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An estimated 569 homeless veterans live in the Denver metro area, and Freddie Sprankel used to be one of them. After more than three years in the U.S. Army — including an almost year-long duty tour in Iraq — Sprankel got an honorable … more
More than a century ago, a custodian — paid at a rate of $13 per month — chopped wood so students at a one-room schoolhouse on 44th Street in Wheat Ridge could stay warm. This week, the first resident moved into a former school on the property … more
Lacy Franks makes being a first-time homebuyer sound easy. Franks, who grew up in Black Hawk, bought her first home last September, a two-bedroom townhome just off I-225 in Aurora, for $220,000 after three months of searching throughout the metro … more
Mary Ann Parker can’t talk about her apartment search without crying. The 58-year-old on disability rents a room in a house in Commerce City for $750 a month, which eats up most of her $840 a month disability check. She longs to live closer to … more
The 20th annual Blues & BBQ for Better Housing Festival will be July 29, at a new location in Edgewater. Patrons from throughout the Denver metro area will gather at Citizens Park in Edgewater to enjoy local music, craft beer and local food and … more
A nearly seven hour meeting on June 27 concluded in a yes vote from all three Jefferson County commissioners to continue to accept federal money for affordable housing. The monies in consideration … more
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