Homelessness in the News
CBS4 - By Libby Smith ARVADA, Colo (CBS4) – When a family faces homelessness, they often have to leave all but their essentials behind. When that family gets a new house, they have nothing to furnish it. For some families, Sandy Garling is filling that gap. “Back here...read more
Trump’s budget cuts jobs programs. This Republican mayor has inspired cities to invest in employing the homeless.
Washington Post - By Colby Itkowitz Since his divorce about three years ago, 63-year-old Joey Martinez has been without a permanent home. He has slept on friend’s couches, in his ex-mother-in-law’s garage and in the most desperate of times, in Denver’s parks. His...read more
Reporter-Herald - By The Rev. Steve Goodier, Pastor Randy Short, The Rev. Jake Miles Joseph and the Rev. Erin Gilmore We have an opportunity to house the homeless and encourage self-sufficiency. As members of the faith community in Northern Colorado, we believe that...read more
Denver7 - by Kurt Sevits DENVER – It’s no secret that Denver is a tough place to be a renter and it’s only getting more expensive. A recent report from ApartmentList found rents in Denver increased to a median of $1,750 for a 2-bedroom unit in February. As the cost of...read more
Daily Camera - By Alex Burness Boulder and the Emergency Family Assistance Association, in partnership, are launching a pilot program designed to prevent homelessness among families with children. The program, called Keep Families Housed, follows a budget amendment...read more
Denver Post - by JOE VACCARELLI Rita Robledo still tears up when talking about her two dogs she had to give up nearly three years ago when she had been living on the street and using an abandoned shack for a shelter. Now what she really wants is to live in a home...read more