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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

A once-small Colorado mining town is going through a growth spurt. Can the water supply keep up?

Increased prices and scarcity of supply led Firestone to pursue a cheaper water alternative


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.


“Glorified homelessness”: Even tiny Silverton is experiencing the housing crisis that’s crushing mountain workers

Colorado’s housing shortage is exacerbated in remote Silverton, where there are no suburbs to commute from and little space to expand.


A long-languishing Pueblo subdivision could become one of Colorado’s largest zero-energy communities

The environmentally friendly homes would make up just a tiny portion of the North Vista Highlands neighborhood. Developers think they will lure buyers looking for solar-ready homes built from nontoxic materials.


Minturn wrestles with the decade-old promises of a big-dream developer

In 2008, resort developer Bobby Ginn offered Minturn residents $162 million in perks if they annexed his mountaintop project, which he never built. So what about those million-dollar promises?


How emergency declarations in Colorado’s high country housing crisis smooth the path to more homes for locals

A "disaster" resolution over housing in Crested Butte enables the town to bypass codes, buy a hotel, remove limits on downtown camping and curtail short-term rentals. More communities are planning similar declarations as high country housing crisis reaches a crescendo.


Modular housing is getting a second look as Colorado confronts a lack of affordable homes

New Fading West home-building factory in Buena Vista can deliver two houses a day and is drawing interest from communities around the state.


Estimates of future Upper Colorado River Basin water use confound planning, report shows

Maybe it's time to give up on developing new Upper Basin projects, the Center for Colorado River Studies says, after all demand has been flat for three decades.