Communities prepare to receive long awaited 'workforce housing' money
State government bungled roll out of the program for over a year
Funds designated to help build “workforce housing” across South Dakota are finally being pumped into communities that have been waiting for more than a year.
And even those who have not yet been approved to receive funding by the South Dakota Housing Development Authority say that they have shovels ready for when their turns come.
That includes places like the Haakon County community of Philip – where city officials are awaiting the news of whether or not they’ve been approved for $400,000 to help build a housing development in their community. That project, located on the northeast side of town, would expand their city boundaries for the first time since the 1980s.
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