The city will send out trained staff to issue citations for crimes such as destruction of property, public defecation, trespassing and dumping.
The changes would apply to industrial land in unincorporated parts of the county.
It’s the second known proposal for a “safe parking” site in Denver. The first opened in July in University Hills as motorists living in their RVs have proliferated around Denver over the last 5 years.
TrueMind and a neighboring spa at 5 Cook St. would be demolished to make way for a residential building up to seven stories high.
Seven neighborhood organizations and business improvement districts sent a letter to Denver officials urging them to do more to tackle homelessness.
The one on Bannock Street would have 275 apartments and the one on Acoma Street would have both condominiums and hotel rooms.
The clearing of sidewalks and public rights-of-way would happen at least three times per week, during which belongings must be removed or get confiscated.
The assessments largely don’t take into account the boom Colorado’s housing market has seen since the onset of the pandemic.
One measure would preserve the defunct golf course as open space. The other would make it easier to redevelop the site.
The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless plans to rehabilitate a 10-story, 101-unit complex that has housed the former homeless for 25 years.