The Long Way Home: How DHA Empowers Low- Income Denverites to Purchase Homes

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Renee Vasquez had a hard time imagining what it would be like to leave Westwood Homes, the West Denver public housing complex, where she had lived for many years. When she moved in with her baby daughter in 2008, she was a single mom and insecurely housed, bouncing from her aunt’s to friends’ to a […]

Denver Johnson & Wales campus already transforming under new owners

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By JOE RUBINO | jrubino@denverpost.com | The Denver PostNovember 30, 2021 25-acre former college in South Park Hill hosting culinary programs, K-8 school, affordable housing up next Five months after Denver Public Schools, the Denver Housing Authority and nonprofit Urban Land Conservancy teamed to buy the 25-acre Johnson & Wales University property in northeast Denver, change is starting. A pair of […]

Warren Village Announces Innovative Partnership with The Denver Housing Authority to Expand Services and Build a Third Facility

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Posted by blakecommunications on November 29, 2021 in Denver, Denver Business, Denver Front, Denver Government, Featured The Denver Housing Authority awards land to Warren Village in southwest Denver for new building site Warren Village, a Denver-based organization focused on providing housing and helping low-income, single-parent families make the journey from poverty to self-sufficiency, announces its plans to expand program services to a third facility […]

More Affordable Housing In Denver Is Coming For Single-Parent Families

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By Tori MasonNovember 18, 2021 at 10:00 pm DENVER (CBS4) – Residential services for single parents seeking safe and affordable housing are expanding in Denver. Over the last 45 years, Warren Village has helped more than 8,200 children and parents. Their partnership with Denver Housing Authority will help support hundreds more through a new facility. “Just looking […]

A New Grocery Store Aims to Address Food Access Issues in Sun Valley

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The project, Decatur Fresh, opens November 2 on the ground floor of Denver Housing Authority’s Gateway South building. BY MEREDITH SELLOctober 29, 2021 Food access—or rather, inaccess—is a longstanding problem in Sun Valley. The new home to Meow Wolf Denver has been described as both a food desert and food swamp, similar ideas that refer to, respectively, lack […]

How to get eviction assistance in Colorado now that renter protections have ended

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A new state law which went into effect Oct. 1 is providing relief to renters By: Óscar ContrerasPosted at 2:30 PM, Oct 13, 2021 and last updated 7:08 PM, Oct 13, 2021 DENVER – Gov. Jared Polis ended the remaining temporary protections granted to renters at risk of eviction during the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this month, so what can […]

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge tours new public housing complex in Denver

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge tours new public housing complex in Denver

By PAT POBLETE pat.poblete@coloradopolitics.comJul 13, 2021 Updated Jul 20, 2021 Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge during a Tuesday stop in Denver warned the affordable housing crisis is “bigger than people want to admit” but praised efforts to revamp public housing in Colorado. After touring a public housing complex currently under construction in Denver’s Sun Valley neighborhood […]

Denver to acquire motels to shelter those experiencing homelessness

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Author: Richard Cote | Published: 7:57 AM MDT June 30, 2021 | Updated: 9:37 PM MDT June 30, 2021 Hancock said COVID-19 pandemic has significantly worsened the homelessness situation in Denver and across the country. DENVER — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock held a news conference on Wednesday to detail next steps in the city’s housing and homelessness recovery […]