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Rising cost of living emerges as key issue at Colorado Statehouse — but parties are far apart on solutions

Rising cost of living emerges as key issue at Colorado Statehouse — but parties are far apart on solutions

There are already two bills on the subject with bipartisan support to extend tax credits for affordable housing and child care. But early on, the most ambitious proposals appear significantly more likely to land in a 2018 campaign ad than on the governor’s desk to be signed into law.

Rising cost of living emerges as key issue at Colorado Statehouse — but parties are far apart on solutions

Rising cost of living emerges as key issue at Colorado Statehouse — but parties are far apart on solutions

There are already two bills on the subject with bipartisan support to extend tax credits for affordable housing and child care. But early on, the most ambitious proposals appear significantly more likely to land in a 2018 campaign ad than on the governor’s desk to be signed into law.

Denver metro area for-sale housing stock at an all time low, part of nationwide pinch, analysts say

Denver metro area for-sale housing stock at an all time low, part of nationwide pinch, analysts say

One problem is sucking the wind from the country’s economic sales, and its one the Denver area is all too familiar with: A chronic shortage of for-sale housing, particularly the affordable kind.

Denver metro area for-sale housing stock at an all time low, part of nationwide pinch, analysts say

Denver metro area for-sale housing stock at an all time low, part of nationwide pinch, analysts say

One problem is sucking the wind from the country’s economic sales, and its one the Denver area is all too familiar with: A chronic shortage of for-sale housing, particularly the affordable kind.

Denver council members pool leftover office budgets to provide lawyers for some renters facing eviction

Denver council members pool leftover office budgets to provide lawyers for some renters facing eviction

Ten Denver City Council members on Thursday took the unusual step of pooling money to help launch a new housing program — one that had faced resistance from Mayor Michael Hancock.

Denver council OKs $19.3 million purchase deal for CDOT sites, but affordable housing components aren’t a sure thing yet

Denver council OKs $19.3 million purchase deal for CDOT sites, but affordable housing components aren’t a sure thing yet

Denver city officials received the official green light Monday to carry out a complex $19.3 million purchase deal that will result in the transfer of two Colorado Department of Transportation administration properties to a private developer.

Tech talent chasing cheap housing is fleeing Silicon Valley and Denver is one of the top 5 destinations, real estate CEO says

Tech talent chasing cheap housing is fleeing Silicon Valley and Denver is one of the top 5 destinations, real estate CEO says

Bidding wars have died down in Denver, except in Athmar Park, Redfin’s 25th most competitive U.S. market.

Two affordable housing projects get underway in Adams County, Westminster

Two affordable housing projects get underway in Adams County, Westminster

Two affordable housing projects broke ground in Denver’s northern suburbs this week — the 142-unit Baker School Apartments in Adams County and the 118-unit Eaton Street Apartments in Westminster — just a week after the release of a report describing housing in Denver as “seriously unaffordable.”

Two affordable housing projects get underway in Adams County, Westminster

Two affordable housing projects get underway in Adams County, Westminster

Two affordable housing projects broke ground in Denver’s northern suburbs this week — the 142-unit Baker School Apartments in Adams County and the 118-unit Eaton Street Apartments in Westminster — just a week after the release of a report describing housing in Denver as “seriously unaffordable.”

“Gentrification moves fast”: A hard look at economic displacement in Denver’s most historic black neighborhood

“Gentrification moves fast”: A hard look at economic displacement in Denver’s most historic black neighborhood

For many people in east Denver, Welton Street Café is the definition of a community institution. But its owner said his restaurant is just as much at risk of being pushed out by the forces of gentrification as many other long-time residents of Five Points.