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Jan 28, 2018

Denver’s chronic housing shortage may peak this year with deficit of 32,000 homes and apartments

More than a decade after the Great Recession swept through Colorado and decimated an overbuilt real estate market, metro Denver is now experiencing the other extreme: a chronic tight supply of housing that is sending home prices and apartment rents skyward.

Jan 11, 2018

Denver council members pool leftover office budgets to provide lawyers for some renters facing eviction

Ten Denver City Council members on Thursday took the unusual step of pooling money to help launch a new housing program.

Jan 11, 2018

Council Statement on Donations to Create Eviction Legal Defense Pilot Program

During their annual planning retreat, ten Denver City Councilmembers shared that they had pooled $123,600 in donations from their office budgets and a personal contribution to help launch a pilot eviction defense program for Denver residents meeting income qualifications.

Nov 15, 2017

Don't Trash Veggies! Denver has expanded compost program

Sick of throwing veggies in the trash? You’re in luck. Denver Public Works has expanded its composting program to cover every neighborhood in the city. Adding four new routes makes 176,000 households eligible to participate, up from 110,000 before, Denver Public Works spokeswoman Nancy Kuhn said.

Nov 06, 2017

Denver Turns to P3s to Manage a Major Function

Denver has been slow to jump on the bandwagon of public-private partnerships. Well, it used to be. The city recently embraced P3 deals in a big way.

Jul 17, 2017

Denver artists will get more time to bring their spaces into compliance, but what they really need is money

Denver City Council approved an ordinance Monday that will give people living in DIY arts spaces and other unpermitted buildings a way to legalize their buildings without losing their housing in the process.

Jul 12, 2017

Press Release: Opening of Ash Street Apartments Marks Completion of Denver’s Five-Year Affordable Housing Goal One Year Early

Denver’s progress in addressing affordable housing challenges reached a major milestone today with the opening of the Ash Street Apartments in the Hale neighborhood.

Jul 07, 2017

Denver found long-term jobs for 62 homeless people at auto shops, grocery stores and the library

The results of Denver Day Works are promising so far, according to city staff. The city and its nonprofit partner, Bayaud Enterprises, have placed 62 people into longer-term positions at 42 different employers, including the city itself.

Jun 23, 2017

Press Release: Mayor Hancock Names Tim Sandos to lead North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today named Timothy Sandos as the new Executive Director of the North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative (NDCC). Sandos will provide general oversight, planning, strategic coordination, financing and implementation of six primary projects under the umbrella of the NDCC, including management of city staff assigned to the collaborative.

Jun 16, 2017

Press Release: Denver Human Services and Denver Botanic Gardens Bring Annual Farm Stand to Sun Valley, Montbello

Denver Human Services (DHS) and Denver Botanic Gardens kick off their annual fresh foods farm stand season this week at DHS, bringing nutritious, locally-grown produce to Denver neighborhoods lacking access to fresh fruits and vegetables.






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