Earlier this year, a moderate Colorado State Senator cast the decisive vote to kill rent-control legislation. This month, however, he was removed from the crucial Senate committee that hears housing legislation.
As Colorado state lawmakers prepare for a special legislative session, city leaders in Denver are urging the legislature to increase funding for rental assistance.
A Colorado state lawmaker is sponsoring a bill to legalize accessory dwelling units (ADUs) statewide.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis proposed an $18.4 billion budget, including $136 million for initiatives meant to increase housing supply across the state.
Voters in Colorado want solutions to the state’s housing crisis, but based on a recent poll, these same voters appear to support maintaining the status quo with respect to who makes housing policy and how.
A political scientist at the University of Denver crunches the numbers on a recent ballot question to build more housing. His conclusion: NIMBY homeowners were the biggest predictor of opposition to development.
Convergence Rental Housing Principal Lauren Brockman outlines why Boulder’s housing affordability crisis can best be addressed by providing those in need with financial assistance, increasing development in the city, and avoiding rent control ordinances.
Colorado Apartment Association President Terry Simone explains why rent control is wrong for Boulder.
Colorado Politics’ Michael Karlik digs into new data on affordability in Denver.