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What’s Denver’s progress on the House1000 effort?

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DENVER (KDVR) — About six weeks remain before Denver’s deadline to house 1,000 people before next year.

Mayor Mike Johnston announced the effort as soon as he took office, declaring an emergency over homelessness in the city. The mayor’s so-called House1000 initiative has seen some progress, but the city still has more than 70% of the way to go.

On Thursday, FOX31 asked the city’s Homeless Resolution Operations Center for an update.

“Housing 1,000 unsheltered Denverites before the end of the year is an ambitious goal, but we are well on the path to obtaining the units necessary to meet that goal,” a city spokesperson wrote to FOX31’s Lisa D’Souza. “As we continue to identify and open more…

Lanie Lee Cook

2023-11-16 20:08:06

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