Polis Lake Hill Bill Passes Committee

    Polis Lake Hill Bill Passes Committee

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 25, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Today the House Natural Resources Committee approved by unanimous consent H.R. 2337, the Lake Hill Administrative Site Affordable Housing Act, in a full committee markup. The bill was introduced by Representative Jared Polis (CO-02) in June and Senators Udall and Bennet introduced companion legislation, S. 1305, in the Senate last week. This bill seeks to convey 40 acres of the Lake Hill property in the White River National Forest to Summit County, Colorado. Summit County plans to use the site for affordable housing and proceeds from the sale would go to Region 2 of the U.S. Forest Service for much-needed capital improvement and maintenance of Forest Service facilities.

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