,000).
Meeting new neighbors has been a recurring fact of life in Stapleton as homes spring up at a rate of about 600 a year. Two of those new neighbors, Taylor and Garrett Norwell, moved into the recently completed Spruce Townhomes on Montview Blvd. Knowing everyone has a story, we asked these 29-year-old first time homeowners […]
In four separate incidents from Dec. 31 through Feb. 7, numerous residents of the Northfield Apartments, an income-qualified rental complex in Conservatory Green, had their tires slashed. In total, 54 vehicles in the parking lot and surrounding streets were vandalized by an unknown suspect(s), with some vehicles damaged more than once.
At the Feb. 21 SUN meeting, Mayor Michael Hancock said the issue of affordable housing in Stapleton has been a “challenging one.”
Landri Taylor, Stapleton Foundation executive director, announced at the November CAB meeting a study into how the foundation could assist buyers in making down payments on affordable homes.
The city of Denver will not enforce the Green Book vision for rental housing at Stapleton. “While the Stapleton Development Plan (Green Book) is mentioned in the Development Agreement as ‘principles’ to be adhered to, the Development Agreement does not adopt those principles as enforceable terms,” says Denver’s housing director Rick Padilla.
The Northfield Apartments officially opened their doors to residents on Nov. 4.