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Town leaders not giving up on securing affordable housing

Affordable housing has long been discussed in La Conner and while it has proved agonizingly elusive, officials have not given up on developing a framework that would allow those who work here to also live here.

From embracing the concept of tiny homes to reducing minimum lot sizes to increasing opportunities for accessory dwelling units to allowing greater residential access in commercial buildings, officials have sought to solve the town’s housing crunch.

Because of its desirability, La Conner is now unaffordable for many. Ironically, it was among the least expensive places to live in Skagit...


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