Future of Housing Report: Local Housing Issues Brief
These quick issues & video briefs, as a part of FCBR’s Protect Our Housing Future efforts, will be updated as needed to include overviews of critical local issues impacting housing in Northern Colorado and FCBR’s efforts to address them. We hope that you will use these reports to keep yourself, REALTORS®, clients, & other interested parties up to speed on the latest issues.
You can learn more about these items and more by attending our Government Affairs Council meetings held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday from 12-1:30p at FCBR’s offices.
GAC Video Briefing:
April 11, 2017–Transportation, Electricity, and Water Fees
FCBR is calling on members to contact City Council to seek more public education & outreach- Act Now
FCBR slowed efforts to pass this twice in the last six months with less than a three week window without any significant community outreach
FCBR has continued to express concerns over a lack of community outreach with clarity on the impacts of each proposed increase as well as the speed of adoption of these items that will have historic impacts on housing prices
Scheduled for April 25th City Council Work Session & May 16th Regular session for a vote
Significant cost increases for housing due to a changes in formulas and increase in services funded
Calculations for park funding come from Ft. Collins 3 most expensive parks and FCBR would like a more balanced formula for funding
New formula changes from a 60% Commercial – 40% Residential to 60% Residential overnight