Mayor Hancock Establishes Denver Department of Housing Stability
ULC celebrates with the City of Denver as they launch the new Department of Housing Stability (HOST). Mayor Michael Hancock pledges HOST will improve housing policy in Denver, and safeguard and build homes moderate to low-income residents can afford. Click here to read more.
“Hancock first announced he was forming the department in April during an annual forum the city holds to bring together housing experts. He said Denver needed “tighter coordination” and clearer leadership to tackle its housing crisis. The city auditor and nonprofit agencies serving people living in homelessness had made similar critiques… The new department takes over, among other things, stewardship of about 1,400 homes that should have been sold to people earning less than the area’s median income.”