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Nevada County Moving Forward On Affordable Housing

Another step has been taken by Nevada County to expand affordable housing opportunities. The Board of Supervisors has approved the purchase of a five-acre parcel on Old Tunnel Road, at a cost of 239-thousand dollars. Housing and Community Services Director Mike Dent says a Memorandum of Understanding has also been approved between the county, the county’s Regional Housing Authority, and Hospitality House…

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Dent says the initiative was approved by voters in November, freeing up about two-billion dollars for affordable housing. He says the county is seeking a grant worth around 32-million dollars. He says 12 of those units will also be set aside for people with severe mental and homeless needs…

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Dent says he hopes to get word on the grant in the next few months.

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