WILLMAR — “Big ideas” for how to solve Willmar’s single-family housing issue were shared with the Willmar City Council during the Oct. 24 meeting.
Paul Borene, the chair of the Willmar Mayor’s Housing Task Force, said the task force effort was long overdue.
“This should have been done, maybe, years ago; years and years ago,” he said.
The bottom line of the 10-page report is that the city of Willmar, along with support from Kandiyohi County, should create a public-private program to invest in and develop vacant lots and neglected houses within the city of Willmar, creating a stock of affordable single-family homes.
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