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
A Q&A with Sitka Community Land Trust Co-Executive Directors Mim McConnell and Randy Hughey
For the youngest member of Sitka’s planning commission, affordable housing is a top priority
Katie Riley: Affordable housing an investment in a community’s future
For one Sitkan, a dream of debt-free home ownership came in the form of a trailer
As renters struggle to find long-term housing, the number of short-term rentals grows
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...