June 04, 2010
A task force that has been formulating strategies for providing more affordable housing in Wenatchee has completed its work. The panel is now urging the City to act quickly on its recommendations. The economy has changed since the task force began its work two years ago. but panel chairwoman, Jamie Wallace says the need for more low-income housing is still there even though property values have come down . .She spoke with Steve Hair about the report and where it goes from here . .. City Council members discussed the recommendations and are planning to hold a series of public information meetings before taking final action.