A housing field of dreams in Ridgway?

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The Telluride Foundation is proposing to erect two dozen homes on an old ballfield. But the school district and county must agree to donate the land. Residents opposed a previous plan to build there

  • This concept sketch was included in the presentation to the Ridgway School Board last week to illustrate the idea for the affordable housing pilot project proposed by the Telluride Foundation. The foundation has chosen Ridgway as one of three communities for rural affordable housing projects, and is asking for the land to be donated. Courtesy Telluride Foundation
    This concept sketch was included in the presentation to the Ridgway School Board last week to illustrate the idea for the affordable housing pilot project proposed by the Telluride Foundation. The foundation has chosen Ridgway as one of three communities for rural affordable housing projects, and is asking for the land to be donated. Courtesy Telluride Foundation
The Telluride Foundation is asking the Ridgway School District and Ouray County to hand over an old baseball field in Ridgway for its new affordable housing initiative, where the foundation hopes to build a neighborhood for two dozen families. The Rural Homes Initiative seeks to build 55 homes in Nucla, Norwood and Ridgway in the next three years, with income limits aimed at housing teachers, law…

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