Affordable housing http://kunc.org en Rent Spikes In Greeley Despite High Vacancy Rate http://kunc.org/post/rent-spikes-greeley-despite-high-vacancy-rate <p>Greeley’s fast growing economy and low unemployment rate does have its downsides. Rent is on the increase in the oil boomtown.</p><p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 18:16:36 +0000 Dan Greenwood 54693 at http://kunc.org Rent Spikes In Greeley Despite High Vacancy Rate Conference Seeks Strategies to Ensure Affordable Housing http://kunc.org/post/conference-seeks-strategies-ensure-affordable-housing <p>One of the nation&rsquo;s leading state conferences on affordable housing begins Tuesday in Vail. Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:09:12 +0000 Erin OToole 15823 at http://kunc.org Conference Seeks Strategies to Ensure Affordable Housing Understanding Colorado’s Affordable Housing Crunch http://kunc.org/post/understanding-colorado%E2%80%99s-affordable-housing-crunch <p>Low-income residents along the Front Range are finding it increasingly difficult to locate affordable housing. That&rsquo;s according to a new report by the <a href="http://dola.colorado.gov/cdh/index.html">Colorado Division of Housing</a>, which says demand is outstripping supply. One nonprofit working to change this picture &ndash; and innovating along the way &ndash; is Denver-based <a href="https://www.mercyhousing.org/">Mercy Housing</a>. KUNC&rsquo;s Grace Hood spoke with CEO, Lillian Murphy, a Catholic nun, to understand what obstacles the industry is facing today. Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 10105 at http://kunc.org Understanding Colorado’s Affordable Housing Crunch Low-Income Earners Struggle to Find Affordable Housing http://kunc.org/post/low-income-earners-struggle-find-affordable-housing <p>State housing officials say it&rsquo;s increasingly difficult for low-income wage earners to find affordable housing &ndash; because most rental units are priced outside of their means. Thu, 16 Jun 2011 19:35:46 +0000 Erin OToole 9778 at http://kunc.org Low-Income Earners Struggle to Find Affordable Housing