Tagged: Denver Politics

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is against Green Roof Initiative, says it “goes too far too fast”

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is against Green Roof Initiative, says it “goes too far too fast”

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is opposing a citizen initiative on the November ballot that would require most new city buildings of at least 25,000 square feet to have gardens, solar panels or other “green roof” components, saying it “goes too far too fast.”

Denver renters facing eviction soon could receive financial aid – and stay in their homes — through new city program

Denver renters facing eviction soon could receive financial aid – and stay in their homes — through new city program

Denver will provide tenants facing eviction in the city’s hot housing market with financial aid to help them avoid losing their homes, Mayor Michael Hancock announced Tuesday.

Denver renters facing eviction soon could receive financial aid – and stay in their homes — through new city program

Denver renters facing eviction soon could receive financial aid – and stay in their homes — through new city program

Denver will provide tenants facing eviction in the city’s hot housing market with financial aid to help them avoid losing their homes, Mayor Michael Hancock announced Tuesday.

Denver 2017 election guide: A $937 million bond package and the Green Roof Initiative are on the ballot

Denver 2017 election guide: A $937 million bond package and the Green Roof Initiative are on the ballot

The nine city measures facing voters on Denver’s ballot for the Nov. 7 election might appear cumbersome, but they really boil down to three overarching questions.

Initiated Ordinance 300: Denver Green Roof Initiative

Initiated Ordinance 300: Denver Green Roof Initiative

Initiated Ordinance 300 is a voter-initiated ballot question on Denver’s ballot this November.

Denver city tax support to the tune of $90 million could aid Gates redevelopment at I-25 & Broadway

Denver city tax support to the tune of $90 million could aid Gates redevelopment at I-25 & Broadway

A second stab at redeveloping the large former Gates Rubber Co. site in south Denver received a shot in the arm Monday with the Denver City Council’s approval of a several plans.

New Denver affordable housing plan faces questions about how city will help residents being pushed out

New Denver affordable housing plan faces questions about how city will help residents being pushed out

Denver city officials on Friday unveiled the full version of a proposed five-year housing strategy, but they immediately faced questions about whether the plan sufficiently helps residents at risk of being pushed out by rising costs.

New Denver affordable housing plan faces questions about how city will help residents being pushed out

New Denver affordable housing plan faces questions about how city will help residents being pushed out

Denver city officials on Friday unveiled the full version of a proposed five-year housing strategy, but they immediately faced questions about whether the plan sufficiently helps residents at risk of being pushed out by rising costs.