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JONAH’s Affordable Housing Task Force Statement regarding City of Wausau’s Fine on Homelessness

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If you would like to make your voice heard on this issue, find the contact information for the Wausau City Council and government officials here:

JONAH’s Affordable Housing Task Force Statement regarding City of Wausau’s fine on homelessness

As the Co-chair of the JONAH Affordable Housing Task Force, we were extremely disappointed to read that Wausau city officials passed an ordinance that fines individuals for sleeping in parking ramp stairways.  Read More…

Why Should You Care about Affordable Housing?: Get to know JONAH’s Affordable Housing Task Force

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A city’s story of inequality is told according to who can pay the rent. In Eau Claire, that story shows a city in crisis. Our task force answers the question of who is worthy of a home—everyone deserves safe affordable housing.

JAHTF began it’s work last fall by advocating for a City Council Public Hearing to address the urgent need for affordable housing in any our community. Read More…

Update on State Budget — URGENT ACTION NEEDED

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First, JONAH would like to THANK all volunteers who have submitted testimony, attended listening sessions, and spoke at the JFC Hearings.  Your efforts to share your stories and energy have made an impact and we at JONAH are extremely grateful for you!

Now there is more work to do – and urgently!

The budget for 2019-2021 is in the hands of the Joint Finance Committee. Read More…