Denver asks federal appeals court to stop ruling on homeless sweeps
The city is appealing Monday's ruling requiring them to give a week's notice before clearing illegal encampments.
Federal judge requires week notice before encampment sweeps in Denver
Judge William Martinez ruled Monday that Denver must give a week's notice before clearing out illegal encampments.
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.
Homeless challenge Denver encampment sweeps in federal court
The lawsuit names Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and other city officials and police officers as defendants but also Gov. Jared Polis for allegedly encouraging the sweep of an encampment of a park near the state Capitol this summer
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.
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.