2 Years After Colorado’s Floods, Affordable Housing Still Tough To Find

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[[nid:144339 field_align=full-width]]Lyons was at the epicenter of the 2013 floods that caused $4 billion in damages to the state. The Boulder County town lost about a fifth of its housing stock, according to officials there, and much of it was affordable. That has contributed to what experts deem an affordable housing shortage across the northern Front Range.

Lyons Mayor John O'Brien says the town's identity as a haven for working artists is at risk. He spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner on the two-year anniversary of the start of the floods.