Colo. legislators override local regulations to boost housing supply

Gov. Jared Polis (D) celebrated the passage of the three bills in the legislative session’s final hours.
A sprawling neighborhood in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert, File)

In moves made just before the session’s Wednesday adjournment, Colorado legislators gave final approval to three bills that would override local regulations in a bid to increase the state’s housing supply.

Gov. Jared Polis (D), who has long supported lifting local rules that can hold back housing development, celebrated the bills’ progress Tuesday.

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