Police officers and other city crews began clearing out homeless camp in downtown, along the South Platte River, and other places in March.
- Once open, the new shelter will provide 260 new beds for homeless people currently living on the streets.Read more
- Construction on the project is slated to begin in 2017, with completion expected in mid-2018.Read more
Aurora, the third-largest city in Colorado, estimates that it has between 500 to 1,000 homeless individuals.
- The new site is closer to the city’s main shelter, the Denver Rescue Mission downtown.Read more
The constitutional rights of thousands of homeless people were violated when police and other city workers cleared camps, a lawsuit claims.
Secretary of State Wayne Williams was among those Tuesday who launched a voter registration event for the homeless.
New security guards are being welcomed by many in the business community. But advocates for the homeless say they are concerned.