Stevens Point, Wisconsin Rapids mayors head to White House for affordable housing roundtable

STEVENS POINT - The mayors of Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids are heading to the nation`s capital this week to meet with U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson.

Mike Wiza, mayor of Stevens Point, and Zach Vruwink, mayor of Wisconsin Rapids, were two of 35 mayors nationwide selected to attend a roundtable discussion with Ben Carson, HUD secretary, at the White House. The conference, slated to start Wednesday, will focus on challenges facing smaller municipalities, such as Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids, in accessing affordable housing, according to a news release from Wiza.

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