Congress failed to reauthorize CHIP before the program expired in September. Colorado is among the first states expected to deplete its remaining funds.
Life expectancy varies by as much as 11 years between Denver's well off and struggling neighborhoods.
Nichols Partnership will go before the Lower Downtown Design Review Board Friday with a proposal to build 91 units, mostly microsized, at 15th and Wewatta.
Turntable used to be the Hotel VQ, and the 179 apartments there represent Denver's first microstudios. Expect more of these to be built around the city.