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.
First Universalist Church of Denver in University Hills was granted a permit July 9 to host eight vehicles per night, with first arrivals next week.
The Denver Rescue Mission now has full control of the east side of the block. The seller paid $791,000 for the 0.36-acre property in 2010.
Mango Tree Coffee is a division of Manna Worldwide, and plans to donate all profits to the parent organization. Manna builds orphanages and schools.