“Two key affordable housing developments targeted for people experiencing homelessness were approved for City financing by Denver City Council tonight. Investments totaling $3.7 million, to be made through Denver’s Department of Housing Stability (HOST), will support 187 income-restricted units in Capitol Hill and Northeast Park Hill. “We’re continuing to partner with many organizations to … [Read more…]
“A police officer with the Denver Police Department (DPD) has filed an ethics complaint against a Denver city councilwoman following an incident last month. The complaint details an incident that occurred on Aug. 19 involving City Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca. According to the complaint, filed on Sept. 4, Officer Mallory Lutkin was in the area … [Read more…]
“” read the entire article source: City of Denver email 28 August 2020.
“Tensions continue to run high between one member of the Denver City Council and the Denver Police Department — with the latest battle playing out on Twitter. Candi CdeBaca, who represents District 9 on the Council accused a Denver Police officer of pulling a gun on her and others using a video taken at … [Read more…]
“Denver will be opening temporary, sanctioned and serviced camps where people experiencing homelessness can shelter amid the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing the city to clear other camps that have sprung up around town. Mayor Michael Hancock said Wednesday it had not yet been decided how many sanctioned camps would be needed or where they would … [Read more…]
“As a child, Candi CdeBaca worried relentlessly about winding up in a tent city under the Interstate 70 bridge near her home in northeast Denver. Maybe that explains why she fights with such unrelenting passion. The chill of poverty feeds a blazing fire. Growing up poor and as a person of color, challenges loomed … [Read more…]
“City Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca won’t seek to pay her wife for the thousands of hours of work she’s already done on her staff, or the thousands of hours of work she’ll likely do in the future. CdeBaca asked the Denver Board of Ethics last week for permission to hire Kerrie Joy Landell onto her … [Read more…]
“Say this about the new Denver City Council. They care. And when you’ve got the kind of progressive mandate many of the 13 brought to the job, you expect policies that lean to the most vulnerable members of society, and that’s the kind of council this is. Their votes have tilted progressive, and that … [Read more…]