User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-Regional
Category: Homelessness
Last updated: Aug 12 2020 19:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Denver Coliseum lot a scratch for first sanctioned homeless encampment 12.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
That pushes the opening of Denver’s first legal homeless encampment back another month, said Cole Chandler, executive director of the organizing Colorado Village Collaborative.
Man in custody after machete attack in Brighton home leaves 1 dead 12.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
A man is in police custody after he allegedly attacked multiple people with a machete in a Brighton home, fatally injuring one woman.
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Executive order from Gov. Polis lets evictions continue but preserves some renter protections 11.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Gov. Jared Polis has extended an executive order that requires that Colorado landlords must, for at least one more month, give tenants 30 days' notice before pursuing evictions.
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30 people displaced after multifamily complex in Aurora catches fire 9.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Aurora Fire Rescue responded around 8 a.m. to a structure fire near Sable Boulevard and Dearborn Way, the fire agency tweeted.
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Bosselman: Denver doesn’t want to know how much housing it needs — and it needs a lot 8.8.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
To anyone with a clear mind, it is obvious that a vast amount of new housing is needed. But the inebriation of the ruling class keeps the city stammering and stumbling toward a worsening housing crisis.
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Coronavirus aid talks on brink of collapse; sides “very far apart” 7.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse after a marathon meeting in the Capitol generated lots of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators.
The Spot: A weird August for critical Senate race, and Polis’ confusing messaging on a eviction moratorium 7.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
On Tuesday morning, Sen. Cory Gardner stood in the East Room of the White House while President Donald Trump signed a public lands bill of his into law.
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Homeless shelters get biggest chunk of money in Denver’s latest round of COVID-19 relief spending 7.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver is putting $25.6 million in federal money toward shelters, small business grants and other areas, city officials announced Thursday -- the city's second release of federal money to combat the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Denver activists blocking Webb Municipal Building doors to protest evictions during pandemic 6.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Activists linking arms are blocking the entrance to the Webb Municipal Building to protest evictions taking place inside.
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“Worst nightmare”: Laid-off workers endure loss of $600 aid 6.8.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
An unemployed makeup artist with two toddlers and a disabled husband needs help with food and rent. A hotel manager says his unemployment has deepened his anxiety and kept him awake at night. A dental hygienist, pregnant with her third child, is struggling to afford diapers and formula.
PHOTOS: Veteran experiencing homelessness moves on from encampment outside Denver’s Morey Middle School 5.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
“It’s no wonder a lot of homeless [people] are veterans. We are trained to live like this. I’m a soldier. I’m comfortable out here,” said 29-year-old Michael Gray Edwards. While packing up his belongings, he talked about serving two combat tours as an Army Ranger. Edwards, who goes by Gray on the street, had been living in a homeless encampment outside Morey Middle School in Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Denver clears out homeless encampment outside Morey Middle School 5.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver city officials, including police, on Wednesday morning cleared out a homeless encampment outside Morey Middle School.
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Ferguson protester Cori Bush ousts William Lacy Clay from Missouri congressional seat he held for 20 years 5.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman, ousted longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Tuesday in Missouri's Democratic primary, ending a political dynasty that has spanned more than a half-century.
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Homeless encampment around Morey Middle School starts to empty 3.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The homeless camp around Morey Middle School started to empty Monday as advocates and city workers urged residents to move out before the city takes more aggressive action to clear the area.
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Letters: Simply asking a reasonable question about abortion (8/2/20) 2.8.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Simply asking a reasonable question about abortion Re: “Supreme Court, abortion loom large in Nov. election,” July 26 commentary
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Rent’s due, again: Monthly anxieties deepen as aid falls off 31.7.2020 Denver Post: Business
Another month passes. The coronavirus pandemic marches on. And Americans struggling amid the economic fallout once again have to worry as their next rent checks come due Aug. 1.
The Spot: Hick campaigns in-person, more homeless raids are coming, and there’s a race to the ballot 31.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
For the better part of an hour, John Hickenlooper listened to the hardships of those six northern Colorado residents. He offered bleak assessments — “These are the worst of hard times” — followed by positive platitudes and mild criticisms of the Senate: “They have spent two weeks on vacation.”
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Letters: Why “Trumpvilles?” (7/30/20) 30.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Why “Trumpvilles?” Re: “ ‘Trumpvilles’ must go for safety of homeless,” July 29 editorial
Four of largest ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks in Colorado are in prisons, jails 30.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Two of the largest outbreaks are in state prisons, and the downtown Denver detention center and Jefferson County jail also reported significant numbers of cases.
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DPS board member Tay Anderson taken to hospital after he was injured in downtown protest 30.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Denver Public Schools Director Tay Anderson was taken to a hospital Wednesday after he was injured during a protest outside a homeless camp in downtown Denver.
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