Evelyn Lim is the Director of Policy and Research at the American Cornerstone Institute. Peter LiFari is the Executive Director of Maiker Housing Partners. Scott Franz is Capitol Coverage reporter for KBUT and Rocky Mountain Community Radio.
Some mountain towns in the West are experimenting with down payment assistance programs to enable workers to buy homes. Will Walkey from KHOL reports on how that effort is going in Jackson, Wyoming.
The cost of housing has been rising in the Roaring Fork Valley. For some locals already dealing with housing insecurity, COVID-19 was a tipping point. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon reports on a new effort.
The affordable housing debate continues with Jennifer Kermode, Director of the Gunnison Valley Regional Housing Authority; and Willa Williford, local housing consultant. PLUS, an update on wildfire season.
Governor Jared Polis joined KBUT’s Christopher Biddle Wednesday morning for a live conversation about the rollout of the vaccine, and the affects of the pandemic on the local housing market.