Tagged: housing

How Trump tax plan would alter mortgage interest deduction

How Trump tax plan would alter mortgage interest deduction

Each year, taxpayers subsidize America’s homeowners by roughly $70 billion, with the benefits flowing disproportionately to coastal areas with high incomes and pricey homes, from New York and Washington to Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is against Green Roof Initiative, says it “goes too far too fast”

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is against Green Roof Initiative, says it “goes too far too fast”

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is opposing a citizen initiative on the November ballot that would require most new city buildings of at least 25,000 square feet to have gardens, solar panels or other “green roof” components, saying it “goes too far too fast.”

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.

Should it be easier to build a “granny flat” in Boulder? City council exploring method to increase density, housing

Should it be easier to build a “granny flat” in Boulder? City council exploring method to increase density, housing

It’s not illegal to establish an accessory dwelling unit in Boulder, but it’s not easy. The city council may ease the rules, but some members are worried about the political cost of calling for greater density in the city.

In Denver’s raucous RiNo market, an island of affordable apartments will rise

In Denver’s raucous RiNo market, an island of affordable apartments will rise

The Urban Land Conservancy is partnering with Medici Communities to build 65 permanently affordable apartments at the corner of 36th and Walnut streets in RiNo. Affordability is not the norm in the neighborhood near the 38th and Blake train station.

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

The debate over services like Airbnb — often criticized for essentially turning apartments into hotel rooms, putting upward pressure on housing costs and driving out longer-term tenants who can’t afford rising rents — has raged for years in major cities.

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

The debate over services like Airbnb — often criticized for essentially turning apartments into hotel rooms, putting upward pressure on housing costs and driving out longer-term tenants who can’t afford rising rents — has raged for years in major cities.

Lakewood clerk strikes down challenge to initiative limiting housing growth

Lakewood clerk strikes down challenge to initiative limiting housing growth

An effort to disqualify a measure proposed for the November ballot that would limit new home construction in Lakewood was turned aside by the city Monday.