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Hot homes: 3 houses for sale in Aurora under $665K

24367 E. Kansas Circle. Photo courtesy of Andrew Goldberg

Compared to what's available in Denver, these three houses in Aurora get you more square footage for your money.

The state of play: The average close price in Denver for April was $623,825, and active inventory at the end of the month was just 2,594 homes.

24367 E. Kansas Circle — $450,000

Why we love it: The star of this house is the owner's suite, which includes a double-sided fireplace and an office.

  • Neighborhood: Murphy Creek
  • Realtor: Andrew Goldberg at Compass - Denver
  • Specs: 3 beds, 2.5 baths, 2,506 square feet
  • Notable features: Open bright layout, nice kitchen, wood back deck, curb appeal.
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Colorado policymakers push ahead on eviction defense protections

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

State and local leaders in Colorado are barreling ahead on eviction defense protections — actions advocates say are still desperately needed to keep tenants housed and landlords in business as the pandemic drags on.

Why it matters: 31.5% of Colorado adults live in households that are behind on payments and where eviction or foreclosure in the next two months is likely, according to the Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey.

John Frank, author of Denver
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Colorado lawmakers split on vaccine passports

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis. Photo: Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images

The new question in Colorado is whether to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Driving the news: The Democratic-led General Assembly on Wednesday rejected a Republican-backed bill to prohibit businesses from doing so. The legislation's critics complained that its language spreads misinformation about the vaccine.

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