affordable housing

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.

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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.

A co-housing project, the first of its kind in Park City, has recently been given a green light and this affordable private project can now move forward. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

As the Green Park co-housing project stalls with project plans coming up against City ordinances, the group is hoping those land management codes can morph to allow for a project that the city, itself, says it's committed to. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City shares culture, active lifestyles and amazing opportunities with New York City, Hawaii and San Diego.

Unfortunately, it shares housing prices too.

Originally aired April 11, 2013.

Park City Municipal is being sued by the owner of an affordable-housing unit in the Flagstaff neighborhood. In the litigation filed in Third District Court, Gretchen Brooks says that under the city's enforcement of the Deed Restriction on her unit, she can't rent it for enough to cover her costs, and she can't personally use the housing.   Rick Brough has more.