Polis prioritizes affordable housing in state of State address
January 25, 2023
Governor Jared Polis, in a 70-minute State of the State address Jan. 17, outlined his priorities for the upcoming legislative session and what he wants Colorado to look like when he finishes his second term in 2026.
The item that got the Governor’s longest remarks: affordable housing. While the legislature invested hundreds of millions of dollars in housing loans and grants in 2022, money that came from the federal government through the American Rescue Plan Act; and voters approved a ballot measure last November that will add $300 million to housing initiatives, the Governor and Democ...