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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 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.

A quarter of Denver renters are severely burdened by prices, Harvard study says

A quarter of Denver renters are severely burdened by prices, Harvard study says

Nearly one in four renters in metro Denver spend half or more more of their monthly paychecks just to keep a roof over their heads, and the ratio of severely burdened renters is even higher in other metro areas in the state, according to a study from Harvard University.

A quarter of Denver renters are severely burdened by prices, Harvard study says

A quarter of Denver renters are severely burdened by prices, Harvard study says

Nearly one in four renters in metro Denver spend half or more more of their monthly paychecks just to keep a roof over their heads, and the ratio of severely burdened renters is even higher in other metro areas in the state, according to a study from Harvard University.

700 homes in 5 years: Metro Denver homeownership initiative has raised $24 million to help low-income families

700 homes in 5 years: Metro Denver homeownership initiative has raised $24 million to help low-income families

By forming the Elevation Community Land Trust to make homeownership more affordable for more people, its backers aim to create the largest community land trust in Colorado.

“Storm of scarcity” pushing resort companies to spend big on affordable housing in mountain communities

“Storm of scarcity” pushing resort companies to spend big on affordable housing in mountain communities

From Telluride to Aspen, Vail to Steamboat, ski resort companies are shouldering more responsibility for — and spending tens of millions of dollars on — workforce housing after years working in the background with community partnerships.

Modest relief for apartment dwellers: Metro Denver rents slip as new units flood market

Modest relief for apartment dwellers: Metro Denver rents slip as new units flood market

The metro area has added 9,713 new apartments in the first nine months of this year, a 35 percent increase from the same period in 2016, which was a big year. Of this year’s new supply, 4,315 units came online in July, August and September.

Modest relief for apartment dwellers: Metro Denver rents slip as new units flood market

Modest relief for apartment dwellers: Metro Denver rents slip as new units flood market

The metro area has added 9,713 new apartments in the first nine months of this year, a 35 percent increase from the same period in 2016, which was a big year. Of this year’s new supply, 4,315 units came online in July, August and September.

Buyers should expect rising mortgage rates through 2020, economist tells bankers gathered in Denver

Buyers should expect rising mortgage rates through 2020, economist tells bankers gathered in Denver

Mortgage rates are on a gradual trajectory higher, and will coincide with a surge in demand from millennial home buyers, according to a forecast from the Mortgage Bankers Association.