City and County of Denver
Office of Economic Development
Draft 2019 Housing Action Plan Available for Public Comment
Online survey seeks feedback on draft 2019 Action Plan for Affordable Housing
DENVER, CO — Tuesday, August 21, 2018 — The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) announces the release of a draft 2019 annual housing action plan for public comment. OED is soliciting feedback on the city’s draft 2019 Action Plan for Affordable Housing. The action plan outlines specific work informed by Housing an Inclusive Denver, the city’s five-year comprehensive housing plan.
The 2019 Action Plan is available for comment through September 14, 2018 through the following online survey.
OED has worked with the Housing Advisory Committee (HAC) since May to inform the draft 2019 Action Plan. The public review draft of the plan was approved for public comment at the August HAC meeting, and final changes to the plan will be considered by the HAC later this fall.
The purpose of the 2019 Action Plan is to guide the city’s investments and policy priorities in support of Housing an Inclusive Denver over the coming year. The document outlines:
- Current housing and demographic conditions to drive prioritization of housing resources in 2019;
- Overview of 2019 resources available for investment in development, preservation and programs;
- Projected investments and outcomes in 2019 based on current pipeline of projects and programs;
- Key action items from the Housing an Inclusive Denver plan that the city and its partners will focus on in 2019 to expand the affordable housing toolbox and promote the core goals of the plan; and
- The city and its partners’ steps to implement the 2019 Action Plan priorities
The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) is dedicated to advancing economic prosperity for the City of Denver, its businesses, neighborhoods and residents. Working with a wide variety of community partners, OED operates to create a local environment that stimulates balanced growth through job creation, business assistance, housing options, neighborhood redevelopment and the development of a skilled workforce.