Newsletter: Housing report sets stage for statewide plan


The State of Wyoming's Economic Development Agency   l   November 21, 2017

Business Council housing report sets stage for statewide plan


A newly released report from the Wyoming Business Council offers a comprehensive look at factors affecting affordable and available housing in all 23 counties.

The work sets a baseline and provides counties with hard data to begin finding new ways to address the different housing problems facing each county. Housing experts will parlay this report into a statewide housing plan to develop strategies to improve access to adequate shelter across Wyoming.

Housing costs above 30 percent of a family’s income are considered unaffordable by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) agency.

“Housing problems are a long-term issue across the state of Wyoming,” said Kim Porter, community initiatives director for the Wyoming Business Council. “The problem is too big for any one community to tackle by itself.”




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