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After 50 years, homeownership gap between white and Latino Coloradans narrows. But for Black Coloradans, it’s widened.

The U.S. is short about 3.8 million housing units relative to demand, making it one of the toughest real estate markets in history.

Housing

What’s Working: Colorado’s economic data shows a robust recovery. Coloradans, however, are uneasy.

Colorado Health Foundation asked 3,000 Coloradans and 88% said the cost of living is a "serious" issue. Plus: When $250,000 isn’t enough, Oprah invests in a Denver company.

Economy

Key gaps between Black, Latino and white Coloradans have narrowed, but equity is “a dream unrealized”  

Equity

VIDEO: Solutions to the Affordable Housing Crisis

Colorado’s high-stakes property tax battle ends dramatically as opposing sides agree to embrace $700M reduction

The legislature will move forward with Senate Bill 238, which would reduce projected property tax increases by $700 million over the next two years, as is

Politics and Government

An automated factory that’d pump out modular homes in Grand Junction could help ease Colorado’s housing crisis

A group of investors has acquired 177 acres near a growing Grand Junction hospital, hoping to build hundreds of new apartments and a 237,000-square-foot plant capable of turning out 100 prefab apartment a month.

Housing

Property tax arms race involving Colorado power players grips Capitol as fragile deal starts to deteriorate

Billions of dollars in funding for schools and local governments are hanging in the balance. Those involved in the negotiations have likened the situation to a high-stakes game of chicken.

Politics and Government

Vail Resorts promises to fight Town of Vail after council condemns parcel planned for affordable housing

Vail council blasted Vail Resorts for “dismal” negotiations as town pushed to relocate workforce housing away from a local bighorn sheep herd

Housing

Vail’s plan to condemn land eyed for affordable housing sets stage for legal battle over value

Legal experts predict the Town of Vail’s plan to condemn land where Vail Resorts plans workforce housing will lead to protracted legal battle over the value of the parcel

Housing

Colorado Democrats aim to quickly pass property tax relief to head off ballot measure from business group, conservatives

Democrats are trying to quickly introduce and pass property tax reduction legislation to head off a 2022 ballot measure from Colorado Concern. Polling indicates that measure may be doomed from the start.

Politics and Government

Colorado mobile home residents could find lot rent relief, aid for park purchases in pending bills

Legislators continue reform of the state’s largest source of unsubsidized affordable housing in the wake of continued corporate acquisitions

Housing

Town of Vail moves to condemn parcel where Vail Resorts plans affordable housing project

The Vail town council moved toward preventing any development on the acreage where Vail Resorts plans to spend $17 million on affordable housing, citing impacts to a herd of bighorn sheep

Housing

Colorado lawmakers are betting millions that factory-built homes are a solution to the housing crisis

House Bill 1282 would give $40 million in funding toward modular housing initiatives

Housing

Vail Resorts plans big investment in affordable housing. Town of Vail promises a fight.

Vail Resorts’ project in Vail joins several other proposals around the high country facing stiff opposition as communities balance density in rural settings with a need for workforce housing.

Housing

These Coloradans faced foreclosure not from their mortgage lender, but from their HOA

More than 2.6 million residents — nearly half of Colorado's population — live in homes governed by a homeowners association. Those HOAs filed more than 2,400 foreclosure cases from January 2018 through February 2022.

Housing

Louisville allows Marshall fire victims to rebuild under older, less-stringent codes

New building codes include a requirement to have electric vehicle charging infrastructure and all-electric systems

Marshall Fire

As Aurora passes camping ban, some say enforcement money would be better spent on affordable housing

Mayor Mike Coffman, who proposed the ordinance that would go into effect as soon as April 28, called the ban a good first step.

Housing

In the Roaring Fork Valley, seeking shelter has gotten even harder

The region’s housing crisis, along with its prevalent mental health issues, has led to growing homelessness in some of Colorado’s most scenic and wealthy communities.

Equity

Douglas County needs to find new water sources as its population grows by 25 people every day

Thousands of homes rely on a limited supply of underground aquifers. Water providers are working to shift to more sustainable sources before they run dry.

Environment

This is the first net-zero affordable housing project in Colorado’s high country. It certainly won’t be the last.

Despite the extra building cost, a 27-unit affordable housing community near Basalt is embracing a “net-zero” technique

Environment
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