Tag Archives | Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Coalition challenges feds on land use: Hey, how about housing the homeless?

It isn’t exactly politics per se, but the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless‘s ongoing joust with the federal government — over a parcel of surplus land in the Federal Center in Lakewood — raises questions about responsive government. Or, the lack thereof. The news this week is that the U.S. General Services Administration is going […]

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Homeless still must move along after Colorado ‘Right to Rest’ bill is killed again

A Democratic-led House committee killed the latest version of Colorado’s “Right to Rest” bill to outlaw urban camping bans that keep homeless people from sleeping in parks and other public spaces. House Bill 1314 died on a 8-5 vote in the House Local Government Committee, marking the third year in a row the effort by Democratic […]

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A little more of a heads-up, please, before you show me the door?

Under Colorado law, your landlord can give you the heave-ho with as little as seven days’ advance notice if you are renting month-to-month. And you can be blindsided at any time with a rent hike. That’s not much time to pack — or to hit up your folks for some extra cash to help you stay put. Things […]

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