When any sort of housing squabble erupts in Denver, advocates like to point fingers at city officials for not trying hard enough to curb displacement. So it should come as no surprise that two leaders who often take the brunt of such complaints — Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver City Council president Albus Brooks, whose district encompasses such hotbeds of gentrification as Globeville, Elyria-Swansea and Five Points — are at odds over who is behind new zoning changes designed to create more affordable housing in RiNo.

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Source: Westword