To enhance local affordability. To foster inclusive communities.

Housing Solutions Lab

Helping cities plan, launch, and evaluate equitable housing policies


Boulder, CO Aerial View Boulder was a part of the Housing Solutions Lab’s 2020-2021 Peer Cities Network. The Network brought housing officials and leaders from seven cities together to share information about how they were responding to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and associated housing challenges.

lhs-case-study This case study details how the Boulder County Regional Housing Partnership led the development of a new regional housing plan and how the participating jurisdictions worked together to achieve shared goals.

LHS Video Clay Fong, the community relations manager for Boulder’s Office of Human Rights, was a panelist for our Reckoning with the History of Housing Segregation virtual event, a discussion on how to advance equity in local housing planning.

Lab Notes

Read more about our work to help strengthen data collection for Boulder’s Emergency Rental Assistance program at Lab Notes.

Analyze IconOur Housing Needs Assessment Tool shows the increase in the share of Portland renter households earning $35,000-$50,000 and $50,000-$75,000 that are rent burdened from 2015 to 2020, despite a decrease in the overall share of rent burdened households.

Bar chart showing the change in the rental stock available at less than $500 and $1000 a month in Boulder between 2015 and 2020: the share of units with rents less than $500 stayed the same, while the share of units with rents less than $1000 decreased from 30 percent to 11 percent.

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