While negotiations on construction defect legislation reform came to a halt in the Colorado Legislature last Thursday, a package of three bills aimed at increasing affordable housing in Colorado moved forward at the State Capital on May 5, 2016.
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Last week, the negotiations for a construction defects reform package fell apart, making it extremely unlikely that Colorado would see any state action on the issue this year – the fourth time such attempts at legislation have failed. Immediately after that failure, Senate Bill 213 was introduced, which would establish a ten-person study group appointed by State leaders.
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On Thursday, May 05, 2016 negotiations for a construction-defects reform package broke down, making it unlikely that a bill will even get introduced this year. While Denver and several other Colorado communities have passed their own ordinances, without a state-wide legislative change, the shortage of affordable housing in Denver and elsewhere in Colorado is likely to continue, as many developers are unwilling to risk such ordinances being overturned.
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Denver is in transition in many ways.  The oil and gas business recently buoyed Denver’s commercial real estate and employment market, but now is receding.  The high tech and health care fields may be filling that void.  Foreign investment has found Denver as a market that may increase returns over coastal markets.
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