How Colorado’s EV charging network could expand

By: Axios Posted February 24 2022 The Biden administration kicked off a $5 billion program this month to expand electric vehicle charging networks nationwide. The investment could help address huge barriers to EV purchases in Colorado, including a dearth of charging stations. Why it matters: Gov. Jared Polis launched an ambitious goal of putting nearly 1 million electric vehicles […]

National, local leaders visit DHA’s Mariposa neighborhood in Denver.

Posted February 25, 2022. Today, Secretary Buttigieg, Senator Bennet, Senator Hickenlooper, Representative Perlmutter, Governor Polis, Mayor Hancock, delegation members, community advocates, residents, David Nisivoccia, CEO of Denver Housing Authority, and other city leaders participated in a conversation with transportation advocates and residents at the Mariposa Housing District owned by Denver Housing Authority. They discussed the […]

In Denver’s brutal housing market, hitting the voucher lottery might not be enough

Program no match for “brutality of market forces” in metro area when rents have risen 17% in last year By: JOE RUBINO Posted at 6:00 AM, Jan 27, 2022 It was 12:01 a.m. when an annual ritual for some low-income Denverites began anew. The Denver Housing Authority opened its lottery for Section 8 housing choice vouchers, the […]

Affordable housing hub gives homes, jobs and fresh food

Fresh food and fun in Sun Valley grocery store

By: Alexa Liacko Posted at 9:09 AM, Jan 28, 2022 and last updated 10:12 AM, Jan 28, 2022 DENVER, Colo. — The United States is nearly 7 million rental homes short of what’s needed to house low-income families, but the infrastructure bill could invest $150 billion into affordable housing to help fill that gap. Some cities are already building […]

Denver Housing Authority Announces 2022 Priorities Including Building Thousands of New Housing Options in Denver

new housing options, side view of affordable homes

To support its growth and ensure equity, DHA launches new brand look and feel website Denver, Colo., January 26, 2022 – Denver Housing Authority (DHA) announced its 2022 priorities which include delivering thousands of new housing options in the city. Efforts include continuing towards adding 1,300 units through the DHA Delivers for Denver (D3) housing initiative; continuing efforts […]

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

man and wife close on new home

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

Denver Johnson & Wales campus aerial view

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 […]