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By Brittany Allen
For The Sentinel 

Lack of affordable housing for low income families and seniors focus of meeting

“If housing is being identified as a thing that’s preventing the businesses from growing in the community then that’s why we care about it.” Dave Sauter Klickitat County Commissioner

 


A program on affordable housing, hosted by the Klickitat County Democrats at the White Salmon Library, drew District 2 County Commissioner Dave Sauter, representatives of the Mid-Columbia Housing Authority (MCHA), a member of the Washington State Housing Finance Commission (WSHFC), several members of the White Salmon City Council, Klickitat County Planning Director Curt Dryer, Bingen Mayor Betty Barnes, and several concerned citizens.

The program addressed the increased need for affordable housing in Klickitat County, not only for low-income families but for seniors as well. There is currently a lack of senior facilities, both assisted care and otherwise, in Washington communities, causi...



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