Higher interest rates and for-sale prices may be a barrier, but for those ready to plunge into home ownership, the best advice is to get educated.
An ambitious plan to revitalize one of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods displaced 1,000 people. Fewer than 20% have returned as rebuilding drags on.
During the pandemic, the Brighton Housing Authority started new programs to tutor school children and find emergency housing for victims of domestic violence
When Selena Ramirez was growing up, shopping for groceries was an hours-long ordeal that involved riding the city bus miles away with her mom and little brother and lugging home bags of food. On days when that was too much, they bought instant noodles or Hot Pockets at the 7-Eleven on Federal Boulevard, the only […]
More than two decades ago, Telluride’s leaders were grappling with the growing pains of a booming resort industry. Housing prices shot up, forcing many workers to live outside of San Miguel County. The town responded by passing an ordinance in 1994 requiring developers to create affordable housing for a portion of the new workers generated […]
SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, MEXICO — Under the red girders of a nondescript toll bridge, waves gently lapped coarse sands in a gritty corner of this northwestern Mexican border city. “There is usually no water and vegetation, and the ground looks like this,” local conservationist Alejandra Calvo-Fonesca said, gesturing toward the dusty shoreline of the […]
By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News One patient at Denver Health, the city’s largest safety net hospital, occupied a bed for more than four years — a hospital record of 1,558 days. Another admitted for a hard-to-treat bacterial infection needed eight weeks of at-home IV antibiotics, but had no home. A third, with dementia, came […]
When Starry internet service became available in his building this month, Craig Allen signed up. At $15 a month, it cost 50% more than his old plan but internet speeds were more than double, helping him feel he could do much more faster. Allen’s one of the more digital savvy tenants at the Denver Housing […]
When money is tight, Elysia Lucero has to make a choice: Pay the internet bill or buy food for her family. She bought food last month. On Wednesday, she stopped by the PCs for People store on West Alameda Avenue to take care of the unpaid internet bill. “We can’t live without the internet,” said […]
Carolyn Chavez has called Denver’s Sun Valley neighborhood home for 66 years. It’s where she raised six children, and eventually, five of her 10 grandchildren. For decades, she watched friends and family move elsewhere; neighborhood children go off to college or fall into the grips of addiction. She was there when the new Mile High […]