Colorado Springs groups start work to curb jobsite lumber theft

Construction site thefts rising due to increased lumber, material costs
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 4:41 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - With the rising cost of lumber and other building materials, reports of jobsite thefts are increasing in the Pikes Peak region. Theft is adding to the cost of homes and delaying builder’s ability to deliver more homes to meet our community’s housing needs.

WATCH: On Wednesday the Colorado Springs Housing & Business Authority along with the Pikes Peak Area Crimestoppers organization announced new steps being taken to fight the growing problem.

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