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Denver council members pool leftover office budgets to provide lawyers for some renters facing eviction

Denver council members pool leftover office budgets to provide lawyers for some renters facing eviction

Ten Denver City Council members on Thursday took the unusual step of pooling money to help launch a new housing program — one that had faced resistance from Mayor Michael Hancock.

“Gentrification moves fast”: A hard look at economic displacement in Denver’s most historic black neighborhood

“Gentrification moves fast”: A hard look at economic displacement in Denver’s most historic black neighborhood

For many people in east Denver, Welton Street Café is the definition of a community institution. But its owner said his restaurant is just as much at risk of being pushed out by the forces of gentrification as many other long-time residents of Five Points.

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 landlords tried to evict nearly 8,000 households last year. The success largely rate depended on one factor: attorneys.

Denver landlords tried to evict nearly 8,000 households last year. The success largely rate depended on one factor: attorneys.

In Denver County eviction court, landlords have an attorney about 90 percent of the time. Tenants, on the other hand, are represented by counsel about 1 percent of the time.

Denver landlords tried to evict nearly 8,000 households last year. The success rate largely depended on one factor: attorneys.

Denver landlords tried to evict nearly 8,000 households last year. The success rate largely depended on one factor: attorneys.

In Denver County eviction court, landlords have an attorney about 90 percent of the time. Tenants, on the other hand, are represented by counsel about 1 percent of the time.