Habitat for Humanity
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
What’s Working: Women in construction — where gender pay equity is 94.3%
The male-dominated construction industry is short 650,000 workers — it needs women. Plus: Job paths for those with disabilities, Coors janitors unionize and more!
Opinion: Use Colorado’s federal stimulus funds to build more affordable homes
$400 million from the Covid-19 stimulus package is an unprecedented opportunity to transform the housing landscape
Broomfield house for aged-out foster kids is a model for solving Colorado’s youth homelessness crisis
Anchor House, a church and community project in Broomfield, has eight studio apartments for young people who have emancipated from the foster care system without families
Opinion: A concrete way to build affordable, resilient, energy-efficient homes in Colorado’s wildfire zones
In Teller County and elsewhere, building with non-combustible materials is one of the best ways to mitigate damage from natural disasters such as fires.
Housing in Boulder County — and across Colorado — is expensive. But affordable homes are more than a fantasy.
Even with myriad solutions on the table, and many people eager and able to make change, closing the affordability gap is proving to be a monumental task
Colorado’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that small towns are now building people homes
Rural school districts are leading the charge with projects designed to keep teachers in their communities. Resort towns, meanwhile, are struggling to increase their housing stock without ruining their character.
Parked: Colorado towns are taking action to preserve their remaining mobile-home parks
Cities, counties and housing authorities in Colorado are buying mobile home parks to spare them from market-rate redevelopment