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HUD Secretary Visits Mixed-Income Neighborhood

DENVER (CBS4) - The U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development visited Denver on Monday.

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U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson (credit: CBS)

Dr. Ben Carson stopped by Mariposa Development and toured several facets of the area including Osage Cafe at the Tapiz Apartments and the Catholic Charities Daycare at the Zephyr Apartments.

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Mariposa Development (credit: CBS)

The Mariposa Development is a mixed-income neighborhood that focuses on holistic development of residents.

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Mariposa Development (credit: CBS)

"Theres all kinds of facilities to help to stimulate the young people both in terms of actual skills and in terms of character development," said Carson.

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Mariposa Development (credit: CBS)

The secretary will be in Aurora on Tuesday to tour the new housing complexes built with funding from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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