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‘More Housing Now’ proposal shifts how Colorado’s cities and towns grow

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New apartment construction in Thornton on Wednesday, July 20, 2022.

The Polis administration has laid out a sweeping plan to explicitly allow more dense housing across Colorado’s increasingly expensive metropolitan areas and resort communities, even if residents and local elected officials object.

The “More Housing Now” proposal, revealed Wednesday, would be a significant shift in how Colorado’s cities and towns grow, and who has the ultimate power to shape that growth.