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Citing oil boom, HUD raises limits for housing vouchers in western N.D.

October 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The federal government has agreed to raise the dollar limits for housing vouchers in nine western North Dakota counties facing a housing crunch and higher rental rates because of the state’s oil boom.

The change was expected to be h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil boom causes high prices, housing shortage in Stanley

July 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

STANLEY — For Dorothy Lantto, the price is finally right.
Lantto, 69, of Stanley, sat watching “The Price is Right,” a popular TV game show, in her new income-based one-bedroom apartment at Southside Apartments, which is where she has been sin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Kmart demolition moves forward

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved the recommendation to the Nobles County District Court for the demolition of the former Kmart building during its Monday night meeting.

“The city attorney has filed with the courts, and we do…continue reading on dglobe.com

Lake Park takes first steps to address housing

June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKE PARK, Iowa — The community of Lake Park is in the midst of assessing properties and compiling applications after being awarded a $246,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to target housing rehabili…continue reading on dglobe.com

District 518 passes Nobles Home Initiative

March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education joined the Nobles County board and Worthington’s city council in voting unanimously in favor of the Nobles Home Initiative during its regular meeting Tuesday night at Worthington High School (WHS)…continue reading on dglobe.com

District 518 passes Nobles Home Initiative

March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education joined the Nobles County board and Worthington’s city council in voting unanimously in favor of the Nobles Home Initiative during its regular meeting Tuesday night at Worthington High School (WHS)…continue reading on dglobe.com

District 518’s turn to hear Nobles Home Initiative

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Having already presented to the Worthington City Council and the Nobles County Board of Commissioners, Abraham Algadi made District 518 his latest stop Tuesday morning.
Algadi, manager of the Worthington Regional Economic Development…continue reading on dglobe.com

District 518’s turn to hear Nobles Home Initiative

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Having already presented to the Worthington City Council and the Nobles County Board of Commissioners, Abraham Algadi made District 518 his latest stop Tuesday morning.
Algadi, manager of the Worthington Regional Economic Development…continue reading on dglobe.com

City of Williston struggles with worker housing costs: Commission looks to cover $1.5 million for employees

March 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — The city of Williston is struggling to afford an increased cost of subsidizing employee housing while finding ways to pay for projects without state assistance.
On Tuesday, City Auditor John Kautzman said the funds needed to retain emp…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sequester cuts cost housing benefits to 239 SD families

February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Federal budget sequestration in 2013 cost 239 South Dakota families their subsidized housing vouchers, according to a new study.

According to Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, some 70,000 fewer low-income families used housing vouche…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com