New Public Housing Helps The Working Poor

CBS4 – By Melissa Garcia DENVER (CBS4)– The Denver Housing Authority announced the completion of 523 new rental units in Denver. About 80 percent of the apartments at Mariposa District, located near 10th Avenue and Mariposa Street, are designated for people who...
The Blessing Box outside The Rising Church encourages residents to take what you need and leave what you can.

‘Take what you need, leave what you can’

Arvada Press – Shanna Fortier The outdoor pantry that stands in front of The Rising Church in Olde Town Arvada houses food and toiletry items for people in need. “It’s kind of like a little free library — take a book leave a book. I love that concept,” said...

Residents march for housing, renter support

The Westminster Window (Scott Taylor) – City officials may say the right words when it comes to affordable housing, but members of We Organize Westminster said there’s not a lot of follow-through. A group of 50 community organizers and residents rallied in...

A great city isn’t just for the rich

The Denver Post – By THE DENVER POST EDITORIAL BOARD No doubt, it’s good to live in a thriving, growing city. There is prestige in being one of the hot go-to places. It’s a rush to learn, seemingly every other day, some surprising piece of news about newcomers...

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