Updates on Final Days of the 2023 Legislative Session: What Bills were Vetoed and What Bills were Signed into Law
While the 2023 legislative session came to a close in May, not all affordable housing bills that passed were signed into law. Governor Jared Polis has vetoed more legislation this year than ever before at a whopping 10 bills! Unfortunately, one of those bills was House Bill 1190, which, if signed into law, would have given local governments a right of first refusal to purchase certain multifamily properties listed for sale and preserve them for or convert them into affordable housing.
Below is the final list of affordable housing-related bills that passed, failed, or were vetoed this session, starting with the bill that pushes for Increases in State Funding to Support Affordable Housing:
And the bills that push for Use or Expansion of Municipal Powers to Support Affordable Housing:
Bills that push for Use or Expansion of State Powers to Support Affordable Housing:
Bills that push for Expansion of Renter Rights:
And lastly, NDC tracked bills indirectly linked to Affordable Housing, including: