Barriers to affordable housing explored at summit in La Crosse

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - The need for affordable housing and how it`s impacting the community was the focus of a summit in La Crosse.

The hope is to educate local government and business leaders on the barriers to affordable housing and how they may hurt the community.

In 2017, the 7 Rivers Alliance identified the lack of affordable housing in the region as one of the three barriers to attracting and retaining a workforce...   ...more

Ken Notes: I have been proposing a statewide conference on this. We need to get builders and developers to help with this issue. We also need to acquire land as communities or private entity, like Habitat for Humanities, so that the development can be controlled to include low cost apartments and homes.

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