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An estimated 569 homeless veterans live in the Denver metro area, and Freddie Sprankel used to be one of them. After more than three years in the U.S. Army — including an almost year-long duty tour in Iraq — Sprankel got an honorable … more
Deciding to leave the family home of 30-plus years and move to a retirement community isn’t easy. Our homes are filled with memories and a familiarity we tend to hold on to as we grow older. But memories don’t make dinner conversation, trigger a … more
Lacy Franks makes being a first-time homebuyer sound easy. Franks, who grew up in Black Hawk, bought her first home last September, a two-bedroom townhome just off I-225 in Aurora, for $220,000 after three months of searching throughout the metro … more
We need a housing fund Did you know that according to federal guidelines, if you are paying more than 30 percent of your income towards housing costs, you are housing burdened! Most Westminster residents are paying that and more. Without … more
Paint and sip studio benefits hurricane victims A chain of nationally franchised painting and wine studios based in Houston is planning events to benefit victims of the 2017 hurricane season. Pinot’s Palette, a network of 137 studios across … more
Mary Ann Parker can’t talk about her apartment search without crying. The 58-year-old on disability rents a room in a house in Commerce City for $750 a month, which eats up most of her $840 a month disability check. She longs to live closer to … more
City officials may say the right words when it comes to affordable housing, but members of We Organize Westminster said there’s not a lot of follow-through. A group of 50 community organizers and residents rallied in Westminster Center Park — … more
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