September 1

An Introduction to Group Home Regulation— Part II

By Robert Widner In the last edition of our newsletter, we introduced one of the most important yet misunderstood local government planning issues facing communities – group home regulation. The last edition addressed the federal law (Fair Housing Amendments Act) that governs group homes (Part I). In this edition, we discuss Colorado laws and the.

April 1

An Introduction to Group Home Regulation— Part 1

By Robert Widner Over the next several issues, our newsletter will introduce one of the most relevant local government planning issues facing communities – group home regulation. The demand for group living accommodations is increasing due to our aging population, the de-institutionalization of our mentally and physically disabled, and recognition in federal and state laws.