In the News
The articles below are divided into updates on the Pikes Peak Housing Network, news local to the Pikes Peak Region, state news, and federal news related to housing affordability. If you would like to link an article for consideration, please contact us here!
This page is updated weekly.
Note: Pikes Peak Housing Network is previously known as the Affordable Housing Collaborative.
PIKES PEAK HOUSING NETWORK NEWS & UPDATES
March 16, 2021– To ward off Colorado Springs becoming like Aspen or Vail — where ski industry employees often can’t afford to live in the community
LOCAL NEWS & UPDATES
October 12, 2021 – Data shows home prices for Colorado Springs increased 24 percent over the last year. Tatiana Bailey, Director of the UCCS Economic
August 2, 2021– El Paso County commissioners have approved tax breaks for a 137-unit affordable housing apartment complex in the city’s Southeast. Colorado Springs Urban
July 12, 2021 -The Colorado Springs City Council critiqued how the city staff proposed spending $76 million in federal coronavirus relief aid on Monday, calling
STATE NEWS & UPDATES
Colorado governor, Democrats unveil major effort to boost housing by directing local land-use policy. Here’s what it would do.
March 23, 2023- The measure would prevent Colorado’s largest cities from limiting construction of accessory-dwelling units, duplexes and triplexes and require them to let multifamily
Addressing the Affordable Housing Crisis Requires Expanding Rental Assistance and Adding Housing Units
October 27, 2022– Rents have increased over the last two years at a historic rate. Between December 2017 and September 2022, the median rent for
Colorado has a record-breaking affordable housing plan. Will state lawmakers push for growth and density, too?
February 8th, 2022- When the pandemic arrived, Colorado was dragged into an intense new phase of its housing shortage. “You can almost draw it exactly
FEDERAL NEWS & UPDATES
At this time, we do not have any federal updates to share!