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Minnesota coalition seeks $100 million in bonds to address homelessness

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WILLMAR, Minn. – A statewide homeless coalition with roots in west-central Minnesota wants the Legislature to approve $100 million in bonds this year to build affordable housing.

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The money is needed to ensure stability in families, schools and communities, said Rhonda Otteson, southwest regional coordinator for the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless. Otteson is based in Willmar.

Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed allocating $50 million in the bonding bill for housing.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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