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Denver's Mayor Celebrates New Affordable Housing Complex

DENVER (CBS4)- City leaders joined Denver Mayor Michael Hancock to celebrate the grand opening of a new affordable housing complex. The Sienna Sloans Lake apartment complex is located at 17th Avenue and Perry Street.

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It has 49 units, including studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments. The Kuhlman Building, which dates to 1941, used to be a nunnery and a nurse's residence at the former St. Anthony's Hospital campus.

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"Today we are preserving this neighborhood's history, character and sense of community and just as important, the affordability aspect," said Hancock.

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There are income requirements for renters. All units are restricted for households earning up to 60 percent of the area median income (up to $37,800 for a single-person household, or up to $48,600 for a family of three).

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