A group of state lawmakers released a package of draft bills Tuesday, aimed at tackling Wisconsin`s affordable housing crisis.
The bipartisan group has two main goals: to lower the cost of construction, and to limit the power of neighbors to oppose development.
The proposals would make it cheaper to borrow money for new, affordable construction projects. The lawmakers say this would create more "workforce housing": homes that middle-income Wisconsinites can afford. As construction costs soar, it`s getting harder to build homes in that price range...
Ken Notes: Much more on this in the next WWHNews.com on Workforce Housing. Remember Nimby is only one of many issues. Cost of development, density, infrastructure, cost of property, and exclusionary zoning, and most of all profit margins are all on the table...
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