Press Releases

2903, 2024

Press Release: YVHA Receives Clean Audit Report Demonstrating Commitment to Transparency and Accountability

March 29th, 2024|Press Releases|

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO – The Yampa Valley Housing Authority (YVHA) is pleased to announce that it has received a clean audit report for 2023, like it has in previous years. The audit, conducted by McMahan and Associates, LLC, underscores YVHA’s steadfast commitment to transparency, accountability, and financial responsibility. YVHA’s assets increased $1.4

2603, 2024

Press Release: City of Steamboat Springs Voters Vote No to Annex the Brown Ranch

March 26th, 2024|Press Releases|

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO. --- City Clerk Julie Franklin announced that early results show that the Brown Ranch annexation question failed. YVHA’s Executive Director, Jason Peasley reacted to the vote with this statement. “After the gift of $24 million to purchase the Brown Ranch, a robust community engagement effort, and the Brown Ranch Annexation

1103, 2024

Press Release: Federal Appropriations Legislation Designates a $1 Million Grant for Water and Sewer Upgrades at Whitehaven Mobile Park

March 11th, 2024|Press Releases|

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO – Thanks to the hard work of Congressman Joe Neguse, a $1 million grant for water and sewer infrastructure for Whitehaven Mobile Home Park was included in the first set of government funding bills signed into law by President Biden on Saturday, March 9. The Yampa Valley Housing Authority (YVHA) will

703, 2024

Press Release: Housing Demand Study Available on YVHA website

March 7th, 2024|Press Releases|

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO – The housing demand study referred to in the City of Steamboat Springs and Yampa Valley Housing Authority (YVHA) Annexation Agreement can be found in the Community Development Plan (CDP) here.  The Housing Demand Study was written by the consultants, RCLCO and part of Community Development Plan released in

911, 2023

Press Release: YVHA Awarded Grants for Building Infrastructure at the Brown Ranch Totaling Almost $7,000,000

November 9th, 2023|Press Releases|

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO – The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) awarded the Yampa Valley Housing Authority (YVHA) two grants for Brown Ranch infrastructure this week. The first grant for $5,000,000 is for geothermal infrastructure and the second grant for almost $2,000,000 is for the construction of wastewater infrastructure, both at Neighborhood A

1910, 2023

Press Release: YVHA Breaks Ground on Mid Valley Attainable Housing Project

October 19th, 2023|Press Releases|

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO – The Yampa Valley Housing Authority (YVHA) held a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday on its newest attainable housing project called Mid Valley. Community members joined local elected officials, YVHA board and staff, the Lone Tree Trust development team and the Hausmann construction team to celebrate the start of this project. Mid

1409, 2023

Press Release: YVHA Approves Resolution in Support of the Allocation of 75% of Short-Term Rental Tax for the Brown Ranch

September 14th, 2023|Press Releases|

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO – At their monthly board meeting, the YVHA unanimously approved the board resolution supporting the City of Steamboat Springs proposed allocation of 75% of short-term rental taxes collected towards the Brown Ranch affordable and attainable housing project, including infrastructure. Below is the language of the resolution: YAMPA VALLEY HOUSING AUTHORITY

1007, 2023

Press Release: YVHA Receives $4 Million DOLA Grant for Its Mid Valley Project

July 10th, 2023|Press Releases|

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO – As part of the Yampa Valley Housing Authority’s (YVHA) effort to quickly build local workforce housing, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Division of Housing awarded YVHA a $4,000,000 grant through the state legislative bill, HB22-1304 Transformational Affordable Housing, Homeownership, and Workforce Housing Grant Program for its Mid Valley