TIPTON MEASURE TO PROTECT STATE WATER LAW, PRIVATE PROPERTY AND WATER RIGHTS PASSES HOUSE

The House of Representatives passed language from Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 2939), to prevent the federal government from using funds to circumvent state water law or violate private property and water rights. This language was included H.R. 6147, a bill to fund the Department of Interior and Environmental Protection Agency for FY19.
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zavvie Reveals Colorado’s Hottest Neighborhoods with ‘Hot Hoodz’

What are Colorado’s hottest neighborhoods? Denver’s West Colfax and Chaffee Park are on the list, as are Old Town in Windsor, Downtown in Colorado Springs, and Keewaydin in Boulder. That’s according to December’s “Hot Hoodz,” released by zavvie, a national HyperLocal and social media real estate marketing startup based in Boulder
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New KTGY-Designed 55+ Apartment Community Coming to Denver Metro

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today that Avenida Partners, LLC has begun construction of a new 230-unit service-enriched rental community for active adults age 55 and better in the metro Denver. Avenida Lakewood is located just six miles from downtown Denver and in the heart of Lakewood at the corner of Colfax Avenue and Owens Street.
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Startup zavvie helps Colorado homeowners find the “savvy” real estate agents

To characterize Molly and Michael Rowells as experienced home sellers is an understatement, considering that collectively, they've moved more than a dozen times. The couple has four children and both are retired U.S. military veterans. More
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Colorado’s 8z Real Estate Wins “Top Workplaces” Honor

Colorado’s 8z Real Estate, known for its collaborative work environment and home to top producing teams that support one another, is on fire just as the spring home selling season heats up on the state’s Front Range.

Bipartisan Group of Senators Look to Permanently Reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Richard Burr (R-NC), and others today introduced legislation to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which protects and promotes access to America's parks, rivers, forests, and public lands.

TIPTON INTRODUCES BILLS TO PROTECT RIGHTS OF PRIVATE LAND OWNERS

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) has introduced two bills to protect the rights of private land owners: the Land Adjacency Notification and Disclosure (LAND) Act (H.R. 1965), and the Resurveys Entitle Adjacent Landowners (REAL) Protection Act (H.R. 1966)
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Colorado startup zavvie helps real estate agents dominate their neighborhoods

From Denver to Colorado Springs, Boulder to Fort Collins, zavvie - a new Colorado real estate startup - is offering to turn top producing real estate agents into the “Digital Mayor” of their neighborhoods.

Secretary Jewell Directs Continued Work on Crucial Colorado River Basin Water Agreements

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today issued a Secretarial Order directing the Department of the Interior and its bureaus to continue collaborative efforts to finalize important drought contingency actions designed to reduce the risk of water shortages in the Upper and Lower Colorado River Basins and build on recent progress to complete “Minute 32X” – a long-term Colorado River bi-national cooperative agreement with Mexico.
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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Shadow-Anchored Walmart Neighborhood Market Shopping Center in Denver...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm represented the buyer and seller in the sale of an 83,278-square-foot shopping center, shadow-anchored by a Walmart Neighborhood Market in the Denver metro area. The shopping center, Arvada West Town Center, is located on 14.65 acres at 14455-14715 West 64th Avenue in the city of Arvada, Colo. The sale price could not be disclosed.

HUD ANNOUNCES HOUSING DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENT BETWEEN DENVER FAIR HOUSING GROUP AND COLORADO LANDLORDS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement resolving allegations that the owners and manager of an apartment complex in Littleton, Colorado, discriminated against families with children and people with disabilities. The voluntary conciliation agreement settles a complaint brought by Denver Metro Fair Housing Center against owners George and Helen Turk, along with their property management company, Katchen & Company, Inc., who were accused of having a ‘no kids’ policy and limiting housing options for persons with disabilities.

ULI Receives $250,000 Grant From Colorado Health Foundation to Support Institute’s Efforts on Building...

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has received a grant totaling $250,000 from the Colorado Health Foundation to support a range of institute efforts to promote building for health and wellness through its Building Healthy Places initiative. The initiative leverages the power of ULI’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities. The new grant builds on generous support provided by the Colorado Health Foundation to advance ULI’s health-related work, including an emphasis on communities in Colorado.

Colorado Energy Office, Energy Outreach Colorado and GRID Alternatives Colorado Collaborate to Create Milestone...

The Colorado Energy Office (CEO), Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC), and GRID Alternatives Colorado today recognize the adoption of strong consumer protections and program offerings to bring equity and access of renewable energy to low-income customers served by Xcel Energy.

State provides $500,000 in grants to improve water quality

This year, seven entities across the state will receive $525,185 in grant funds for projects aimed to improve water quality. Projects must be focused in one of three areas: stormwater management training, projects that improve water quality where there’s been a violation, and the planning and/or construction of stormwater or wastewater improvement projects. Government agencies, publicly owned water systems and nonprofit water systems, watershed groups, stormwater program administrators, training providers, and private landowners were eligible to apply

MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH MERCY HOUSING TO PRESERVE AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR SINGLE PARENTS...

Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., announced that it has partnered with Mercy Housing, Inc. (MHI) to preserve 106 affordable homes for single parents in Denver, Colo

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Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement of new guidelines for families to install renewable energy and water conservation projects in their homes.

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TIPTON MEASURE TO PROTECT STATE WATER LAW, PRIVATE PROPERTY AND WATER...

The House of Representatives passed language from Congressman Scott Tipton’s (CO-03) Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 2939), to prevent the federal government from using funds to circumvent state water law or violate private property and water rights. This language was included H.R. 6147, a bill to fund the Department of Interior and Environmental Protection Agency for FY19.

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Tipton: FHA Practices Pose Risk to Taxpayers

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