House Bill 1190 was aimed at increasing affordable housing options across the state. Business groups asked Gov. Jared Polis to veto it. The measure’s Democratic sponsors are furious.
Colorado’s mountain towns are being loved to death. A new roadmap can help them escape the “amenity trap.”
A new report by Headwaters Economics highlights progressive growth strategies across the country to help amenity-rich communities navigate growth challenges
One year after Aurora’s $2M camping ban, it’s unclear if the ordinance is successful
City leaders said they’re working to hire more staff to enforce the ban, to improve data tracking and to find more permanent housing solutions
Broomfield closing 16-year-old 1stBank Center, plans to knock it down by next spring
Built to jump-start development at the city’s edge, 1stBank Center is heavily in debt and siphoning cash from other urban renewal zones to pay its bills
Venezuelan migrants share stories of their dangerous monthslong journey to Denver
They saw bodies — including those of children. Some were assaulted on a train, others were kidnapped. They risked run-ins with mafias and corrupt cops.
What’s Working: Colorado’s April job growth is the best in 12 months, but it’s slower than the nation’s
The state’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 2.8%. Plus: Wages are up, unless you add in inflation, Denver renters see more perks, and more!
Residents who sued claiming squalid conditions ask judge to let them represent everyone in their apartment complex
Four Mint Urban Infinity residents want class-action status for their lawsuit so people living in any of the 550 apartments can be compensated for problems that went on for years
Census: Colorado’s smaller communities are growing while large cities level off
Keenesburg grew by 65% from 2020 to 2022, estimates show. Large cities were relatively stable while some ski towns lost residents.
What’s Working: Front Range rents were mostly flat in April. Here’s how they’ve changed over four years.
Fort Collins and Colorado Springs metro areas outpaced the Denver metro for rent hikes since 2019. Plus: Median home prices fell last month but not enough for many renters.
Colorado Senate kills languishing land-use bill from Jared Polis that aimed to boost affordable housing
The chamber will not take up the measure, Senate Bill 213, before the lawmaking term ends at 11:59 p.m., effectively shelving the legislation