Thistle’s Ongoing Response to Covid-19

Thistle’s Ongoing Response to Covid-19

What is Thistle’s ongoing response to Covid-19? Caring is what we do! The health and safety of our residents, staff, and those that support our mission are of critical concern to Thistle. Learning is what we do! During the past four months, Thistle has monitored and implemented the scientific information coming from the CDC, Governor […]

Thistle’s Offices Closed to all Walk-in Clients

Thistle’s Offices Closed to all Walk-in Clients

1. Effective immediately, Thistle’s offices are currently closed to all walk-in clients. Please call to make an appointment before coming to our 6000 Spine office.   2. We’ll continue to process applications and lease renewals. We’ll set up a “paperwork” drop-off point at 6000 Spine.   3. As of now, our grounds crew will continue […]

How Thistle is Responding to COVID-19

How Thistle is Responding to COVID-19

Thistle values the members of our Communities and those that support our mission. We appreciate your trust and want to update you on our preparation for COVID-19 (the Coronavirus). Thistle is open and accepting applications, renewals, payments, and inquiries.  Call or come by.  If the situation changes, we will post any reduction in services, closures, […]

Rivermaze Coop Canon City Colorado

Rivermaze Coop Canon City Colorado

The new Rivermaze Coop in Canon City, Colorado is comprised of 35 very happy families! On behalf of the Thistle ROC program, I am happy to announce the successful closing of Colorado’s third Resident Owned Community: the Rivermaze Coop! On Monday, November 25th, Rivermaze board members Cheryl and Kevin sat down with myself and their […]

Boulder’s New Affordable Rentals

Boulder’s New Affordable Rentals

New affordable rentals will soon be available in Boulder County. Thistle | Boulder’s Affordable Home Developer Talk about a makeover! Construction is moving along smartly these days on 53 units of affordable housing at Thistle’s new Bustop Apartments. They’ll be ready for residents January 2020. Thistle Communities’ Bus Stop development has a colorful past. The […]

Topping-Off Ceremony at The Bus Stop Apartments

Topping-Off Ceremony at The Bus Stop Apartments

Thistle Communities hosted a traditional topping-off ceremony at The Bus Stop Apartments on June 20. This is Thistle’s newest affordable-housing development at 4871 Broadway in Boulder, the former location of the iconic Bustop Gentlemen’s Club. The event celebrated the building of 53 new affordable housing units in the city. Joining the fun was the development’s […]

Redevelopment Begins in North Boulder

Redevelopment Begins in North Boulder

Thistle is thrilled to announce that the redevelopment of The Bus Stop Apartments is underway The two-acre site is the former location of a gentleman’s club in North Boulder which had been in existence for over 40 years. The redevelopment is aimed at housing the community’s artists. The complex will house 53 permanently affordable rental […]

First ROC | Resident-Owned Community | in Colorado

First ROC | Resident-Owned Community | in Colorado

CAÑON CITY, Colo. — Thistle, a Certified Technical Assistance Provider of ROC USA®, is proud to announce the establishment of the first resident-owned community in Colorado. Homeowners in Cañon City purchased their neighborhood for just over $2 million on Dec. 14. “Thistle ROC is proud to have assisted the 38 families in the successful purchase […]

Turning the Page at Boulder’s Bustop

Turning the Page at Boulder’s Bustop

Celebrate with the NoBo arts community and affordable housing supporters as the Bustop is transformed into affordable housing and arts space! Enjoy dancing, art-making, music and performances. Come be photographed for the “Portraits of NoBo” art exhibit and help launch a Construction Fence Art project. You do not need to be an artist to participate […]

Resident Research Adds to Housing Discussions

Resident Research Adds to Housing Discussions

One of the voices rarely heard in Boulder’s affordable housing discussion is that of people living in affordable homes. Thistle decided to listen. Since 2015, Thistle has been collaborating with researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder on the Boulder Affordable Housing Research Initiative (BAHRI) to learn more about what low-income working families face on […]