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Erik Osborn, Disgraced Developer, Never Paid City $1.2 Million He Owed For Affordable Housing

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Denver officials may have violated the city's affordable housing laws when they approved developer Erik Osborn's plans to build the One Lincoln Park residential tower downtown - without first nailing down a contract for money he owed the city. Osborn has been convicted of felony theft for stealing money from One Lincoln Park and other luxury condo projects throughout the city; several court rulings have found he has stiffed contractors and partners millions in payments and fees. An inquiry by Face the State has found that Osborn also failed to pay $1.2 million he promised to the city as part of a deal to allow One Lincoln Park to opt-out of affordable housing requirements.

Read the whole story at Face the State