Reader: No One Should Think $1,000 per Month for a One-Bedroom Is Normal

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The high cost of rent in the Denver metro area is a popular commentary subject for our readers even on items that aren't specifically about that topic.

A case in point was a recent post about the Colorado places with the largest increases in poverty from 1980 to 2010.

The conversation prompted by the data touched on a lot of possible causes, rent prices among them.

Here's an example.

Mike Bynum Sr. writes:

It is only poverty with housing so ducked up. No one should think $1000 a month for a 1 bedrooms apt should be normal.

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

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