User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-Regional
Category: Homelessness
Last updated: May 19 2020 09:26 IST RSS 2.0
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Judge significantly drops fees awarded to foreclosure lawyer Castle 19.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The eight-year epic legal battle between the Colorado attorney general’s office and former foreclosure king Larry Castle and his now-shuttered Denver law firm appears to be over.
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COVID-19 pushed Seattle to provide housing for homeless people 18.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Advocates hope to lock in this assistance beyond the pandemic.
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Workers’ rights Q&A: Dealing with discrimination in the workplace 17.5.2020 Denver Post: Business
By Iris Halpern and Ellen K. Giarratana During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed an alarming uptick of xenophobia and racism. Just like when the Muslim, Sikh, Arab, Middle Eastern and South Asian communities faced increased discrimination after 9/11, Asian Americans and many immigrant groups are suffering from a wave of a hate crimes and […]
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Affordable housing orgs say Coloradans will need at least $291 million in rent and mortgage assistance this year 17.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A coalition of Colorado affordable-housing organizations with an up-close view of the desperate situation some low-income families has an emergency plan that it believes could help stave off a potential mass eviction and foreclosure crisis if state and local leaders can find the money for it.
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Can alternative living encampments help with the homelessness crisis? 7.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Advocates fear they’re a stopgap solution that could become permanent.
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Guest commentary: RTD tightens rules, expands policing to keep out poor and homeless 7.5.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
As RTD scatters the homeless, many are likely to crowd into the few areas where they are still allowed during the lockdown, possibly exacerbating this public health crisis.
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Guest commentary: Governor Jared Polis has done the right thing by issuing an eviction moratorium 5.5.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Many Coloradans will face a stark choice—pay rent or face eviction.
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Denver sweeps homeless camps despite CDC advice to leave them during pandemic 1.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver officials cleared a large homeless encampment downtown Thursday morning contrary to Centers for Disease Control guidelines for handling the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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Denver sees spike in coronavirus cases among those experiencing homelessness 14.4.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver's number of positive cases of coronavirus among people experiencing homelessness more than tripled over the weekend as city officials and advocates scramble to add hotel and motel rooms and shelter space for that population.
Colorado coronavirus housing FAQ: Resources for renters and homeowners 9.4.2020 Denver Post: Business
With many people across the state facing rent, mortgage and other financial shortfalls related to the coronavirus pandemic, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs has put out a list of resources to help alleviate the pressure. Here are those recommendations: What can I do if I am facing eviction? The Department of Local Affairs has […]
Some Denver tenants who missed April’s rent receiving letters demanding payment 9.4.2020 Denver Post: Business
Colorado's Rent Strike and Eviction Defense movement is about to enter a new phase as tenants who didn't pay their April rent face-off with landlords who are demanding payment.
Denver to open homeless shelter for 600 men, hopes to add one for women 7.4.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said Tuesday that the city is going to open a 600-space shelter for men at the National Western Complex -- scaling back plans for a larger shelter after the governor declined to increase the deployment of National Guard troops. 
Denver needs Polis’ help caring for homeless population during pandemic, elected officials say 7.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Many of Denver’s elected officials are calling on Gov. Jared Polis to provide extra care for the city’s homeless population which is in dire need as the coronavirus pandemic surges throughout Colorado. Five state senators, 13 state representatives, 12 City Council members and the director of the Regional Transportation District all signed a letter sent […]
FAQ: What should you do if you’re facing eviction, foreclosure or a utility shutoff during the coronavirus pandemic? 7.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
With many people across the state facing rent, mortgage and other shortfalls related to the pandemic, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs last week put out a list of resources to help alleviate the pressure.
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Denver isn’t doing enough to protect homeless population from coronavirus, advocates say 4.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver's lack of strategy to protect people experiencing homelessness puts an already vulnerable population at more risk as the pandemic worsens, experts say.
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Q&A: Gov. Jared Polis on the supply shortage, his stay-at-home order and when the coronavirus peak will hit 3.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
It's been four weeks since Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced the state's first known case of the new coronavirus.
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Bosselman: Denver’s failure to protect homeless people from the new coronavirus puts everyone at risk 3.4.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
How do you maintain six feet of social distancing when you sleep in a room with hundreds of people bunked two to a bed, each spaced no more than three feet apart?
Rent and coronavirus: Some Colorado businesses get an April break while many apartment residents face late fees 2.4.2020 Denver Post: Business
For many Coloradans, Wednesday marked the first day their rent or mortgage payments have come due since the life-altering effects of the COVID-19 outbreak upended daily life.
Letters: Remembering the Cuban Missile Crisis (3/30/30) 30.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Remembering the Cuban Missile Crisis Re: “Paratrooper exercise is all about the preparation – and the jump,” March 17 news story
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Rent is almost due, and many Coloradans don’t have the money. Some are prepared to strike. 29.3.2020 Denver Post: Business
At this point in an average month, about 0.5% of Colorado renters will have reached out to their landlords about inability to pay rent for the coming month. As of Friday, the proportion of renters who've said they can't pay for April was between 5% and 7%.
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