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Denver’s Missing Middle And The Search For Solutions

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A worker toils on a new home under construction in Denver, Aug. 30, 2018.

They're the "missing middle." People who can't afford to rent or buy in Denver and other parts of Colorado, and people who can't find a place to live in the first place. What's the cause? And what are some solutions? Denverite's housing reporter Donna Bryson gathered a panel to get perspective. This is an excerpt of that panel discussion which was held in front of an audience in the Curious Theatre in Denver.