Denver housing leaders applaud bills that aim to address affordable housing, mental health

Bills use money from American Rescue Plan Act. By: Ivan Rodriguez May 11, 2022 at 5:00 PM DENVER — One of the biggest issues facing communities across the country, including here in Colorado, is affordable housing. “The problem and the challenges associated with housing are not simply resolved,” said Donna Garnett, CEO of the Montbello Organizing […]

3 neighborhoods in Denver now allowed to build second homes on their property

By: Katie Eastman, May 10, 2022, 9:03 PM The rezoning allows homeowners to build Accessory Dwelling Units, or ADUs, commonly known as carriage houses or mother-in-law suites, on their property. DENVER — Neighborhood by neighborhood, Denver is becoming a friendlier place for homeowners who want to build a second, smaller home on their property. The […]

Warren Village: It takes a village to build a village

On lots at the corner of South Pecos Street and West Alameda Avenue sits a shuttered building with a sign that reads “Best Car Buys.” Behind these parcels, another vacant lot, surrounded by a chainlink fence at 1373 W. Nevada Place, faces a row of residential homes. They’re not much to look at, but in […]

Denver Housing Authority offers more than housing

“I don’t know where my family would be without the support and services that the housing authority offered,” said Tanya Rivera, single mom of four small children. “They helped us find a home for all of us and made my struggles a bit easier, so me and my kids wouldn’t have to wonder if we […]

Denver Housing Authority: A year in review

With a year under his belt, David Nisivoccia, the executive director of the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver, is responsible for the oversight and operation of the largest public housing authority in the state of Colorado and Rocky Mountain region, and one of the largest public housing authorities in the nation. […]

DHA Hires Erin Clark as New Chief Real Estate Investment Officer

April 13, 2022 Denver Housing Authority (DHA) has hired Erin Clark as the chief real estate investment officer. Clark brings with her more than 15 years of experience, and joins DHA from her most recent position as vice president of master site development with Urban Land Conservancy (ULC) based in Denver. Clark officially starts on […]

Denver Housing Authority Launches Community Solar Garden

By Leslie Zarker, ICF on Dec 05, 2017 This Fall, the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) launched the nation’s first housing authority-developed, owned, and operated 100% Low Income Community Solar Garden. The 2-megawatt, $3.8 million project will power affordable housing units in Denver and help low-income families and affordable housing developers reduce […]

Warren Village Creates More Affordable Housing With City Partnership

By: ELLIE SULLUM Posted on February 23, 2022 Solving Denver’s housing crisis requires all hands on deck. City government, housing developers, community organizers and nonprofit organizations all play a role in providing long-term solutions. These partnerships allow Denver to tailor each approach to meet the needs of specific communities affected.  On Nov. 17, 2021, Warren […]

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 […]