a special KCAW series on affordable housing solutions
In Sitka, housing is expensive and hard to find. That can have all kinds of consequences for the community. What’s being done to help?
“Every single year housing is a crisis. It’s a tremendous problem: availability, quality of the stock, affordability. There aren’t enough buildings. They cost too much, and there’s way too many buildings that people shouldn’t be living in.”
-Randy Hughey, Sitka Community Land Trust
After our interview with Victoria Compton, she found a pet-friendly rental, but it took several months of searching. Listen to our full interview with Compton here (KCAW/McKinstry) 23-year-old Victoria Compton has been apartment hunting for months. Her landlords sold...