Current Initiatives


At the both the state and local level, NDC pushes for access to quality housing at all price points

Takeaways from NDC’s time at the NCRC Just Economy Conference

NDC was proud to once again lead Colorado’s delegation on the annual Hill Day, meeting with legislative staff from Senator Hickenlooper’s, Senator Bennet’s, and Representative Pettersen’s offices. Colorado’s delegation was the largest ever for the state, and among the...

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Property Tax Commission

After the failure of Proposition HH in 2023, the State Legislature convened a “special session” to devise temporary tax relief measures. The session also created a Property Tax Commission composed of legislators, county commissioners, advocates, assessors, and school...

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2024 Bills We Are Monitoring

In the first week of the legislative session over 130 bills were introduced. Of those introduced, NDC is monitoring the following bills: Prohibit Residential Occupancy Limits, HB 24-1007 - This bill would prohibit local governments from setting residential occupancy...

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Property Tax Reform

Between the ongoing influence of TABOR, the legacy of the Gallagher Amendment, and a variety of other political idiosyncrasies, Colorado has a property tax system rife with inefficiencies and unintended consequences (for instance, CO currently ranks 48th in the...

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Final Rule Issued for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)

Background: The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), a critical piece of bank regulation, was recently updated for the first time since 1995. Below is a summary of the background of the CRA and the impacts its updated language may have on community development in...

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NDC and member organizations are always striving to bring more housing options to metro-Denver

Park Hill Golf Course Development Voted Down. What’s Next?

The former Park Hill Golf Course will remain as is for now, due to the results of the 2023 Denver election. Voter turnout was low for this election with only 38% of registered Denverites weighing in. Roughly 60% of those who did cast a ballot, rejected measure 2O...

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Walden35 Groundbreaking Event a Success

Current Initiatives On August 17, 2022, we celebrated the groundbreaking of Walden35. AHA's Executive Director, Craig A. Maraschky, along with Housing Developer, Sarah Vogl, introduced special guests Governor Jared Polis, Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman, Councilmember Steve...

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Bennet Tours Habitat for Humanity Project

Current Initiatives Denver –– Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Maiker Housing Partners Executive Director Peter LiFari joined Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver CEO Heather Lafferty for a tour of Aria Homes by Habitat, an affordable housing...

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Aurora Housing Authority Awarded Tax Credits for Affordable TOD

Current Initiatives Aurora, CO – November 12, 2021 – The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) awarded the Housing Authority of the City of Aurora (AHA) $970,004 in state Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) to build the second phase of Peoria Crossing. The...

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Press coverage of the most recent NDC and member projects across the Front Range

Office Redevelopments at All-Time High

Mile High CRE | November 28th, 2022

The Rose on Colfax Tops Out

Mile High CRE | November 1st, 2022

C-Suite Awards winner: Michael Niyompong

Denver Business Journal | September 23rd, 2022

Ribbon cutting for Tierra del Sol

The Monte Vista Journal | June 30th, 2022

16th Street Mall Renovation Breaks Ground

Mile High CRE | April 18th, 2022

Word of Thanks: Brothers Redevelopment

9 News | April 13th, 2022

Affordable housing for seniors and veterans coming to Lakewood

Denver Business Journal | April 13th, 2022

Column: John Parvensky is Denver’s ‘Mr. Smith’

The Denver Gazette | April 8th, 2022

Valor on the Fax seeks to hire community members

Denver Channel 7 | April 7th, 2022

The Largest Cultural Celebration in Colorado Returns

North Forty News | April 1st, 2022

Trailer park residents plot to become landowners

Carlsbad Current Argus. | March 23rd, 2022

On the bus to a better future

Red MSU Denver | March 22nd, 2022

Housing and Education

Denver Journal of Education & Communty | March 11th, 2022

Affordable Housing Project Opens in Adams County

Mile High CRE | February 7th, 2022

Child Care Costs More Than Half the Income of Some Colorado Parents

Colorado Times Recorder | February 1st, 2022

Homeless deaths spike in metro Denver

Axios Denver | January 4th, 2022

(un)affordable: Affordability 101

Boulder Weekly | Dec 17th, 2021