Liz Kistler: The Many Faces of Jeffco’s Affordable Housing Crisis

This blog series gives insight into how a range of individuals are experiencing Jeffco’s affordable housing crisis.

Initiative 108 Would Force $3 billion in Cuts in Colorado

$3 billion equates to over 18 percent of the state's FY 2024-2025 General Fund budget. No matter the selected path, Initiative 108 forces impossible choices on the state.

Angie Anderson: The Many Faces of Jeffco’s Affordable Housing Crisis

This blog series gives insight into how a range of individuals are experiencing Jeffco’s affordable housing crisis.

Land Use & Zoning in Jefferson County: Closing the Housing Supply Deficit

Policies that passed in the 2024 legislative session could expand housing opportunities in Jefferson County.

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Housing Financing 101: Affordable Housing in Jefferson County, Colorado

Jeffco residents want more affordable housing. Local governments recognize the need and want to fill it. Housing developers are incentivized to fill this gap. But prohibitive factors stand in their way.

Everything Starts with a Home

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

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Who Pays?

This two-part series explores the stark and complex differences in taxing across Colorado.

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In The Know: The Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP)

CCCAP requires cooperation across federal, state, and local governments, providers, and families.

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The State of Aging in Colorado

The first of its kind, this new report provides deep data analysis and research to identify gaps and also provides a long-term benchmark to measure future progress.

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State of Aging: Community of Choice

Most people want to remain in their homes as they age. Doing so supports individual health, well-being, and comfort.