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Tag Archives: affordable housing

Why Colorado lawmakers hope this is the year to solve the affordable condo crisis

This much perhaps everyone can agree on: Colorado is in an affordable housing crisis, whether you live on the Front Range, Western Slope or the […]...

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March 22, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Want to help solve Denver’s housing crisis? Apply for this key committee

The committee to guide and implement Denver’s first-ever affordable housing fund is still looking for applications — and the deadline is this Friday. Eleven members […]...

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October 11, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

The Indy’s Tina Griego discusses a changing Denver on Colorado Public Radio

  Tina Griego, The Colorado Independent’s new managing editor, appeared on Colorado Public Radio this morning to discuss “Gone to Market,” her recent essay about […]...

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October 7, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

TIMELINE: The long road to a dedicated fund for affordable housing

If you’ve paid attention to City Council, socialized with developers, or paid rent in Denver over the past year, you know that housing is a […]...

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September 28, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix

Demonstrators call for the repeal of Colorado’s rent control ban

On Thursday, just days after city officials adopted Denver’s first dedicated affordable housing fund, community organizers marched to demand rent control from state lawmakers. Rent […]...

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September 23, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

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 passes handily on first vote. Herndon’s alternative scrapes through

Denver City Council on Monday unanimously gave preliminary approval to a plan put forth by Mayor Michael Hancock and council members Albus Brooks and Robin […]...

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September 13, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hancock’s affordable housing plan goes for council vote, despite many doubts

Denver City Council will cast its first vote this evening on a proposed plan to ease the city’s housing crisis. As the local economy booms, […]...

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September 12, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Home Front: Homelessness, housing, and barking dogs take up today’s front pages in Colorado

Here’s a real case of the Wednesdays, as the front pages of newspapers across Colorado tackle transients, affordable housing, how long a dog should be […]...

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August 31, 2016 Just In, The Home Front, The Mix, Uncategorized

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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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As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]

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