“Two months after publicly coming around to the idea of government-sanctioned campsites for people experiencing homelessness, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced Saturday that his administration is eyeing some city-owned land in Five Points for the experiment.
In a Facebook announcement, Hancock framed the idea as a deal not yet done. He also emphasized that the sites would be temporary and staffed 24 hours a day.
“No final decisions have been made and would not be without first engaging with the community,” Hancock stated. “We are just beginning to meet with neighbors and the community about this potential site, with three virtual town halls being scheduled for next week.””
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Sachs, David. Denverite 12 September 2020.