FULL REPORT January 2023 Author – Peter LiFari – Common Sense Institute Housing Fellow LiFari is CSI’s Housing Fellow and the CEO of Maiker Housing Partners, a socially conscious public housing authority based in Adams County, Colorado. In his role as CEO,...
To address the unit production shortfall, Proposition #123 has qualified for the ballot, requesting that Coloradans dedicate 1/10th of 1% of federal taxable income from the State’s General Fund to create Colorado’s first statewide voter initiated affordable housing fund.
The cost of housing in Colorado—and particularly the Denver metro area—has made the state an increasingly expensive place to live. Since 2015, the price of housing in metro Denver has exceeded the U.S. average, hindering its regional competitiveness.
On this edition of Common Sense Digest, we welcome Peter LiFari, Executive Director of Maiker Housing Partners, the Adams County Housing Authority, and Evelyn Lim, Former Region 8 Administrator at the US Housing and Urban Development, and current Director of Policy and Research at the American Cornerstone Institute to discuss housing affordability.