Housing http://www.kunc.org en Higher Rents May Turn Front Range Tenants Into Owners http://www.kunc.org/post/higher-rents-may-turn-front-range-tenants-owners <p>A Colorado Division of Housing 2014 first quarter <a href="http://extras.mnginteractive.com/live/media/site47/2014/0611/20140611_041302_1Q14%20Rents%20report.pdf" target="_blank">report [.pdf]</a> found that rents in many Front Range cities hit an <a href="http://www.reporterherald.com/news/larimer-county/ci_25944074/rents-climb-northern-colorado" target="_blank">all time high,</a> with rents in the Loveland-Fort Collins metropolitan area jumping 17.2 percent from this time last year. Fort Collins average rent hit $1,183, and Denver's average rents are $1,073.</p><p>It turns out those high rental rates may also be affecting the local housing market, real estate agents say.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 57880 at http://www.kunc.org Higher Rents May Turn Front Range Tenants Into Owners Rent Spikes In Greeley Despite High Vacancy Rate http://www.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://www.kunc.org Rent Spikes In Greeley Despite High Vacancy Rate Bay Area's Steep Housing Costs Spark Return To Communal Living http://www.kunc.org/post/bay-areas-steep-housing-costs-spark-return-communal-living <em>This week, we're exploring the San Francisco Bay Area and the way income inequality is affecting the region. Check out the other pieces of the week, <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/251652256/income-inequality-in-the-san-francisco-bay-area">aggregated on this page</a>.</em><p>It's no secret <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/12/03/247531636/as-rent-soars-longtime-san-francisco-tenants-fight-to-stay">rents have skyrocketed</a> in the San Francisco Bay Area, fueled by tight housing stock and the latest tech boom. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:43:00 +0000 Elise Hu 52922 at http://www.kunc.org Bay Area's Steep Housing Costs Spark Return To Communal Living Forget The Golf Course, Developers Use Farming To Sell Suburban Homes http://www.kunc.org/post/forget-golf-course-developers-use-farming-sell-suburban-homes <p>For decades, housing developments in the suburbs have come complete with golf courses, tennis courts, strip malls and swimming pools. But make way for the new subdivision amenity: the specialty farm.</p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 52672 at http://www.kunc.org Forget The Golf Course, Developers Use Farming To Sell Suburban Homes No Vacancy: Tight Market Challenges Apartment Hunters http://www.kunc.org/post/no-vacancy-tight-market-challenges-apartment-hunters <p>Finding rental housing in northern Colorado continues to be a challenge, with vacancies near historic lows in the third quarter of 2013. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Erin OToole 52411 at http://www.kunc.org No Vacancy: Tight Market Challenges Apartment Hunters