Sunset view of Aspen, Colorado

Aspen Imposes New Limits on Short-Term Rentals as Housing Prices Soar

The Aspen City Council hopes the stricter regulations on short-term rentals and new home construction will stem the astronomical rise of housing costs in the mountain town.

July 13, 2022 - The Colorado Sun


Aspen Presses Pause on New Construction, Short-Term Rentals

Residents and elected officials of the famously wealthy mountain town of Aspen don't like the way the city is headed.

December 13, 2021 - The Colorado Sun


Can Cities Be Saved From 'Supergentrification'?

For other cities struggling with sky-high real estate prices, Colorado’s resort town offers some instructive lessons on what’s working — and what isn’t.

April 28, 2021 - Next City

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Pilot Projects Launched to Test Coordinated Curb Use

Coord, a Sidewalk Labs spinoff, has selected the winners of the inaugural Digital Curb Challenge.

July 5, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Trailer Parks

Fewer Places for Mobile Home Parks to Stay

Mobile home parks in Colorado provide another example of how a soaring real estate market displaces low-income communities.

September 20, 2019 - Associated Press


Aspen Pushes to Ban New Chain Stores

The citizen-driven campaign has garnered support from City Council.

February 17, 2017 - The Denver Post

Maroon Creek, Aspen, Colorado

Doomsday Prepping: Aspen Protecting Water Against Future Shortages, Increased Demand

Aspen, Colorado's City Council has voted to preserve the city's water rights with an option to dam local waterways if climate change or population growth creates a shortage of water in the future.

November 15, 2016 - Boulder Weekly

Aspen, Colorado

Aspen's Workforce Housing Buckling Under Weight of Aging Population

As residents of Aspen, Colorado's limited supply of workforce housing begin to retire, they're staying put, creating a new affordable housing crunch for younger workers.

September 22, 2016 - Marketplace

America's Most Expensive Town

Edging out places like Beverly Hills, the town of Aspen, Colorado, has seen its property values on a consistent rise, making it the most expensive town in America.

March 12, 2011 - The Wall Street Journal

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