Denver rent, housing and growth

Rent and housing costs in Denver – like a lot of things – have been mostly going in one direction. Every month for years, the city’s real estate market has seemed to break records. Buyers were competing with deep-pocketed investors, causing some folks to newly give up on the idea of homeownership – or to get out of town. Who is Denver for? How much does it cost to live in Denver? How is that different renting vs. owning? What will Denver look like in 5, 10 and 20 years? The story is complicated and always in motion.