The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless hopes that the Legislature will approve $100 million in bonds this year to build affordable housing.
According to Willmar-based Rhonda Otteson, southwest regional coordinator for the coalition, the money is essential to secure stability in families, schools and communities. Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed disseminating $50 million in the bonding bill for housing.
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Minnesota Coalition Pursues $100 Million in Bonds to Tackle Homelessness