The City and County of Denver in partnership with the Denver Housing Authority is sponsoring a strategic transit-oriented development planning process for the Decatur-Federal station area. The federal agencies of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Department of Transportation (DOT) are jointly funding this planning effort through 2010 HUD Community Challenge and DOT TIGER II Planning grants.
With 101 apartment homes (75 one-bedroom and 26 two-bedroom units), Renaissance West End Flats helps meet the housing needs of homeless and low-income families and individuals. Services include on-site property management and social services. Amenities include a community room with a common kitchen and outdoor terrace, secured access, elevator service, laundry facilities, and a computer resource room.
The Better Denver Bond Program has budgeted $12.6 million dollars for the land acquisition, design, and construction of a 28,000 square-foot library at West Colfax Avenue and Irving Street. The facility, anticipated to be complete in fall 2013, will provide much-needed services to the West Denver neighborhoods which have lacked a nearby branch library.