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Feb 08, 2018

Rainbow crosswalks in Denver? Business owners and councilman want to make it happen

Buffalo Exchange Colorado, the Baker Broadway Merchant Association and the Office of Councilman Jolon Clark want to install a rainbow crosswalk across S. Broadway and W. Irvington Place just outside of the Buffalo Exchange.

Feb 07, 2018

Zoning Changes Could Expand Affordable Housing Options

The City of Denver is considering a plan to bring more affordable housing to Denver’s growing RiNo neighborhood by making changes to current zoning codes.

Feb 05, 2018

Councilwoman Robin Kniech Fights for a More Inclusive Denver

“We’re going to count to three and I want you to say the name of a woman who inspired you. We’re going to do it all together. Get her name in your mind. One. Two. Three!” Denver’s At-Large Councilwoman Robin Kniech shouted.

Jan 29, 2018

Lack of affordable housing causing student numbers to drop at Denver Public Schools

Schools in Denver are feeling the effects of the affordable housing crisis. Enrollment numbers are dropping as families move out of neighborhoods that were once considered accessible.

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.






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