April 2023 Public Housing Resident News

Join the Youth Employment Academy

The Youth Employment Academy (YEA) is a stand-alone non-profit affiliated with Denver Housing Authority. Our mission is to assist young adults, ages 14-24, in breaking the cycle of generational poverty in Denver communities by gaining personal and economic stability through education, arts, technology and employment training.

What YEA Offers

  • Education/Employment Guidance
  • Mental Wellness and Counseling Support
  • Culinary, Creative Industry, and Customer Service Academies
  • Internship Opportunities at Osage Café & Mercado, Decatur Fresh, or Arts Street


Free Healthy Snacks for Youth 18 and Under

Do you have youth in your household 18 and under? If so, stop by Decatur Fresh in the
Sun Valley Neighborhood or the Osage Café & Mercado in Mariposa to pick up free healthy snacks. The variety of snacks changes weekly.

Osage Café & Mercado Hours: Monday through Friday 8am—5pm
Decatur Fresh Hours: Monday through Friday 7am—6:pm and Saturday 10am—2pm

Ross Surveys

For sites with a Service Coordinator, you will be receiving a survey this
spring, asking some basic questions about your day-to-day needs. While
these surveys are optional, they are very important because your responses
will help us as we reapply for the grants that fund your Service Coordinator program.
Take the survey by clicking the link below or contact your Service Coordinator.

Housing Management Updates

Non-Smoking Policy
Reminder ALL DHA properties are non-smoking. Smoking is not allowed in your unit or in common areas. Smoking shelters have been provided at many properties as a designated place for tenants to smoke. Warning notices will be issued if tenants continue to smoke in their units. Tenants will lose their housing if they continue to smoke in their unit.

Staff
HMD is continuing to fill vacant positions. All properties have a Residential Property Manager. Maintenance positions continue to get filled but there are still several vacant maintenance positions. HMD appreciates your patience and understanding during this time.

Repairs
Please report repairs to the management office immediately. Repairs can’t be done if staff is not made aware. 

Safety
Please do not let people in who are not your visitors. Tenants must help to prevent the entry of unwanted guests in the buildings. Please report to management if homeless are congregating in front of the building entrance or following tenants in the building. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Housekeeping Inspections
Housekeeping inspections continue throughout the year. Please make sure you are prepared for your inspections. Report repairs if needed prior to your scheduled inspection.

PocketGov
Please report complaints about homeless issues, street/sidewalk repairs, or neighborhood issues to PocketGov. The City will respond and address issues when reported.

DHA is Hiring

DHA is hiring for several open positions, including positions within the Housing Management Department. Available positions are listed on our web site at www.denverhousing.org/careers/. If you’re ready for a career with a high-performing, mission-driven organization, with excellent benefits and the potential for growth, look at what DHA has to offer!

Academies to Work

The mission of Academies to Work is to provide low- to moderate-income individuals over the age of 18 years old in the City and County of Denver with training, support, and community resources in demand-driven industries, to facilitate the achievement of a self-sufficient wage. All Academies offer an Industry recognized certification and clients will receive one on one job search assistance when they complete the academy.

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