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Most like the idea of green roofs — including critics of a Denver initiative — but should the city force builders to include them?

Most like the idea of green roofs — including critics of a Denver initiative — but should the city force builders to include them?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area

Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area

Even before fire wiped out the home she rented for 17 years, Suzanne Finzell had thought about leaving this city on the edge of the San Francisco Bay Area because of rising prices. A spike in housing and other living costs had driven her friends to Nevada and Oregon.

“Let another city ‘win’”: Some locals are saying no thanks to an Amazon headquarters in Denver

“Let another city ‘win’”: Some locals are saying no thanks to an Amazon headquarters in Denver

The threat of increased traffic congestion, the rise in unaffordable housing, the burden on the city’s infrastructure and the impact on lower-income citizens rise to the top of those who aren’t so rah-rah on Amazon’s HQ2 moving to Denver.

“Let another city ‘win’”: Some locals are saying no thanks to an Amazon headquarters in Denver

“Let another city ‘win’”: Some locals are saying no thanks to an Amazon headquarters in Denver

The threat of increased traffic congestion, the rise in unaffordable housing, the burden on the city’s infrastructure and the impact on lower-income citizens rise to the top of those who aren’t so rah-rah on Amazon’s HQ2 moving to Denver.

Solar Vail proposal could add 65 deed-restricted apartments to town’s inventory

Solar Vail proposal could add 65 deed-restricted apartments to town’s inventory

The Vail 2027 Housing Plan envisioned the town purchasing deed restrictions on 1,000 new or existing units over the next decade. The plan seems to be paying some dividends.

Solar Vail proposal could add 65 deed-restricted apartments to town’s inventory

Solar Vail proposal could add 65 deed-restricted apartments to town’s inventory

The Vail 2027 Housing Plan envisioned the town purchasing deed restrictions on 1,000 new or existing units over the next decade. The plan seems to be paying some dividends.

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

The mixed feelings about Amazon choosing Denver underscores the depths to which Coloradans are growing wary of the growing costs of the state’s prosperity.

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

The mixed feelings about Amazon choosing Denver underscores the depths to which Coloradans are growing wary of the growing costs of the state’s prosperity.

Here’s why some of the world’s biggest retailers, and many others, are flocking to north metro Denver

Here’s why some of the world’s biggest retailers, and many others, are flocking to north metro Denver

An unprecedented $350 million worth of commercial projects broke ground along the I-25 corridor in Thornton in 2017, city economic development officials say. There is little reason to think the flood of development will stop any time soon, and neighbors Westminister