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  A group of city and county officials have proposed re-writing the agreement that governs the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority. In their board retreat Tuesday, the commissioners weighed in on what a public housing program could look like in the future.

This week: Years after marijuana is legalized in Colorado, it may soon be sold in Snowmass Village, residents react to the pot prospect and consider an additional tax on the drug.

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The Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority is reaching out to the program's homeowners associations to see how healthy their rainy day funds are.

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On Tuesday, the Pitkin County Commissioners met with the Aspen City Council to discuss their intergovernmental agreement, dictating  how the workforce housing program is run.

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Prospective homeowners hoping to buy into the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority program will soon be required to take a homebuyer education course first.

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Thanks to a strong February, overall winter occupancy in Aspen and Snowmass Village is pacing within one percentage point of last year.

This week Aspen City Council member Adam Frisch expressed concern about oversight of the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA).

  

In 1982, the City of Aspen and Pitkin County signed an agreement creating the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA). Now, in 2017, there are nearly 3,000 regulated units for sale and rent, and yet we are still in a housing crunch.

This week, the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority submitted a budget seeking funding to update its entire information system.

Next Generation Advisory Commission is under fire after suggesting trade-downs as a way of opening up employee housing units.

 The Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority has updated its website for the first time in 15 years.

Valley Roundup for Oct. 6, 2017

Oct 5, 2017

 

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

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Aspen’s Truscott II affordable rental buildings were built through a partnership with the the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA) and private partners. The contracts expire this year, which leaves room for new opportunities.

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  All year, the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority board has made “trade downs” a discussion topic during their meetings.

Elise Thatcher

  The Aspen Pitkin Housing Authority board has approved changes to the income categories that qualify residents for subsidized housing. But the city and county elected leadership must approve the measures and well.

Alycin Bektesh / Aspen Public Radio News

The City of Aspen is coming up with solutions to support businesses affected by the upcoming Glenwood Springs Grand Avenue Bridge closure.

New guidelines have been approved regarding asset caps for those applying for Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority residences.

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The Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners will address affordable housing from multiple angles Tuesday.

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There are three parcels of city-owned land set to become Aspen’s newest affordable rental offerings.

Valley Roundup for Nov. 25, 2016

Nov 25, 2016

Welcome to a Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

 

Politics are still in play in Basalt — after two elections and the resignation of the town manager.

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