Myers’ company, Thrive, has built approximately 200 homes in the affordable program, and it has had only one foreclosure. With rule changes the city made in October, his sales went from 30 in a quarter to 3. His company did an analysis and determined that 9 out of 10 buyers he had closed on in his latest project would never have been approved under new guidelines.
This month: 1) SUN Annual Community Forum May 21, 6:30 – 8:30pm, The Cube, 8371 E Northfield Blvd. 2) Election of SUN Board Candidates at Annual Forum.
Health experts and parents discuss the importance of community or herd immunity imparted by vaccines, which protect those with compromised immune systems from contracting vaccine-preventable diseases. The recent measles epidemic in the U.S. came close to Stapleton in January 2019 but no outbreak occurred.
The May 7 ballot has two issues for voters: Initiated Ordinance 300 is the controversial plan to repeal Denver’s homeless camping ban, and Initiated Ordinance 301 would decriminalize private possession and use of hallucinogenic mushrooms in the city.
For the Denver Discovery School (DDS) community, the end of the first round of SchoolChoice brought worrisome news. DPS adjusted the school’s 2019-20 enrollment projections downward, from 181 to 136 students.
Updates this month: 1) Why do we still have A Line train horns? 2) New Stapleton Hotel on Peoria. 3) How does proposed drilling legislation differ from the current law? 4) New Preschool Planned for North Stapleton. 5) Affordable Housing Update. 6) Cajun Seafood Coming to Quebec Square
This month: 1) SUN monthly meeting: Denver Municipal Ballot Open House, Tuesday April 16. 2) SUN’s 2nd Annual Community Day of Reflection. Exploring Implicit Bias, Apr. 27. SUN’s Annual Community Forum May 21, 2019. 4) Sand Creek Regional Greenway Hosting Annual Fundraiser, May 17. 5) Seeking nominations for a diverse Board to serve the Community, accepted through April 12.
Northeast Denver residents who love the outdoors are lucky to have the Sand Creek Greenway and Trail close by. But this recreational amenity has long been a popular site for those who are homeless.
Plans for bike lanes on Syracuse from 8th to MLK.
At the Feb. 21 Citizens Advisory Board meeting, Damon Knop, a realtor knowledgeable about Denver’s income-qualified homes program, shared concerns about a recent change in the allowed ratio of housing-debt to income for buyers.