affordable housing

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

A Colorado lawmaker brought a short-term rental bill he never intended to pass. It created an uproar.

Dozens of lobbyists and lobbying firms are working on the bill, the short-term rental industry is urging people to flood the Colorado Capitol, and affordable housing advocates and local governments are celebrating

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado renters may have eviction records even though they’ve never been evicted. Lawmakers want to change that.

The push in Colorado comes after a handful of laws passed last session focused on addressing affordable housing, homelessness and renter’s rights.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

2020 forecast: Colorado is getting older and narrowing the housing gap, but really needs middle-wage jobs

A look at Colorado's past and future for predictions about the state's aging population, how the current construction boom compares to the ’70s and more

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado cities want to embrace “gentle density” of granny flats, but they’re hitting speed bumps

Could accessory dwelling units — no matter what you call them — ease Colorado's urban housing crisis and help homeowners navigate gentrification?

Krieger: Boulder-style progressivism is on the ballot again

Boulder will continue to grow more slowly than the metropolitan area, and that will keep housing prices high and the city overwhelmingly white

Opinion
Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s plan to embed arts space into historic districts may be slow to take shape. But towns are fine with that.

Creative industries are big business, but little towns are taking their time sketching plans to develop housing alongside studio space

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Why Colorado hospitals are getting into the housing business

Denver Health, Mercy in Durango, find providing housing is safer, more cost effective for patients "stranded" in the system

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s “doubled-up” households have surged since the recession. That could prolong the housing crunch.

While the search for housing adopts creative collaboration, eventually many of those households will break apart. Then what?