DENVER URBAN RENEWAL AUTHORITY
910 - 16th Street
Denver, Colorado 80202
September 4, 1969
Relocation Survey of Residents in the Proposed
AURARIA URBAN RENEWAL PROJECT AREA
In August, four students from Metro State College were
hired by the Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA) to conduct
a 100% resident occupancy survey in the proposed Auraria
Urban Renewal Project Area. The purpose of the survey was
to determine the number of•families and individuals residing
in the area, and to obtain socio-economic data and related
information in order to determine relocation and housing
needs of all residents in the 169 - acre site. All work was
performed under the direct supervision of the Relocation
Director and the staff of the Relocation Division of DURA.
A. Number. There are approximately 100 families in the Auraria
area and it is expected that all will be displaced. Of
the 100 families, 92 were interviewed; four refused to be
interviewed, and the remaining four families could not be
contacted by the interviewers.
B. Housing Status. Of the 92 families interviewed 6 8 are
renters and 24 own their own home. (See Chart 1). In this
latter group 12 families own their home free and clear.
c* Family Size. Thirteen tenant families do not have children.
There are many families with several children. For example,
seven families have five children, and another seven have
four children. Twelve families have three children, ten have