Compromise still elusive as Boulder’s co-op debate inches toward finish – Boulder Daily Camera

The limitations written into the latest drafted version of Boulder’s new co-operative housing ordinance are such that if the ordinance were adopted today, only about 1 percent of the city’s total housing stock would be eligible for co-ops, and a maximum of about 150 people would become licensed co-op residents.And yet, a proposed policy that would apply to a very small fraction of the city’s roughly 20,000 housing units has provoked one of the more contentious public debates in recent local history.

“I’ve never seen this many (citizen) emails on a subject before,” said City Attorney Tom Carr, who reported receiving about 70 in one 90-minute stretch of Monday afternoon.

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