Off-Site Construction Offers Partial Solution to Housing Crunch

The Telluride Foundation is exploring a new approach to developing affordable housing.
Telluride Foundation
Building houses for less money, through off-site construction, is a simple but potentially powerful way to tackle affordable housing shortages across the Mountain West. (Matt Hoisch/KOTO)


High housing prices mean local workers are getting priced out of the communities they serve all across the Mountain West. One nonprofit in southwest Colorado is trying to make small town housing affordable—by turning to factory-built homes.

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This story is part of a reporting collaboration with the Solutions Journalism Network and Rocky Mountain Community Radio highlighting affordable housing solutions across the Mountain West.

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About Matt Hoisch

Matt Hoisch is the News Reporter for KOTO in Telluride, Colorado. He has experience reporting breaking news, producing and hosting nightly newscasts, producing and hosting live talk shows, and booking and editing two-way interviews.

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