affordable housing

Affordable Housing Deadline

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The deadline to submit an application for purchasing a new affordable housing unit is this Friday June 30th.  Please go to Mountainlands’ website –www.housinghelp.org for additional information and to download the application.   Applications are accepted at Mountainlands’ office at 1960 Sidewinder Dr. Suite 107.

The first public hearing for the South Point Development drew a crowd of about 80 people, most of them critical of the proposal, before the East Side Planning Commission last Thursday. Opponents said the promised benefits aren't there, and that it will ruin the Brown's Canyon area. Rick Brough has more.

South Point, a large residential, commercial, and hotel project proposed for Brown's Canyon, was introduced Thursday at a public hearing before the East Side Planning Commission. In the public hearing, the project caught flak from almost everyone that commented. But before that, the developers presented details, and what they see as benefits from the proposal. Rick Brough has more.

The massive Silver Creek Village project will start to build residential units this summer that will include both market and affordable units. Rick Brough has more.

The Snyderville Planning Commission and the Summit County Council were scheduled to meet to hear a proposal to place an affordable housing development - more than 600 units - near Richardson Flat on property owned by the Mayflower Company., but the meeting was canceled. Rick Brough has more.

Summit County has singed an option to purchase the Cline-Dahle parcel, just past Jeremy Ranch Elementary along the Rasmussen frontage road. County officials say they're acquiring the parcel, of nearly 30 acres, to look at solutions for traffic congestion and affordable housing. Rick Brough has more.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Bonanza Park Developer Mark Fisher and Michelle O'Brien from Stein Eriksen Lodge about the new affordable housing that opened this winter. Park City Chamber Bureau Director Bill Malone has a look ahead at the winter season. Local Author Amber Christenson has details about her new book and Musician Kurt Bestor talks about his upcoming shows at the Egyptian Theater.

On today's program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City Manager Diane Foster about hiring  a new Community Development Director, affordable housing and the economic benefits of filming on Main Street. Chris Steinkamp is the Executive Director of Protect Our Winters (POW) and how they're message to save snow is spreading around the world via professional winter athletes. Park City Police Captain Phil Kirk and Police Officer Wife MeriAnn Boxall talk about the Paint the Town Blue event on Saturday.

As part of its formal agenda tonight the Park City Council approved an agreement that will settle a lawsuit with the owner of an affordable-housing unit in the Empire Pass area. Rick Brough has more.

Affordable Housing Created In Park City

Feb 10, 2014
courtesy of Park City Municipal

Although it cost Park City Municipal $750 thousand dollars to placate Park City Heights developer, Ivory Homes, after contaminated soils were found on the land the City sold to them, the City insists it still accomplished its goal of creating affordable housing.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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