This year, the Colorado Health Symposium hosted by the Colorado Health Foundation focused on the inextricable link between housing and health and explored opportunities to address the inequities exacerbated by an unfair and unjust housing system.
Enterprise hosted the Denver opening of Undesign the Redline, an exhibit connects the history of housing discrimination and segregation to the political and social issues of today. Plus, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Enterprise and Denver’s Office of Economic Development held an “I am Denver Storytelling Lab."
Denver's Regional Transportation District will create a discount plan to help low-income riders across the metro area. Denver joins cities like N.Y. and Seattle in offering discounted fares, which will increase economic mobility.
On August 6, the Denver City Council voted to include source of income (SOI) protection to the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance, which adds income protection to other existing protections, such as those based on race, religion, sexual orientation and military status.
To bring this vision to life, DIFRC has partnered with Cardinal Capital Management. In this partnership, DIFRC will serve as the primary on-site service provider. The process will take several years, but when complete will result in the construction of a Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) development and community center.
The movement to create and maintain existing “Missing Middle” housing typologies in increasingly unaffordable U.S cities is rapidly gaining momentum among advocates for walkable, urban neighborhoods that allow for a range of housing options...