Northeastern Wisconsin can solve its affordable housing crisis. Here`s how and why we should.
Hernan and Erika Bustos have a lot to look forward to in their new home: attached garage, their own bedroom, and, especially, a pantry.

The couple and their four children right now are crammed into a two-bedroom apartment in Hilbert, a village about 20 miles southeast of Appleton. Their two older children, Hernan Jr. and Adrian, share one room while the younger kids, Diego and Santigo, sleep in their parents` bedroom. The hot water goes out periodically and old, rusty baseboard heaters mean large utility bills in winter. The lack of storage space forces them to place groceries wherever they can, usually within reach of the kids....


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Ken Notes: We can solve this everywhere, but not until we build smaller high density homes, and that will not happen as long as the profits are in larger more expensive homes. Habitat gets it, politicians do not...



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