Reader: Denver Rent Prices Are So High They're Pushing People Into Homelessness

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Kristin Pazulski's feature looking at Denver's bid to end homelessness at the ten-year mark spurred plenty of serious conversation among our readers, including speculation about the factors contributing to the problem. This reader points to one of them: rising rent prices.

See also: Denver Set Out to End Homelessness Ten Years Ago — Is the Finish Line in Sight?

Beaver writes:

Colorado in general is running at a premium. I just moved here in April as a Multiple Sclerosis patient. Even between April and now rent has gone up tremendously. Some rate increases can be justified but some of these are prices are just ridiculous.

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