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2019 Affordable Housing Forum Highlights New Study on Ex-Offenders’ Access to Stable Housing

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

By Talis Shelbourne

Finding affordable housing for average Wisconsin residents can be difficult; for ex-offenders, it’s even harder. Dozens of local and business advocates gathered in the lobby of Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum this week to discuss ways to bring more affordable housing to the city’s ex-offender population at the 2019 Affordable Housing Forum, hosted by CommonBond Communities. A panel reviewed the results of a collaborative study that examined 10,500 households in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa between 2010 and 2017.

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