Denver housing plan draft to be shared through series of public meetings

Denver housing plan draft to be shared through series of public meetings

Public input sought on new housing plan to address housing priorities for the City and County of Denver

The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) will hold a series of public meetings to discuss the upcoming five-year housing plan for the City and County of Denver. A draft plan will shared at the meetings, providing an opportunity for public input.

All interested citizens and community groups are invited to attend the following public meetings:

Thursday, July 17
6-7:30 p.m.
Wellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building
201 W. Colfax Ave., Rm. 4.G.2

Monday, July 21
6-7:30 p.m.
Southwest Improvement Council
1000 S. Lowell Blvd.

Tuesday, July 22
6-7:30 p.m.
Central Park Recreation Center
9651 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Wednesday, July 23
6-7:30 p.m.
Swansea Recreation Center
2650 E. 49th Ave.

Thursday, July 24
6-7:30 p.m.
Calvary Baptist Church
6500 E. Girard Ave.

The housing plan will address the full range of housing needs facing the city, including affordable housing for very low and low-income populations, workforce housing, and programs supporting first-time buyers. The OED is drafting the plan with direction and review from the Mayor’s Housing Advisory Committee, which convened in 2013. Additionally, the plan will be guided by the
Mayor's Housing Task Force Recommendations that were adopted by Mayor Michael B. Hancock in December 2012.

The draft plan will be available online for public review, beginning, July 17, 2014, at

Posted on Monday, July 14, 2014 (Archive on Friday, July 25, 2014)
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