Expanding Housing Affordability Proposal Passed by City Council

June 7, 2022 / Comments (0)


June 7, 2022 from Denver Dept of Housing Stability

City Council yesterday voted to approve the historic “Expanding Housing Affordability” policy, a joint effort of Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s Department of Community Planning and Development and Department of Housing Stability in collaboration with City Council, residents, businesses, housing developers and others, to increase access to affordable housing across Denver. The city engaged with partners and the broader community for over a year to develop the new policy, which will take effect in Denver starting July 1. Development applications received by June 30 may continue under current rules. Read the full press release. Congratulations to our HOST staff, Community Planning and Development and other city partners, and community partners for the passage of this historic measure

Denver Council District 5 Councilwoman Sawyer sent this explanation of her vote on the bills that City Council passed last night 10-1.   


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