Tagged: homelessness

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.

Judge stalls potential sale of 59-acre federal property in Lakewood

Judge stalls potential sale of 59-acre federal property in Lakewood

A U.S. District Court judge issued a ruling this week that the federal government temporarily refrain from selling a 59-acre property at the Federal Center in Lakewood.

Formerly homeless residents move into crowdfunded tiny home community as city monitors pilot project

Formerly homeless residents move into crowdfunded tiny home community as city monitors pilot project

Denver’s crowd-funded tiny home project has run into more than a few road blocks, but on July 21, fourteen residents moved into their new community and on Saturday they invited reporters in to see it.

Colorado homeless advocates win delay of Federal Center property auction

Colorado homeless advocates win delay of Federal Center property auction

In response to a federal lawsuit filed by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless federal officials have delayed the sale of 59 acres to developers, giving some hope that the land could be used to shelter homeless people.

Colorado homeless coalition sues federal housing agency over Federal Center land

Colorado homeless coalition sues federal housing agency over Federal Center land

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless has sued the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development seeking to halt an auction of 59 acres at Denver Federal Center claiming the decision to do so may violate the Homeless Assistance Act.

Durango residents advocate for homeless campground

Durango residents advocate for homeless campground

In the year that Sonia Horsting has lived on Ella Vita Court in Durango, she’s seen many people make their way up the hill to camp north of the Tech Center.

Suburban poverty rising more slowly in Denver than it is nationwide, new report says

Suburban poverty rising more slowly in Denver than it is nationwide, new report says

Poverty has generally been rising faster in suburbs than in urban areas during the last 15 years, but that nationwide trend has been far less pronounced in metro Denver, according to a new report.

Suburban poverty rising more slowly in Denver than it is nationwide, new report says

Suburban poverty rising more slowly in Denver than it is nationwide, new report says

Poverty has generally been rising faster in suburbs than in urban areas during the last 15 years, but that nationwide trend has been far less pronounced in metro Denver, according to a new report.

Residents, Longmont Housing Authority disagree on cause of disruptions at complex

Residents, Longmont Housing Authority disagree on cause of disruptions at complex

The Longmont Housing Authority inviting police dogs to substantiate drug rumors at a subsidized apartment complex marks a tipping point for several residents fed up with what they consider an unhealthy and disruptive living environment.