“Plans to build 36 apartments in Five Points for some of Denver’s poorest residents have been stalled because of parking.
Eddie Woolfolk, who runs a community development nonprofit headquartered next door to her Agape Christian Church in Five Points, has dreamed for years of building deeply affordable housing on land she owns nearby. It’s a part of town where luxury apartment buildings tower over the tents of people experiencing homelessness.
Neighbors with homes told the city’s Board of Adjustment for Zoning that their parking woes would be exacerbated by the proposal Woolfolk has put together with her pastor husband and a team of architects and developers. On July 14, the five-member board appointed by the mayor to consider waivers of zoning requirements issued a final denial of a request to include six spaces for cars for residents of the 36 units and for staff who will be providing services at Charity’s House Apartments. Under zoning rules, 22 spaces were required for the 36 units.”
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Bryson, Donna. Denverite 27 July 2020.