The Housing workgroup seeks to reduce poverty by providing more affordable housing, renovating existing homes and reducing blight to foster community pride.

Goals of this workgroup include:

  • 6.1: Establish a regional trust fund to support home-buyers and encourage private investment.
  • 6.2: Establish a broad home revitalization program focusing on renovation, energy efficiency and development of sustainable local jobs in housing.
  • 6.3: Develop a home co-op or facility to allow the construction industry to take advantage of local materials and talent.
  • 6.4: Provide transitional housing support and services.


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