Comment of the Day

Reader: Denver and Aurora Need Rent Control

A recent Comment of the Day item found one reader declaring that the constant complaining about high rent costs suggests that Colorado is filled with whiners.

No surprise that this take generated some serious push-back.

Plenty of folks reiterated their complaints about rent prices, particularly in the most popular neighborhoods, with one reader arguing in favor of a systemic solution.

Here's what she had to say.

Kris Herzberger Potter writes:
Rent is out of control! Should we just complacently say nothing about it? I say instead of complaining, that we push to have the State put a cap on rents/per square foot of space in Denver and Aurora!
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