Who Are The People Who Can Actually Afford Denver-Boulder’s High Rents And Mortgages?

Colorado Public Radio covers rent affordability in Colorado.


“Her story isn’t unusual, especially since she wanted a home in Boulder, an even more difficult market than the rest of the Front Range. The freelance video game artist wanted to know who was filling all the housing in one of the state’s expensive, hyper-competitive markets, so she asked Colorado Wonders if it was something we knew more about.

In Stoddard’s circle of friends, “outside of the one guy who works at Google,” homeownership is a rarity. Colorado’s homeownership has fallen from 71.2 percent in 2005 to 65.1 percent in 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.”


Read more on Colorado Public Radio here.