Too often, the added charges have dubious justification and are not disclosed up front. The law should forbid eviction for a renter’s inability to pay them.
Inflation is slowing and economists are hopeful rates will decline further in 2024. Plus: Blame higher energy and housing costs, Colorado job growth, startups set a record and more!
There’s other factors, including the number of young, educated and tech-savvy workers. Plus: “Durable skills” vs. AI, Colorado’s June job report and more!
Job openings are in decline nationwide, too. Have we reached a new equilibrium? Plus: Who stopped looking for work?
Fort Collins and Colorado Springs metro areas outpaced the Denver metro for rent hikes since 2019. Plus: Median home prices fell last month but not enough for many renters.
An ambitious plan to revitalize one of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods displaced 1,000 people. Fewer than 20% have returned as rebuilding drags on.
House Bill 1115, which would have repealed the prohibition, was rejected after a Democratic lawmaker joined Republicans in a Colorado Senate committee in voting against the measure
Research suggests rent control actually “decreases affordability, fuels gentrification and creates negative spillovers”
Without it, housing costs will remain out of reach, and people will leave
What’s Working: A version of this story first appeared in a segment of our weekly What’s Working column on July 23, 2022. Additional details are included in this story. Read the full column. >> Sign up for the newsletter Just like home prices, rents are still much higher than they were pre-pandemic. According to Zillow’s […]