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Panel: Affordable housing is critical to economic development

March 6, 2018View for printing

Much-needed workers are turning down jobs in Burley because they can't find affordable housing nearby, says Jan Rogers, chief executive officer for Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho.

Rogers spoke at the Idaho Housing and Finance Association's Conference on Housing and Economic Development in Boise on March 5.

"When does housing become part of the strategy of economic development?" asked Rogers. "It needs to be.

The lack of affordable workforce housing "snuck up on us," she said.

By: Sharon Fisher

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