2 More Dem Affordable Housing Bills Advance

May 3, 2018

(May 2) – Two bills that are part of the House Democrats’ agenda to protect tenants and make livable housing more affordable for more Coloradans advanced today. HB18-1432, sponsored by Rep. Leslie Herod, D-Denver, passed the Local Government Committee this afternoon on a 7-6 vote. The bill forbids landlords to disqualify prospective tenants solely because

House Passes Duran’s Affordable Housing Expansion

April 26, 2018

(April 26) – Speaker Crisanta Duran’s bipartisan bill to extend a tax credit to make housing more affordable for more Coloradans passed the House today. SB18-007, sponsored in the House by Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, and Rep. Jon Becker, R-Fort Morgan, passed on a 43-22 vote. It extends the state’s affordable housing tax credit program

McLachlan’s Affordable Housing Bill Advances

April 9, 2018

(April 9) – Rep. Barbara McLachlan’s bill to address one facet of Colorado’s affordable housing crisis debuted successfully today in the House Finance Committee. HB18-1315, which is also sponsored by Rep. Jon Becker, R-Fort Morgan, is part of the House Democrats’ affordable housing agenda. Under current law, purchasers of mobile homes must pay sales tax

Duran’s Affordable Housing Expansion Advances

March 19, 2018

(March 19) – A bipartisan bill to expand a tax credit to make housing more affordable for more Coloradans made a successful debut in the House today. SB18-007, sponsored in the House by Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, and Rep. Jon Becker, R-Fort Morgan, passed the House Finance Committee on a vote of 10-3. “This bill