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Grand Forks officials say lack of affordable housing affects growth

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The lack of affordable housing is the biggest housing issue affecting Grand Forks, impacting its ability to retain residents and attract new ones, according to members of a new commission assembled by the mayor.

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The Blue Ribbon Commission on Housing spent its first meeting identifying strengths and weaknesses of the city's housing situation.

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald with beats focusing on northwest Minnesota, unmanned aircraft systems and East Grand Forks city government. Other positions she has held at the Herald include Grand Forks city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet. Follow her work at www.grandforksherald.com and on Twitter and Instagram: @brandijewett. Send tips and story ideas to bjewett@gfherald.com. 
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