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HUD To Spend $616K On Rental Help For Colorado Veterans

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says it will spend nearly $616,000 in rental assistance to help homeless veterans in Colorado find homes.

04/20/2015

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It’s Time to Break Down The Homeless Problem In Denver

There’s been a lot of news about homelessness in Denver lately, but it’s time we break down the problem by breaking down the different groups that need our help.

04/16/2015

Homeless people outside the Denver Rescue Mission 
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Colorado Weighs ‘Homeless Persons’ Bill Of Rights’ Proposal

A Democratic-sponsored proposal would outline rights that homeless people have in public, including the right to move freely without discrimination.

04/15/2015

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CU Denver Study Calls Homeless Laws Harsh & Ineffective

A study from the University of Colorado Denver states the City of Denver’s current homeless laws harsh and ineffective.

04/07/2015

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Pioneering Denver Social Enterprise Tackles Women’s Poverty

The workers measuring out dry beans and fragrant spices at a Denver manufacturing plant aren’t just assembling soup mixes sold in 500 stores in 40 states. They’re trying to put back together lives shattered by homelessness, abuse, addiction, mental illness or crime.

04/05/2015

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Proposed Bill Creates Homeless Bill Of Rights

A bill proposed at the state Capitol would create a homeless bill of rights in Colorado.

03/13/2015

A homeless man at the Denver Rescue Mission Saturday night (credit: CBS)

With Current Homeless Plan Ending, Denver Wants Public’s Input

The city of Denver is asking for help in the fight to end homelessness by offering a series of community meetings to focus on a new plan.

03/07/2015

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Fort Collins Pulls Back On Panhandling Ordinance

An emergency meeting is scheduled for Friday afternoon in Fort Collins to discuss pulling back on the city’s ban on panhandling. This latest move comes after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit.

02/26/2015

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Hundreds Of Homeless Receive Socks Thanks To CU Hospital’s Burn Center

The University of Colorado Hospital’s Burn Center handed out socks at Father Woody’s Shelter on Monday.

02/16/2015

Change collection containers were installed two years ago in an effort to support Denver’s Road Home, the city’s plan to end homelessness, raising more than $170,000 to date. There are two containers located before the A-security checkpoint pictured here in addition to one located before the south security screening checkpoint and another before the north security screening checkpoint (credit: DIA)

DIA Travelers Give $170,000 To Homeless In Spare Change Program

Travelers have donated more than $170,000 to the homeless over the past two years through a program that sets up spare change receptacles at security checkpoints at Denver International Airport.

02/10/2015

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