Slot 'em if you got 'em. Denver officials may try to kill the notorious slot home — an example of which is pictured above — sooner than expected.
How a Salvation Army homeless shelter became a potential deathtrap in Denver’s trendiest neighborhood
Denver fire officials say the shelter was so overcrowded and ill-maintained that it was primed for catastrophe: “There would have been major loss of life."
There's a moratorium in place on this building type, and City Council might extend it until June 2018 as planners work out changes to development rules.
"I feel I was not camping," defendant Randy Russell testified. "I did not have no smores. I was not having a good time."
Cynthia Coffman, a Republican, says the moratorium contradicts a Colorado Supreme Court ruling that only the state can regulate the industry.
Their ultimate hope is to overturn the city's camping ban, but first they wanted their stuff back.
This is the question Denver is trying to answer: In what circumstances is it okay to build without providing parking?
Homeless people ticketed under Denver's camping ban want their gear back. Denver officials want them to just come inside.