BASALT, Colo. (CBS4) – A school district, a non profit, and a local government are all working Together 4 Colorado.

Affordable housing in the Roaring Fork Valley is nearly impossible to find on a teacher’s salary, but that’s changing as dozens of homes that only teachers can buy will soon be built.

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The school principal says it will allow her to hire teachers knowing they will be able to stick around, and it has other communities looking to them for inspiration.

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Habitat for Humanity Roaring for, Pitkin County, and the Roaring Fork School District are teaming up to make the 27-unit Basalt Vista project happen.

The goal is to have the homes ready for move-in by the end of next year.

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