South Dakota Housing Officials Meet In Yankton

South Dakota Housing Officials Meet In Yankton

The South Dakota Housing Development Authority, in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, held the first in a series of public meetings across the state in Yankton this week.

The purpose of the meetings is to obtain citizens’ comments, suggestions and ideas on how to improve South Dakota Housing Programs.

Yankton Thrive CEO Nancy Wenande attended the meeting and says South Dakota Housing has a lot of programs that people might not be aware of…

Wenande adds that housing issues plague most parts of South Dakota, but Yankton’s housing shortages are different than most…

Governor Kristi Noem has proposed a new grant program that uses $200 million, including $150 million in state funding and $50 million in federal pandemic relief funds, towards a partnership between housing developers and local communities.