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Clearwater board approves workforce housing plan

 

February 24, 2022

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Potential development • Clearwater Village Board of Trustees tabled action on possible development of land on the south end of the park. Clearwater Development Group expressed interest in constructing a house on the lot.

Clearwater trustees amended the village's economic development plan, to include a workforce housing plan, during its Feb. 16 meeting.

A 2017 housing study, conducted by Miller & Associates, of Kearney, rated housing stock available for sale or rent in Clearwater as deficient. Without adequate housing, businesses may not be able to recruit new employees.

In simple terms, the workforce housing resolution will allow for a program to support construction or rehabilitation of single-family housing or market-rate multifamily housing.

Trustees approved an LB840 grant, for $4,999, to Clearwater...



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