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Dec 03, 2018

East Colfax Strip Club Set for Five-Story Housing Development as Denver Pushes New Strategy

The Denver City Council voted on Monday night to allow denser redevelopment on two sites along a stretch known as the “motel district.”

Dec 03, 2018

Denver City Council Allows Dense Retrofit to Several Virginia Village Blocks, with 150 Affordable Homes

City Council rezoning results in 150 new affordable homes in South Denver.

Nov 20, 2018

Denver Ballot Roundup, Policy Updates: The Big Picture

November 2018 Newsletter updates from Councilwoman Kniech regarding housing, wages, sustainability, the 2018 elections and the 2019 budget.

Nov 13, 2018

Mural Honors Victims of Broadway Triple Homicide and People Experiencing Homeless

A new mural at I-25 and Broadway is unveiled, honoring those who have experienced or been lost to homelessness.

Nov 12, 2018

Mural Dedicated to 3 People Killed Near S. Broadway

A mural painted in honor of three people who were murdered while experiencing homelessness was unveiled Saturday.

Oct 28, 2018

Eviction Reduction Effort Set For Adams, Broomfield Counties as Tenant Rights Pilot Program Readies For Launch

Six cities in Adams County, along with the county itself, have been chipping in money this month — to the tune of $182,000 combined — to fund a 2-year pilot program to provide legal services to tenants struggling to make rent or who are in danger of losing their homes.

Oct 24, 2018

Denver Tightens Its Grip on Affordable Housing Stock

On Monday, Denver City Council passed a new ordinance to extend the lifespan of one of its most critical resources: income-restricted rental units.

Oct 22, 2018

To Give Sidewalks the Same Love That Roads Get, Denver City Council Will Consider a Tax or Fee

Unlike roads, the city has no dedicated, annual funding for sidewalks. That could change. Council will look at a new revenue stream.

Oct 08, 2018

Denver Housing Plan Hits Snag as Thousands of Affordable Units at Risk of Converting to Market Rate

Councilwoman At-Large Robin Kneich told Denver7, the preservation ordinance, which allows the city to invest or even purchase homes before the requirement expires, already exists but now city leaders would like to increase it to 60 years.

Sep 17, 2018

Announcement: Workforce Requirement and Public Projects

Today, we are pleased to share with you a major milestone in this effort – we will be launching a new demonstration workforce program for one of our most exciting public projects, the $200 million-plus expansion of the Colorado Convention Center. This workforce program will help increase outreach, pre-apprenticeship training, job opportunities and employment of local residents.

 

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