Mayor Michael Hancock says balancing the desires of existing residents with an increasing population and having a city that is equitable and socio-economically diverse is one reason he ordered the comprehensive plan for the city.
One hundred eighty units of affordable housing, The Moline Apartments, officially opened on July 10. “The work to get this apartment built will have a long-term effect on a lot of lives,” said Gete Mekonnen, executive director of NE Denver Housing, at the opening event.
This month: 1) New Pizza Restaurant; 2) New Italian Restaurant; 3) New Chinese Dumpling Restaurant; 4) Medical Marijuana Cultivation; 5) Nourish Co-op Dissolves; 6) Park Hill Golf Course Sold; and Women’s Equality Day and Procession Aug. 26.
This month: 1) MLK Extension to Peoria. 2) Park Hill Golf Course Sale. 3) Bike Repair Kits. 4) Free Summer Meals for Kids. 5) High Tech Ele. Gets New Name. 6) Denver Discovery School. 7) Housing Planned for Old Strip Club. 8) Retail Construction. 9) New Stop Sign. 10) Vigil. 11) School Safety Group Forms. 12) Low Income Housing. Plus KG Vaccinations.
Updates this month: 1) Sprouts Construction. 2) Upcoming Stapleton Development. 3) New Aurora Beer Garden. 4) Carjacking at King Soopers. 5) Stolen Vehicle Leads to Fatality. 6) A-Line Passenger Killed. 7) Bike Lane Coming to CPB. 8) Speedway on MLK and CPB. 9) Fred Thomas Park and Sand Creek Regional Greenway Improvements. 10) TIF and Special District Taxes. 11) Women’s Self-Defense Seminar. 12) It’s Now DSST: Montview.
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.
Updates this month: 1) Lucky’s Market Breaks Ground in Lowry. 2) Beeler Park to Get a Panda Express. 3) Beeler Park Also to Get a Taco Bell. 4) Kappa Senior Apartments at Northfield and Central Park Blvds. 5) Denver Discovery To Stay Open for 2019-2020 School Year. 6) Rep. DeGette Addresses Questions and Issues on the Subject of Impeachment. 7) Enterprise Car Rental Under Construction in North Stapleton. 8) 190 Apartments Coming to Beeler Park. 9) What’s the big construction project on the east side of Central Park Blvd at 47th?
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
Architectural design has begun on a $50 million addition to the Paul Sandoval Campus.
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.