Housing Issues in the Local News

Two facts from a recent Durango Herald article: A case of good news/bad news  

The Good News: Children from low-income families in La Plata County in Colorado did better financially by their mid-20s than children from low-income families elsewhere. At least from 1996 to 2012…

The Bad News: Median rent in Durango, Colorado jumped from $995 to $1,214 last year. More than a 20% increase…

One has to wonder how the recent spike in rent will impact families and children of low-income families in the future.