Denver Homeless Out Loud
How one block on Pearl Street represents Denver’s stubborn homelessness crisis
The city’s encampments persist, with tensions boiling over in Capitol Hill. Denver has opened two sanctioned camps, but they’re full. Besides, some refuse to live there.
Homelessness in Denver is obvious, but the never-ending work to solve it is harder to see
It could take months to find someone housing. And in that time, hundreds more who are newly homeless or new to Denver have arrived.
Encampment near Capitol cleared out days after governor invites cleanup, troopers get OK to enforce Denver ordinances
Colorado State Patrol troopers in helmets and yellow booties swept through Lincoln Park on Wednesday morning. Crews used snow shovels to pile up trash.
Homeless camps in downtown Denver are “out of control” as the pandemic drags on. So what’s the solution?
One nonprofit counted 30 encampments and 664 tents. The tent cities are growing more persistent as Denver has backed off enforcing the camping ban.