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Working to build workforce housing

Cook County woman gets creative to address local housing crunch

As government entities consider ways to help create housing—through zoning changes, possible tax breaks for developers and the establishment of a Housing Redevelopment Authority—there are small projects happening now.

Some community members have seen the need for housing and have done something about it. WTIP is reaching out to some builders and developers to learn more about some small projects that have been done. In this latest Working to build workforce housing interview, we talk to Vicki Biggs Anderson, a private homeowner who got really creative in her efforts to help find solutions to the need for housing.

Here’s Rhonda Silence with more.