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Housing crisis:

Denver homeless activists have their day in court

Denver’s five-year camping ban is on trial today as three homeless defendants contest tickets for sleeping outside with blankets. Police rarely issue tickets for violators of the ban, preferring […]...

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April 4, 2017 Criminal Justice, Housing crisis, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Griego: The undeniable promise of Sun Valley

The rare celebratory press conference was held earlier this month in Sun Valley, the tucked-away Westside Denver community whose poverty has long been hidden on […]...

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December 30, 2016 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

To hire and keep good teachers as housing costs rise, Colorado school districts take on new role: landlord

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Ann Schimke on December 20, 2016 As Colorado’s housing costs skyrocket, a growing number of school districts, local leaders and […]...

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December 22, 2016 Education, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Griego: The unseen reach of an affordable housing crisis

Around 3 p.m. on Sept. 23, Patrick Hale – once married, once living in a lovely Victorian home in north Denver, once driving a BMW – […]...

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October 3, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

JeffCo’s House District 23 has first open seat in 14 years

  JeffCo voters in Lakewood’s House District 23 will have the chance to choose a new representative for an open seat for the first time […]...

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September 23, 2016 Blog, Campaign Finance, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver adopts Hancock’s affordable housing fund

Denver City Council established a permanent, dedicated affordable housing fund Monday night in a vote of 9-4. The fund was constructed by Mayor Michael Hancock’s […]...

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September 19, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver City Council votes tonight on permanent funding stream for affordable housing

Denver City Council will vote tonight for the final time on a proposed dedicated fund for affordable housing. The fund, which is part of a […]...

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September 19, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Griego: Gone to Market

This past spring, I received a marketing postcard from my former real estate agent in Denver. The card was one of those oversized, glossy types […]...

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September 16, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Hancock’s affordable housing plan met with doubts

Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to support Denverites who are struggling with skyrocketing housing costs is receiving a decidedly mixed response from city council members. The […]...

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August 2, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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The Indy’s Marianne Goodland on this week’s Politics Unplugged

This week on KMGH-7’s Politics Unplugged: the hospital provider fee, what’s next for transportation and how did the 2017 General Assembly fare?    

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The Home Front: In Pueblo, Colorado, where Donald Trump won, 40% are on Medicaid

“Cutting the federal Medicaid program by $800 billion over a decade and the federal food stamp program by nearly 30 percent are key pieces of […]

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