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New Denver affordable housing plan faces questions about how city will help residents being pushed out

New Denver affordable housing plan faces questions about how city will help residents being pushed out

Denver city officials on Friday unveiled the full version of a proposed five-year housing strategy, but they immediately faced questions about whether the plan sufficiently helps residents at risk of being pushed out by rising costs.

Amazon hired 900 workers in about a month to ramp up new Aurora fulfillment center

Amazon hired 900 workers in about a month to ramp up new Aurora fulfillment center

Amazon’s first fulfillment center in Colorado quickly ramped up to 900 employees in just about two months.

Long-term mortgage rates unchanged: 30-year at 3.83 percent

Long-term mortgage rates unchanged: 30-year at 3.83 percent

Long-term mortgage rates are unchanged this week: The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remained at 3.83 percent; the 15-year home loan, popular among homeowners who refinance their mortgages, stayed at 3.13 percent, mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says.

If approved by the city, this proposed 90-story structure would be the tallest building in Denver

If approved by the city, this proposed 90-story structure would be the tallest building in Denver

A Manhattan developer plans to bring a mammoth skyscraper to downtown Denver, a monumental structure that would not only stand as the city’s tallest building once built, but dwarf its closest competition.

Hurricane Maria may be U.S. preview of climate-fueled migration

Hurricane Maria may be U.S. preview of climate-fueled migration

Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico may offer a preview for Americans of one of the most jarring potential consequences of global warming: the movement of large numbers of people pushed out of their homes by the effects of climate change.

Hurricane Maria may be U.S. preview of climate-fueled migration

Hurricane Maria may be U.S. preview of climate-fueled migration

Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico may offer a preview for Americans of one of the most jarring potential consequences of global warming: the movement of large numbers of people pushed out of their homes by the effects of climate change.

Affordable housing project in Basalt will house teachers, workers in Pitkin County

Affordable housing project in Basalt will house teachers, workers in Pitkin County

More affordable housing is in the works in the western Colorado town of Basalt, including units that would go to teachers.

$22.2 million gets you a mansion near Longmont with polo grounds that double as a runway

$22.2 million gets you a mansion near Longmont with polo grounds that double as a runway

The Ashlawn Estate brings Southern plantation-style architecture to the Front Range, and it’s for sale, listed at $22.2 million.

$22.2 million gets you a mansion near Longmont with polo grounds that double as a runway

$22.2 million gets you a mansion near Longmont with polo grounds that double as a runway

The Ashlawn Estate brings Southern plantation-style architecture to the Front Range, and it’s for sale, listed at $22.2 million.

Butterfly Pavilion is moving to Broomfield — pending final City Council approval

Butterfly Pavilion is moving to Broomfield — pending final City Council approval

Rosie the Tarantula will soon have a new home. The Butterfly Pavilion’s famous spider, as well as its 5,000 other animals, will be moving to Broomfield come 2021 and opening a more than $30 million facility with double the space pending final approval from city council.