Keyword: Housing

Redi Reports

With the Rocky Mountains as such a popular vacation destination, short-term rentals have been a part of Colorado for a long time. Stress on the housing supply may be making it difficult for lower-income individuals and families to find housing in mountain communities. Short-term rentals being so readily available increases the demand for housing with an already limited supply.…

Redi Reports

As the first state to adopt legal recreational marijuana, Colorado has served as the proverbial canary in the coal mine for this process. From January 2014 through February 2020, approximately $2.1 billion dollars of recreational marijuana revenue was taken in by dispensaries in Denver County. We estimate that approximately 2% of the observed growth in the mean value of Denver County single-family homes in the above period is associated with legalized recreational marijuana revenue generated in that time.…

Redi Reports

Housing accessibility for all socio-economic groups is a prime goal of any Colorado’s Fort Collins was once affordable to many, but now workers in most of the lower-paid occupations can no longer afford to live where they work. The problem has worsened over the 2020-2021 pandemic, a period where housing demand far exceeded supply, thus raising home and rental prices.…

Redi Reports

Colorado typically experiences above-average rates of in-migration as well as out-migration. There are some indications that at least in the Denver area, net migration may slow as housing prices rise. Important regional differences migration differences across the state have become more pronounced over time, with the Front Range rapidly gaining population while other parts of the state see net outflows.…
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