• Kathy Smith

HOUSING NEWS—Sept/Oct 2021





Please VOTE!

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2 (your ballot is due by 7 pm)

Golden Informer Complete Golden Guide to the November Election





Golden United’s Housing Task Force Meeting

https://www.goldenunited.org/housing-task-force

Currently Suspended


Check Out These Housing Short Videos

Read Housing Blogs


City Housing News


Learn about Golden’s 2022 Budget Process on Guiding Golden.

Learn about Golden’s Zoning Code Rewrite Mapping on Guiding Golden.


Welcome!

Bodhi Horton is Golden’s new Housing and Community Assistance Navigator

Janet Maccubbin is Golden’s new Housing Policy Coordinator



Golden Hills Mobile Home Park in the NEWS!

Golden residents struggle to buy their mobile home park

Denver Post: A new law was supposed to help Colorado mobile home owners buy their parks. Few have been successful. (10/10/21)



Housing at the State Capitol

New Tenant Laws Became Effective October 1


The Affordable Housing Transformational Task Force and Subpanel are making investment and policy recommendations for 2022 legislation for $400 million from the American Rescue Plan Act dedicated to affordable housing. The Subpanel has identified four strategic priorities for this funding:

  • Expand capacity

  • Stabilize existing affordable housing

  • Strengthen the safety net

  • Ensure equity and access


CPR Series on Colorado’s Housing Crisis

Colorado Public Radio News

Colorado’s housing crisis explained. CPR News is exploring the issue by meeting the people living through it (10/11/21)



Resources

Colorado’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

For BOTH tenants and landlords

CALL or TEXT questions or application documents to 1-888-480-0066

M-F 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Saturdays 8:30 am to 12:30 pm


Homeownership Assistance Fund (HAF) is Coming Soon

U.S. Department of Treasury information

Colorado will have $175 million to address homeownership needs.


Rental and Mortgage Assistance--Where? How?



Mobile Home Parks


GET in the Loop

Contact the Mobile Home Park Oversight Program at MHPOP@state.co.us and request to be added to their email list to receive important updates and information


Sign Up

For Information and Updates from the

Colorado Coalition of Manufactured Home Owners (CoCoMHO)


READ this Denver Post series of articles


Raise rent repeatedly, remove amenities: The core tenets of Colorado’s Mobile Home University and the people who suffer (9/5/21)


These mobile home residents filed complaints to Colorado’s new oversight program. Months later, they’re still waiting (9/20/21)


Four corporate owners generate a quarter of complaints from Colorado’s mobile home residents (9/23/21)


A new law was supposed to help Colorado mobile home owners buy their parks. Few have been successful. (10/10/21)


Predatory towing rampant at Colorado mobile home parks, residents say (10/22/21)



KNOW About Proposed Statewide Rules

Colorado’s Mobile Home Park Oversight Program Rulemaking

(October 5 hearing, public comments, and proposed rules are under “Past Stakeholder Engagement”)



Mobile Home Park Fact Sheets


VISIT the Webpage for Mobile Home Owners in Jeffco

Brought to you by the Colorado Coalition of Manufactured Home Owners (CoCoMHO)


VIEW Webinar Recordings and Slides


Colorado's Oversight Program for Mobile Home Parks

Contact the Mobile Home Park Oversight Program at:

MHPOP@state.co.us (preferred) or 1-833-924-1147 (toll free)



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