Public Affairs Update

Public Affairs Update…………………………………………………..November 4, 2015

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  • Homeownership is the Key to Wealth-Building, Middle Class

  • Feds Seek Input on Marketplace Lending

  • Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Noon to 1:00pm at BARA

  • In Case You Missed It

     

    It has been a long campaign. Thank You! to all BARA members for taking the time to review candidates and issues and for voting in this year’s election. By the time you read this Public Affairs Update election results will be known. Our deadline for this edition was end of business on Friday, October 30. We will provide election coverage and analysis next week in the Wednesday BARA News Now.

     

    Homeownership is the Key to Wealth-Building, Middle Class

    Sustainable homeownership is the “gateway to the middle class” for many Americans and is the primary source of wealth creation for many, which is why increasing the homeownership rate is so critical to a healthy economy, according to a panel at a housing forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. READ MORE [Source: DSNews.com 10-28-2015]

     

    Feds Seek Input on Marketplace Lending
    The Department of Treasury has issued a request for information about marketplace lending, or practices such as online banks, peer-to-peer lending, and crowdfunding that are alternative lenders to small businesses and others. The request is focused mainly on the lenders' business practices, especially evaluating borrower creditworthiness.  [Source: NAR Weekly]

     

    Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Noon to 1:00pm at BARA

    Guest Speakers

    Nadine Lee, RTD US 36 BRT Project Manager

  • Nadine will present on the Flatiron Flyer Opening January 3, 2016

    Kristi Estes/Sheryl Machado, CDOT/Ames/Granite

  • Kristi and Sheryl will present on the US 36 Express Lanes Project Completion Early 2016 with the latest commuter news updates

    Audrey De Barros, 36 Commuting Solutions Executive Director

  • Audrey will present what’s ahead for regional transportation (arterial BRT studies on 119, Colo. 7 and 287. And, US 36 final mile implementation, as well exploration of US 36 metro districts)

    Mark your calendars today and look for a final agenda and details in the November 11 Public Affairs Update

     

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