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PROJECTS AND PLANS

 

Affordable Housing Revenue
 

Attainable housing is key to creating economic mobility out of poverty and to mitigating the negative impacts of gentrification. It enhances diversity and vitality, and is essential to maintaining a strong workforce and recruiting new businesses. Investments in affordable housing pay dividends for families, seniors and workers, as well as for Denver’s overall economy and quality of life.
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Participatory Budgeting


Participatory budgeting (PB) is a democratic process where a community directly decides how to spend a portion of a public budget. Participatory budgeting enables taxpayers to work with their local government to make budget decisions that improve their communities. Learn more…

 

 

 

 

 

Homelessness


Denver’s Road Home is the city’s program to end homelessness. It was created by the mayor’s Denver Commission to End Homelessness in 2005. Denver’s Road Home is a comprehensive, integrated plan that blends a housing-first solution with responsibility, self-reliance and accountability. The plan aims to link thousands of homeless people and those at-risk of becoming homeless to shelter, housing, job training, mentoring, eviction assistance and case management services. To learn more, visit www.DenversRoadHome.org.

 

Globeville Platte Farm Open Space

Platte Farm Open Space is a resident led, brownfield to open-space project in Globeville. Upon completion, Platte Farm Open Space will be unique and important example of how to re-purpose formerly contaminated land for community benefit. The 5.5 acre brownfields site will feature restored short-grass prairie, crusher fines trails, and a play space. Learn more...
  


 

 

Public Restrooms 
 

The City and County of Denver is working with stakeholder groups in Central Denver to address a growing need for publicly-accessible restrooms and to evaluate options for providing restrooms in high-use, high traffic locations. Accessible public restrooms can benefit public health and the environment, and can even enhance people’s mobility options.
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Composting
 

Every year Denver residents throw out tons of food and yard waste that could have been turned into beneficial compost. There are now several ways you can not only help reduce the organic waste from your household in the City and County of Denver, but also reap the benefits as well.
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