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Denver nonprofit Family HomeStead helps homeless families find stability

Tahliiya Harris, 6, left, and her brother, Darnell, 3, read a book at the Family Homestead apartments November 29, 2018. Tahliiya’a mother, Natalya Moore, single mother of three children, has lived at the apartment complex for two months re-establishing herself while taking care of her kids. In 40 years of helping homeless families get back […]

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HUD Files Disability Discrimination Fair Housing Charge Against Denver, CO Property

Acting on a complaint initially filed back in 2016, just yesterday the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) formally charged the owners, architect, and builder of an apartment building (with 164 units on six floors) in Denver, Colorado with housing discrimination for failing to make the property accessible to residents with disabilities. In […]

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On The Block: Rent, Office Space, Big Fish and other movie titles related to Denver metro real estate scene

It’s Thanksgiving week, and at On The Block we’re not only looking forward to turkey and stuffing, we’re thankful for the positive feedback we’ve gotten from readers to our newsletter. Keep letting us know what you think, and feel free to share ideas, news tips and, yes, even a critique. Email at business@denverpost.com. And if […]

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FirstBank, Urban Land Conservancy, Colorado Health Foundation, The Denver Foundation and Colorado Housing and Finance Authority Partner to Launch $50 Million Metro Denver Impact Facility

Denver, Colorado, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LAKEWOOD – As a response to the current real estate affordability crisis in the Denver region, FirstBank, Colorado Health Foundation (CHF), The Denver Foundation (TDF), Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) and local nonprofit Urban Land Conservancy (ULC), have launched the Metro Denver Impact Facility (MDIF). This […]

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Four Tips For Navigating Complex Affordable Housing Transactions In Denver

Affordable housing is a growing problem across the nation, and although the housing industry is practically unanimous on that point, it is highly uncertain on the best solution. In our local market, my team facilitated the sale of an affordable housing property that was subject to the Preservation of Affordable Housing Ordinance for the first […]

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The Biggest Signs Colorado Housing Market Is Coming Back to Earth

Right now, the sales decrease hasn’t resulted in lower prices. Both the median and average sale price for a single-family home went up substantially last month — 5.6 percent and 7.1 percent, respectively. And the same was true for townhouses and condominiums, with the median category rising by 12.3 percent and the average going up […]

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A Colorado woman’s guide to voting, as told by her apartment door

DENVER — Election season can be a confusing and overwhelming time for voters, with a dozen ballot initiatives to keep track of, voter registration and all the important deadlines. One Colorado woman wanted to help simplify things for people in her apartment building, so she posted a "How Voting Works" guide on the outside of […]

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Balance of power shifting in metro Denver’s housing market

Sellers have remained in firm control of metro Denver’s housing market for four years, with inventory shortages, quick sales and escalating home prices par for the course. The imbalance has lasted for so long, it is hard to remember what a more balanced market looks like. But agents warn that things are finally moving in […]

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In Denver’s Crazy Hot Housing Market, Teachers Need An Extra Helping Hand

Math teacher Dr. LaTanya Burnett and her grandchildren outside her new home in Denver. On a rainy day after school, five of LaTanya Burnett’s grandchildren are hanging out in her classroom. They attend the same school she teaches at, Florida Pitt Waller K-8 in Denver’s Green Valley Ranch neighborhood. Burnett finishes up some work and […]

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Designer Kate Spade found dead in apartment

Bebeto Matthews, Associated Press file In this May 13, 2004 file photo, designer Kate Spade poses with handbags and shoes from her next collection in New York. Law enforcement officials say Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. NEW YORK […]