KZMU News: Thursday April 18, 2019

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It’s not hard to get lost in the details when discussing affordable housing in local land use ordinances. Phrases like ‘households,’ ‘area median income,’ and ‘units’ typically obscure the underlying conversation. But remember – when you’re talking about housing data or policy, you’re actually talking about real people. It’s your roommates paying more than half their paycheck to your landlord. Your friend one rent increase away from homelessness. And maybe it’s you getting quickly priced out of your community. Today we talk about the people behind the numbers in part two (!) of our two-part story on the PAD ordinance, Moab City, and the fear of loss when it comes to the affordable housing crisis.

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