Resurrection Village, Denver

This is an example of a village in conflict with the city government.

Sustainability Park had been a community garden and tiny-house project located on land owned by the Denver Housing Authority.  When they sold the land in 2015 do a private developer, the local supporters, Denver Homeless Out Loud protested, resulting in a police confrontation and destruction of the homes.

News story describing the confrontation

Statement by the protesters.

In December, the village reappears in a new location and using only tents.  The new location is also owned by DHA but has been vacant for about 30 years.