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Each 2-bedroom townhouse, like this unit, which was toured by local officials Tuesday, has 1,080 square feet on one level and rents for $460 per month. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Community land trust creates affordable housing solution


WILLMAR -- The Westwind development is offering affordable single-family housing opportunities as well as affordable rental housing.

Homeownership is more affordable because developer Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership established a "partnership community land trust'' for the nearly 17-acre development that's officially known as Westwind Estates Third Addition Community Land Trust.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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