Four Itasca County communities recently participated in a Comprehensive Housing Study performed by Community Partners Research, Inc. A representative from Community Partners Research will be presenting specific findings and recommendations for action in each community.

Public presentations are scheduled as follows:

Cohasset: Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. at City Hall

Nashwauk: Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall

Bigfork: Thursday, Dec. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall

Grand Rapids: Monday, Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. at City Hall

The presentation will include data on specific recommendations grouped as rental housing issues, home ownership housing issues, new single-family construction, and housing rehabilitation and preservation needs in the community. A time for questions and discussion will follow.

The study was made possible by the following contributing organizations:

The Blandin Foundation

Grand Rapids HRA

Itasca County HRA

Minnesota Housing Partnership

Northland Counseling Center, Inc.

The Northland Foundation

The public is invited to attend.

For information on how to obtain a copy of the study or an Executive Summary of the Study, contact Itasca County HRA at 218-326-7978.


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