Door County Chosen as Pilot Community for Affordable Workforce Housing Initiative
Door County has been selected as one of three pilot communities in the state to take part in the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority’s (WHEDA) new Rural Affordable Workforce Housing Initiative.

The initiative attempts to address the state’s shortage of rural affordable workforce housing through the pilot communities, coupled with new financing tools for home buyers and developers in rural areas.

The pilot program attracted strong interest, which created a highly competitive selection process, according to WHEDA CEO Joaquín Altoro. Priority went to applicants who demonstrated a readiness to create solutions that could work across rural Wisconsin....

Ken Notes: Door County would be the perfect area to develop a community of micro housing. This would be a perfect bridge between campground and condo or homes. Perfect for temporary workers from foreign countries, snow bunnies looking for more than a trailer, tourists, and retail and hospitality workers...

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