User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-Regional
Category: Homelessness
Last updated: Mar 15 2019 24:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 letters: Look at Portland’s “campaign ban,” Tax cuts, deficits and spending 14.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Look at Portland’s ‘camping ban’ Re: “Homeless ‘camping ban’ quickly becoming one of Denver’s most expensive political fights,” March 9 news story I work downtown so I see the chronic homeless every workday. Portland temporarily suspended the city “camping ban” about five years ago. After less than a year of problems with the “safe sleep” […]
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Homeless “camping ban” quickly becoming one of Denver’s most expensive political fights 9.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver voters will decide this May whether to overturn the city's "camping ban" and allow people to legally use blankets, tents and other survival gear in public spaces. The effort is known as Initiative 300, or the Right to Survive campaign.
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Proposal to break up Boulder homeless camps met with derision 6.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Several attendees at Tuesday's Boulder City Council meeting lambasted a staff proposal to increase the number of city employees who sweep encampments of people experiencing homelessness and to install boulders and steep grading to prevent further camping.
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Denver’s tiny home village has been celebrated as a success. But now it’s stuck. 3.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
For two years, Denver's tiny home village for people experiencing homelessness has been a success. But the effort to find a more permanent location has hit roadblock after roadblock, most recently in Globeville.
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Deal may be near to let Denver’s homeless camp sweeps continue — with conditions 28.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A class-action lawsuit that challenged Denver's sweeps of camps on public sidewalks and parks may be near a settlement.
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Homeless man sentenced to 10 years in Longmont park stabbing 23.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A homeless man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty in the June stabbing of his "on-again, off-again" girlfriend in a Longmont park.
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Carroll: We can help homeless without sacrificing public spaces 16.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The most important vote that Denver residents cast this year may not be for mayor. A better candidate is a ballot measure most voters probably haven’t even heard of yet: Initiative 300, which would overturn the city’s ordinance that outlaws camping in parks or on sidewalks, or setting up residence in a car.
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Denver’s homeless camping ban will prevent witnesses from testifying in class-action trial, attorneys allege 5.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The attorneys suing Denver over its sweeps of homeless encampments asked a federal judge Monday to suspend enforcement of the city's camping ban ahead of, and during, next month's scheduled trial in the class-action lawsuit.
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Denver’s tiny-home village finally has a semi-permanent new site 1.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
After months of negotiations threatened to leave Denver's tiny-home village marooned, Colorado Village Collaborative has secured its new home. The village plans to relocate in March to a city property in Globeville, where it could stay for four years or longer and nearly double in size.
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Colorado foreclosure system under the microscope in U.S. Supreme Court case 25.1.2019 Denver Post: Business
Colorado's century-old public-trustee foreclosure system, the only one of its kind in the country, could be gutted if a Pueblo man wins his case before the U.S. Supreme Court, legal experts say.
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Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis 17.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Microsoft says it will devote $500 million to address a problem its own success helped create: the severe need for affordable housing in the Seattle area.
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Coroner IDs man killed near Denver homeless shelters in November 12.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver coroner's office on Friday identified a 66-year-old man killed in November near homeless shelters in downtown Denver.
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Denver non-profit needs volunteers for annual homeless population count 12.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A Denver homeless advocacy group is seeking hundreds of volunteers to fan out to river banks, underpasses and alleys and find every homeless person living in the metro area in a single day.
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University of Northern Colorado closes arena after homeless man climbs into rafters 10.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
University of Northern Colorado has shut down the gym in the Bank of Colorado Arena at Butler-Hancock Athletic Center after a homeless man climbed into the rafters.
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Colorado Springs libraries add social workers for homeless patrons 5.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
A social worker was hired in October amid mounting complaints about conditions at the Penrose Library, once considered the city’s de facto homeless day center, before the Springs Rescue Mission expanded its campus in 2017.
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Broncos Mailbag: The coach ousted, fans now want offensive line, quarterback changes 2.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Let’s talk right now about the offensive line. As one league executive told me earlier this week, the Broncos’ offensive line “needs some fixing.”
233 homeless people died in metro Denver in 2018 — the second record-setting year in a row, advocates say 1.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
For the second year in a row, a record number of people experiencing homelessness died in the seven-county Denver metro area in 2018, according to a statewide advocacy group.
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Colorado shelters, public agencies out in force to bring homeless out of the bitter cold, snow 1.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver-area and Colorado Springs homeless shelters, police and agencies are stepping up outreach efforts as temperatures head below zero for New Year's Eve.
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Boulder leaders propose all-winter emergency shelter for homeless 29.12.2018 Denver Post: Local
Two elected officials have requested that Boulder's severe weather shelter for those experiencing homelessness remain open all winter in order to avoid cold-weather fatalities that have plagued the vulnerable population.
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Cautious approach on marijuana legalization has reaped millions to help Aurora’s homeless 28.12.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Even with just two dozen marijuana dispensaries, Aurora has reaped tax benefits and used them to address large challenges in Colorado's third-largest city.
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