Week 5: What would it take to solve Utah’s housing crisis?
If you’ve tried looking for a new place to live in Utah in the last couple of years, then you know –– it’s brutal out there. Two major things at play? Limited housing supply and stagnant wages. We hear from an advocate and a lawmaker about what a $228 million infusion of one-time money can –– and can’t –– do to solve Utah’s housing crisis.
- Sen. Jake Anderegg, R-Lehi
- Jean Hill, co-chair of the Salt Lake Valley Coalition to End Homelessness
- Ivana Martinez, KUER reporter
Recommended Reading and Listening:
- Week 4: Puttin' On The Rent
- Hive Mind: What Does 'Affordable Housing' Really Mean?
- Department Of Workforce Services Says Utah ‘Can’t Build Our Way Out’ Of Housing Crisis
- Housing and disability advocates call for more permanent supportive housing in Utah
- New Housing For Homeless People Opens Up In Salt Lake City, But Nearby Dozens Of People Are Displaced
- Utah governor’s new budget focuses on ‘investing in our people,’ with money for infrastructure and education