Russ Chandler who owns The Full Cycle bike stores (and cafe) in Boulder understands how important housing for his employees is to his business and their quality of life. Helping employees live where they work will reduce parking and traffic congestion, he says, and can be supported by everyone.

Tim Thomas of North St. in Boulder, whose Mom lives in affordable housing, argued powerfully for Boulder to stand up for its commitment to diversity by providing more housing that could more likely include People of Color and mixed-income working families. See his testimony and that of 16 other housing advocates at the September 24 public hearing about the Alpine Balsam Area Plan  here  (skip forward to public hearing).

Tim Thomas of North St. in Boulder, whose Mom lives in affordable housing, argued powerfully for Boulder to stand up for its commitment to diversity by providing more housing that could more likely include People of Color and mixed-income working families. See his testimony and that of 16 other housing advocates at the September 24 public hearing about the Alpine Balsam Area Plan here (skip forward to public hearing).

Ina Rochelle teaches in Boulder Valley Public Schools. She lives at Wild Sage Co-housing. She says this style of living would be broadly popular if offered and Alpine Balsam is a good place for it. “Living where you work is a good way to build community” she notes. “Appreciation-moderated” units would work for other teachers too-it has for her for 15 years!

Volunteers sporting hospital scrub caps to promote housing for working families at Alpine Balsam City Council Meeting 5-16-19

Volunteers sporting hospital scrub caps to promote housing for working families at Alpine Balsam City Council Meeting 5-16-19