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Housing Crisis, Origins and Solutions
Housing Crisis, Origins and Solutions with Tara Rollins, Executive Director of the Utah Housing Coalition
James Wood,Senior Fellow at the University of Utah's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute recently wrote:
"Rent for a typical 2-bedroom apartment in SL County increased by $100 last year to $1,294.month. To afford such rent, an income of $51,000 would be required.
For 5 years, vacancy rates have been below 5%, leaving renters with few options if they cannot afford rent hikes.
In the last 5 years, rents have jumped by 41% in Ogden, 31% in Layton, 28% in Salt Lake City and 24% in Orem according to Utah Rent Report."
The Census Bureau says almost
20,000 Utahans are very or somewhat likely to lose their homes or face evictions in the next 3 months.
That is equivalent to all the people in Brigham City. This is a CRISIS!
Saturday, December 5th, 11:30 Meet & Greet / 12:00 Noon Program Begins via Zoom
Saturday, December 05, 2020, 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM
President Women's Democratic Club is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
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