Here’s what it takes to for a Denver home to qualify for the program.
If you have a child, and your home was built before 1970 and housing costs are hard to afford, Denver might be able to help you make sure there’s no dangerous lead in your home.
The city won a $2.8 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help 130 local low- and moderate-income homes with lead abatement, the Denver Department of Environmental Health announced Monday.
Colfax Avenue has been neglected for decades and not seen the same wave of revitalization as other areas of town, advocates say, but now with millions of taxpayer dollars within reach and support from community leaders and developers, many feel Colfax’s time is coming.
Denver City Councilwoman Mary Beth Susman jokes with her staff about pooling their money and investing in a property along East Colfax Avenue.
“It might be the last place in Denver you could perhaps get something semi-affordable that may have the potential soon for a reawakening,” Susman said. “To me, it’s Brighton Boulevard 30 years ago.”