Tag Archives: affordable 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 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

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

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Colorado Attorney General candidate debate on March 15. All invited.

The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB) and the Community College of Denver (CCD) Paralegal Program are holding a public debate for the candidates seeking the position […]

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A candidate’s secret spending in the governor’s race highlights Colorado’s unique money-in-politics enforcement laws

Erik Underwood, a Democrat running in the wide race for governor, is drawing attention for his secret spending on the race. The media tech entrepreneur […]

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