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Andrew Fraieli

Andrew Fraieli

Andrew Fraieli is a freelance journalist and editor-in-chief of the Homeless Voice, covering housing and homelessness, and other systemic social issues.

Denver council members walk out on homelessness speakers marking camping ban’s 10-year anniversary

By: - May 10, 2022

Unhoused people and housing advocates attended Denver City Council’s public comment on Monday and pushed it over by more than an hour, with the entire Council except one member leaving while people continued to speak. The speakers were organized by Housekeys Action Network Denver to bring attention to this week’s 10-year anniversary of the passing […]

Aurora camping ban estimated to cost $2 million a year

By: - May 3, 2022

The Aurora City Council reviewed the costs and implementation of its recently enacted urban camping ban in a study session on Monday. Multiple Council members pointed out that the ordinance is not capable of being enforced currently because certain provisions are not being met, specifically the lack of storage policy for the belongings of residents […]

Aurora officials had their say on the city’s camping ban. What do the unhoused think?

By: - April 27, 2022

“You show me a homeless person, and I’ll show you a person who’s faced with circumstances beyond their control.” This is according to John Alexander, a man who’s been experiencing homelessness in the Denver metropolitan area for 20 years, and who had no idea Aurora recently passed an urban camping ban. Following in the footsteps […]