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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

Opinion: Renters deserve a place in Colorado’s affordable-housing strategy

$400 million in federal funding must do more than just build new homes

Opinion Columns

Desperate for affordable homes, teachers in Colorado’s high country turn to Habitat for Humanity

The nonprofit is in uncharted territory as it builds permanent homes for educators and other public service workers in Eagle, Summit, Park and Pitkin counties

Education

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

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

Opinion: I’m a developer. I support Denver’s emerging affordable-housing regulations

. . . as long as they are realistic, stable, and allow for density

Opinion Columns

Opinion: To expand housing, remove growth caps inside existing neighborhoods

We’ll never build enough “affordable housing” if none of it can be built next door, near transit lines

Opinion Columns

Colorado mountain towns can now use tourism tax revenue to deal with visitor hordes, housing shortage

House Bill 1117 was signed into law Thursday by Gov. Jared Polis after passing the Colorado legislature with bipartisan support

Business

The source of Colorado’s high country housing crisis: a doubling of home prices and sales

The dollars spent on homes in six Colorado mountain counties has doubled since 2019, triggering a high country housing crisis.

Business

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

Opinion: When your low income is too low for low-income housing

Denver’s program needs to relax some of the rules that hit the poor harder

Opinion Columns

Opinion: The true cause of Colorado’s resort housing crunch can be found in the mirror

The solution is not complicated: More multi-family density, less NIMBYism

Opinion Columns

One apartment building changing hands sheds light on the dire shortage of affordable housing in Arvada

A 20-unit building on Carr Street was affordable to seniors and people with disabilities not using government vouchers. Rents may almost double after renovations are done.

Housing

Colorado lawmakers know where they want to direct federal COVID funding. They just have to figure out how.

Three task forces released their final plans for spending American Rescue Plan Act money to increase affordable housing, improve mental health and boost the economy

Politics and Government

Southeastern Colorado struggles to attract home builders. Now federal stimulus will help add 127 homes.

Colorado counties received nearly $1.3 billion through the American Rescue Plan Act, and many are tackling their wish lists

Politics and Government

A 401(k) for homeownership? Colorado housing leaders offer up solutions to affordability problem.

Giving employers a tax break to help workers buy homes could help ease the state’s housing crisis, a group convened by Colorado’s U.S. senators says

Housing

Colorado’s taxable home values could skyrocket in 2023

A state economic forecast predicts a statewide increase of up to 20%, but what that means for homeowners is complicated

Politics and Government

Epic crowds are colliding with epic labor shortages at ski areas

As a record number of pass holders arrive at Vail Resorts ski areas, a critical labor shortage and quarantined workers has delayed terrain openings and cut services, spurring a backlash among workers and local skiers.

Outsider

Westminster clears controversial Uplands development proposal for “the Farm”

Three nights of fraught testimony ended early Tuesday with boos as the city council OK'd the Uplands development, which will bring 2,350 homes to an undeveloped corner of town.

Business

Aspen suspends new home construction permits as it drops the hammer in the name of affordability

Aspen emergency ordinance also cut off new short-term rental permits as the posh Pitkin County ski town wrestles with lack of workforce housing.

Housing
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