Tagged: housing

Here’s how Denver city agencies sped up service, reduced wait times and saved taxpayers money

Here’s how Denver city agencies sped up service, reduced wait times and saved taxpayers money

A Denver program charged with overseeing the painstaking work of speeding up government service has notched real gains in its first five years, with several city offices demonstrating improvement.

Here’s how Denver city agencies sped up service, reduced wait times and saved taxpayers money

Here’s how Denver city agencies sped up service, reduced wait times and saved taxpayers money

A Denver program charged with overseeing the painstaking work of speeding up government service has notched real gains in its first five years, with several city offices demonstrating improvement.

Dillon Town Council clears way for controversial five-story condo

Dillon Town Council clears way for controversial five-story condo

The Dillon Town Council unanimously cleared the way for a five-story condominium building in downtown Dillon on Tuesday night amid the objections of many in the packed council chambers, who argued the building would be too big and even threatened a class-action lawsuit.

Dillon Town Council clears way for controversial five-story condo

Dillon Town Council clears way for controversial five-story condo

The Dillon Town Council unanimously cleared the way for a five-story condominium building in downtown Dillon on Tuesday night amid the objections of many in the packed council chambers, who argued the building would be too big and even threatened a class-action lawsuit.

Older renters more burdened than younger ones in Denver, defying stereotype

Older renters more burdened than younger ones in Denver, defying stereotype

Each month, a large share of young adults in metro Denver are stretching financially to make the rent. Not as well known is that tenants their parents’ and grandparents’ age are financially burdened at even higher rates, according to a study from Abodo, an apartment search engine.

Older renters more burdened than younger ones in Denver, defying stereotype

Older renters more burdened than younger ones in Denver, defying stereotype

in Denver, 43.1 percent of millennials, the generation of today’s adults under age 36, spend more than 30 percent of their incomes on rent.  About 44.1 percent of Denver renters in Generation X are rent burdened, while 48.6 percent of baby boomers, who were born between 1946 and 1964 are in that camp.

Denver buyers developing an attachment to townhomes as fewer new homes list under $400K

Denver buyers developing an attachment to townhomes as fewer new homes list under $400K

Nearly three in 10 of the new homes hitting the market are attached, up from a low of 15.8 percent of the mix in 2012 and the highest share for that kind of housing since 2008.

Here’s a look at some of the abodes being featured in this year’s Denver Parade of Homes

Here’s a look at some of the abodes being featured in this year’s Denver Parade of Homes

The event is free, open to public, and spans across the Denver metro area until Labor Day, Sept. 4.

Plans for massive neighborhood east of Aurora take a step forward

Plans for massive neighborhood east of Aurora take a step forward

Arapahoe County commissioners on Tuesday moved forward on the first phase of Prosper, a vast 9,000-home community pitched for a 5,100-acre site southeast of Watkins.

Denver home sales and prices drop in July, putting area brokers on alert

Denver home sales and prices drop in July, putting area brokers on alert

A drop in home sales and average home prices between June and July has raised concerns that the metro Denver housing market may be topping out.