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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.

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

GRID ALTERNATIVES SUPPORTS XCEL ENERGY SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT TO EXPAND LOW-INCOME ACCESS TO SOLAR ENERGY

GRID Alternatives Colorado, an affiliate of the nation’s largest nonprofit solar installer, today announced its support for a comprehensive utility settlement being considered by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) this week to address significant state energy policy issues and increase access to solar power for Colorado’s most underserved communities.

Colorado Voters Oppose Raising Rates on Consumer Loans, Says Survey

A new survey finds that Colorado voters strongly oppose the idea of raising interest rates on consumer loans. Opposition was widespread among voters across lines of race, party affiliation, and household income, but the intensity of opposition was especially strong among voters of color and those who had served in the military. Overall, 51% of voters said they would be "much more likely" to vote against a legislator who voted to increase interest rates. That number rose to 58% of military service-members or veterans, and 62% of non-whites.

Michael Kercheval named executive director of CU Real Estate Center

David Ikenberry, dean of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder, today announced the appointment of global business leader Michael P. Kercheval as executive director of the CU Real Estate Center (CUREC). The appointment is effective July 1.

Gov. Hickenlooper, industry stakeholders, to highlight Colorado as wind power leader

Members of the press are invited to attend an exclusive live press conference release of the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) 2015 U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report, which will show the U.S. wind energy industry supporting more jobs than ever.

Colorado Begins Using Uniform Mortgage Test; 51 State Agencies Now Using the Test

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) announced today that the Colorado Division of Real Estate, part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies, began using the National SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) Test with Uniform State Content on March 1, bringing the total number of state agencies that use the test to 51

Wind and solar companies visit Colorado State Capitol to support clean energy economic growth

Top executives from leading U.S. wind, solar and clean tech companies will visit the State Capitol tomorrow to meet with top state policymakers to discuss how Colorado’s continued renewable energy leadership can help grow well-paying jobs and economic investment in the Centennial State

An interstate for renewable energy

The United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production by up to 78 percent below 1990 levels within 15 years while meeting increased demand, according to a new study by NOAA and University of Colorado Boulder researchers

Reservoir evaporation a big challenge for water managers in West

Water managers in Colorado and the West scrambling to meet the growing demand for increasingly scarce water supplies caused by large populations far from water resources, climate change and drought need to focus more effort on conserving water, including addressing reservoir evaporation, say University of Colorado Boulder researchers

COHNREZNICK LLP SPONSORS “LIVE IN HOPE” BREAKFAST TO BENEFIT MERCY HOUSING COLORADO

Business and community leaders, volunteers, and donors joined forces yesterday morning to support Mercy Housing Colorado, a national non-profit based in Denver that builds and manages affordable housing in Colorado and nationwide.

CU-Boulder Fall Welcome and Move-in feature community-building events

The goal of Fall Welcome is to ensure that the transition to CU-Boulder is an engaging, healthy and positive experience for all students. Workshops for parents are also planned on topics such as maintaining your sanity while supporting your freshman child and helping students manage stress in healthy ways.

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Polis statement on Obama Administration’s move to increase homeowner access to...

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

Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) questioned Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro during a House Committee on Financial Services oversight hearing to examine the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) precarious financial state 1st Priority Roofing