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Housing:

Lawmakers seek to give renters more rights when applying for an apartment

Renters looking for a more affordable place to live are spending hundreds of dollars applying for apartments, prompting Democratic lawmakers to set limits on how […]...

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February 12, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In

The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the memory […]...

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December 15, 2017 Civil Rights, Housing, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

Gentrification is changing Denver schools. These steps aim to address that.

To address declining enrollment and combat segregation, Denver Public Schools should consider a number of steps including creating a clear and community-driven process for consolidating […]...

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December 14, 2017 Education, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado renters to landlord law firm: educate don’t evict

Just after lunch on Sept. 21, a group of about a dozen people, most of them women and most of them renters, gather outside a […]...

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September 22, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, The Mix

Grassroots lawsuit aims to halt $1.2 billion highway expansion in Denver’s poorest neighborhoods

Residents and activists from some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods sued the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), claiming projects it approved will be harmful to their environment, health, […]...

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July 11, 2017 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Mix

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 5: We need to talk about eviction

Tina Griego, our managing editor, recently realized that for all the stories she’d written over the years about affordable housing, gentrification and changing neighborhoods in […]...

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June 16, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

First person: I was evicted and it was traumatic as all hell

Jenee Donalson, 31, community organizer/artist/chef, resident of Denver I was given a notice of eviction on Nov. 12, 2012. I didn’t know anything about the […]...

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June 15, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In

Griego: The Denver boot

‘Who plans this?’ The tenant is living in a three-bedroom ranch-style house off a cul-de-sac in northeast Denver. Or at least that’s where she was […]...

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June 12, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lawsuit alleges Bellco is illegally denying mortgages to women on maternity leave

A Denver fair housing organization has filed suit against Bellco, alleging that the credit union illegally denies mortgages to women on maternity leave. The Denver […]...

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April 14, 2017 Civil Rights, Housing, Just In, The Mix

Stalking, sexual assault victims may be able to break rental agreements under House bill

Women’s groups, advocates for the homeless and those who support victims of sexual assault or stalking are cheering a near-unanimous vote today on a bipartisan […]...

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February 15, 2017 Housing, Just In, Politics, The Beats

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CFOIC presents: Sunshine laws workshops and luncheon

To celebrate 50 years of the Colorado Open Records Act, the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition presents “Sunshine in Your Pocket,” offering tools for both […]

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Republicans running for Colorado governor: Who’s the biggest defender of oil and gas?

Republican candidates for governor vigorously defended Colorado’s oil and gas operators on Wednesday, including Cynthia Coffman who said she has worked on behalf of the […]

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