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How Denver’s Homeless Encampments Will Work

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Homeless Tents And Camps In Downtown Denver 200428
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Tents and urban camps set up in the area of Curtis and Welton streets between 20th and 23 in downtown Denver on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. The city says it’s going to clean out the area on April 30.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock recently said "COVID has introduced a new reality," when he announced his support for the creation of sanctioned camps for people experiencing homelessness. Denverite's Housing and Homelessness reporter Donna Bryson wrote a recent article on the encampments and offers some perspective on the Mayor's plans.