SB 213: Big Changes to Local Oversight of New Housing Projects
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SB 213: Big Changes to Local Oversight of New Housing Projects

Brownstein Podcast Series, April 12, 2023

Colorado’s governor rolled out an ambitious bill aiming to tackle the state’s growing housing crisis by limiting municipalities’ oversight of residential development in the state’s most populated cities. In a home-rule state, is a statewide housing shortage enough to override legal deference to municipalities’ ability to govern land within their borders? Listen as shareholders Sarah Mercer and Carolynne White go over what’s in the bill, the legal tangles lawmakers have to contend with, and why most municipalities in the state are pushing back.


This document is intended to provide you with general information regarding SB 213 in Colorado. The contents of this document are not intended to provide specific legal advice. If you have any questions about the contents of this document or if you need legal advice as to an issue, please contact the attorneys listed or your regular Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP attorney. This communication may be considered advertising in some jurisdictions. The information in this article is accurate as of the publication date. Because the law in this area is changing rapidly, and insights are not automatically updated, continued accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

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