Posts by Graham Hallett

Everything Starts with a Home

Affordable housing is intricately connected to pivotal kitchen table concerns, like education, health, and overall community stability.

Exploring the realities of affordable housing and dispelling common myths.

Dispelling Common Myths About Affordable Housing

A number of persistent myths about affordable housing can stand in the way of getting measures to pass that could decrease costs.

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Real Wages in Colorado

Learn how high inflation impacts Colorado's real wages, uncovering the uneven distribution of wage growth that negatively affects lower income Coloradans.

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Colorado Housing Primer

We break down the causes, trends, and impacts of Colorado's growing affordable housing crisis.

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What’s Really Driving Inflation & How Should We Talk About It?

As inflation continues to squeeze Coloradans across the state, we analyze what's really driving global price increases.

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Property Tax Ballot Initiatives: Three Shades of Red

Amid the property tax debate, numerous price cap initiatives have been proposed. We assess these & the financial harm they may bring to Colorado communities.