What's up with Occupancy Limits in the City of Boulder?

Boulder City Council recently updated the City's occupancy limit to 5 unrelated people per home, but a recent bill introduced in the state legislature, House Bill 24-1007, aims to prevent cities from implementing occupancy limits. The Polis Administration supports this measure, which is part of a broader legislative initiative to tackle the state's housing crisis. The bill specifically targets restrictions based on family status and relationships, allowing only those occupancy limits that relate to the size of the living space and are essential for health and safety reasons.
 
Update as of February 16: HB24-1007 passed the House and is headed to the Senate on March 12.

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