Local efforts to incentivize employment for the most vulnerable workers are being undermined by outdated benefits tests from the federal government
By Mark Sherman, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. The court’s action late Thursday ends protections for roughly 3.5 million people in the […]
East Colfax always was the kind of neighborhood where people could reliably find affordable housing close to downtown Denver, and it was predominantly home to families of color, one result of redlining policies that dictated where people could and could not live. Then the housing market crashed and nearly 20 percent of homes in the […]
As the pandemic began affecting livelihoods last year, Stephanie Maney would sometimes catch a glimpse of her phone number on TV news broadcasts, news stories or communication from the state’s housing division or Gov. Jared Polis’ office. Sometimes it was 303-864-7852. Other times 303-864-7810. Sometimes both. She was the only person answering calls from Coloradans […]
By Hayley Sanchez and Andrew Kenney, Colorado Public Radio Gail Steger Mock has been a landlord for 35 years. She got into the rental business because she wanted to do something that would have a positive impact on people. “You get to help them have a decent place to live, and that’s where I come […]
State’s rental assistance programs receive $247 million in federal aid. Tenants can now apply for three months of future rent, which has property owners saying there’s no need for moratoriums.