The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless plans to rehabilitate a 10-story, 101-unit complex that has housed the former homeless for 25 years.
A proposed $11 million lease extension with a nonprofit for 800 rooms comes amid the city’s effort to buy lodging to increase the homeless housing stock.
Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods is investing in its future by placing proceeds from the partial sale of a Cheesman Park property with The Denver Foundation.
Plaintiffs claim a Denver zoning administrator didn’t have the authority to approve the encampment outside a church and ask a court to invalidate its permit.
The Denver City Council is set to vote on a rezoning for the income-restricted project, which also needs to win tax credits before it can proceed.
The defendants are the nonprofit that owns the building at 2260 California St., as well as nonprofit Denver Homeless Out Loud.
Volunteers of America Colorado applied for certificates of demolition eligibility for its structures but one is eligible for historic designation.
Three members were in favor of an appeal by neighbors seeking its removal, but the matter died because appellants needed four votes.
Nearby residents have filed appeals to get the city to revoke the temporary permit for the “safe outdoor space” in a church parking lot.
The appeal to the Denver Board of Adjustment came after a lawsuit filed by five homeowners was dismissed in May.