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Raber Proposes Partnership for Local Housing Trust Fund

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Raber Addresses Washington County Supervisors (1/36/10)

press play to hear from WEDG Executive Dir. Ed Raber

Washington County could be partnering with some neighboring counties in an effort to be eligible for state money through a housing trust fund. Ed Raber is with the Washington Economic Development Group. He also serves as a board member on the East Central Iowa Council of Governments. He says to be eligible for the funds, Washington, Jones, Benton and Iowa Counties would need to form a local housing authority. Raber is proposing the four rural counties in ECICOG form such an entity, and apply for funding this fall.