This is the second of two articles related to the Pro-Tenant Bills in the 2023 Legislative Session. To read Part 1, please click here. Rent Stabilization These protections on their own cannot fully protect renters from being displaced when their rent increases...
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Articles by Charles Brennan
A Summary of Pro-Tenant Bills in the 2023 Legislative Session, Part 1
Protections for renters are important for Colorado. Pro-tenant policies lead to greater housing stability, particularly for our lowest income households. They also can help prevent displacement and the process of gentrification – changing the character of a...
SB23-007 Will Provide Much-Needed Resources to Colorado’s Adult Education Providers
Educational attainment is increasingly becoming a necessity for employment in a good, well-paying job here in Colorado. The Colorado Workforce Development Council’s Talent Pipeline Report for 2022 found that among Colorado’s top jobs that year,[i] 91.4% of tier 1 top...
Reintroducing the Self-Sufficiency Standard
The latest SSS report calculates the costs of Coloradans' basic needs with much greater accuracy than the federal poverty measure
Colorado is losing low-cost rental housing
$600 rentals are fast becoming a thing of the past. But for nearly 1 of every 4 housholds in Colorado, that's all they can afford.