December 11, 2023

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Denver city leaders call on state for rental assistance

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DENVER (KDVR) — Rental assistance is becoming more of a priority for some lawmakers.

Denver City Council members were able to reach a compromise with the mayor on funding for the city’s budget. Now, some of those council members are calling on the state for money.

Community members and city leaders in Denver are celebrating the $29 million allocation for rental assistance they were able to pass in the city budget. The compromise comes after community members — like the groups within the Colorado Coalition for the Common Good — requested $55 million to avoid a crisis, but Mayor Mike Johnston only recommended $12.6 million.

Some said Tuesday the funding was the right thing to do morally…

Gabrielle Franklin

2023-11-14 19:38:47

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