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The Willmar City Council will consider a zoning change next month for a house in the middle of the block shown near downtown Willmar. The home's proximity to the central business district puts it in a type of residential zone that makes obtaining a mortgage more difficult. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Willmar City Council says zoning change would provide local solution to home mortgage challenge

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WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council will consider a zoning change next month that officials say would provide a local solution to a home mortgage challenge.

The challenge stems from stricter underwriting standards that are making loans more difficult to obtain for single-family homes located in neighborhoods that are zoned for general business, limited business or multi-family dwellings.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
(320) 235-1150
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