August 5

Office Consolidation

Thistle combined four offices into one, improving staff communication and efficiency.
June 1

Partnerships Expanded

Thistle became a third-party property management company for tax credit partners for 131 apartments in the City of Boulder.
December 1

Planning Began for New Development Projects

Three homeownership development projects came to fruition over the next five years, adding 51 homes to City of Boulder including 24 permanently affordable.
December 6

Mapleton Mobile Home Park preserved

After years of negotiations, Thistle purchased MMHP (135 sites) from the City of Boulder.
February 24

Thistle joined NeighborWorks America

As part of the NeighborWorks network, Thistle receives investments, technical support and training.
December 1

Thistle expanded to Longmont

Purchases included 131 apartments in three complexes.
July 10

Homeowners purchased their first Community Land Trust homes

Buena Vista added 57 ownership homes to the City of Boulder affordable housing stock.
June 10

Thistle became a developer

Planning for the Buena Vista development project in North Boulder began.
May 10

Thistle was created

Thistle was created in 1989 to meet the need for affordable and accessible rental housing, serving 19 people with disabilities.