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The middle class is shrinking in Colorado

Coloradans are under too much financial pressure to achieve a middle-class lifestyle, even with what are considered middle-class earnings, according to a study released...

Colorado state budget clears conference committee, but disagreement remains over how...

This story was updated on May 1 to state that Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the state budget into law.  Lobbyists, politicos, aides and interns filled...

Lawmakers seek to give renters more rights when applying for an...

Renters looking for a more affordable place to live are spending hundreds of dollars applying for apartments, prompting Democratic lawmakers to set limits on...

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 5: We need to talk about...

Tina Griego, our managing editor, recently realized that for all the stories she'd written over the years about affordable housing, gentrification and changing neighborhoods...

Why Colorado lawmakers hope this is the year to solve the...

This much perhaps everyone can agree on: Colorado is in an affordable housing crisis, whether you live on the Front Range, Western Slope or...

Want to help solve Denver’s housing crisis? Apply for this key...

The committee to guide and implement Denver’s first-ever affordable housing fund is still looking for applications — and the deadline is this Friday. Eleven...

The Indy’s Tina Griego discusses a changing Denver on Colorado Public...

  Tina Griego, The Colorado Independent’s new managing editor, appeared on Colorado Public Radio this morning to discuss “Gone to Market,” her recent essay about...

TIMELINE: The long road to a dedicated fund for affordable housing

If you’ve paid attention to City Council, socialized with developers, or paid rent in Denver over the past year, you know that housing is...

Demonstrators call for the repeal of Colorado’s rent control ban

On Thursday, just days after city officials adopted Denver’s first dedicated affordable housing fund, community organizers marched to demand rent control from state lawmakers....

Denver adopts Hancock’s affordable housing fund

Denver City Council established a permanent, dedicated affordable housing fund Monday night in a vote of 9-4. The fund was constructed by Mayor Michael Hancock’s...