Housing proposals up for community review

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Housing proposals up for community review

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The City of Bellingham wants the community’s input on new affordable housing proposals.

Housing Program and Block Grant Manager David Stalheim says there are eight proposals vying for housing levy funds.

Play David Stalheim on housing proposals

Mayor Kelli Linville says all of these proposals would provide safe, affordable housing that’s also sustainable.

The proposals are for funding new housing, supporting current housing or for building new homes for low-income home buyers.

The comment period runs through September 12.

The city’s Community Development Advisory Board will then make recommendations to the Mayor.

Final awards for the housing levy funds are expected to be announced by the end of September.

To review the proposals on the City of Bellingham’s website go to http://www.cob.org/services/housing/awards.aspx