Denver home prices have risen 8 percent, compared to last year.
Roaring Fork School District officials say they're having trouble recruiting and keeping teachers because of the high cost of housing.
For almost three years now, home prices in Denver have been on a continuous climb, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index.
Mayor Michael Hancock says more than a third of Denverites struggle to pay rent in the city.
Rent is becoming more and more unaffordable in the Denver area.
Real estate prices in Northern Colorado are rising because of the increased oil and gas activity in the area, but may go down the closer the rigs are to homes.