Across Alaska, an insufficient housing supply and historically high rental and mortgage rates are pushing Alaskans into urban centers, causing overcrowding, and forcing some to leave the state or into homelessness. Affordable housing is critical for health and wellbeing, and leads to better employment and education outcomes. What are the solutions to Alaska’s chronic housing shortage? We talk with Alaskans focused on answers on this Talk of Alaska.
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Meg Zaletel – Anchorage Assembly Member representing Midtown
- Jason Bockenstedt – Executive Director, Anchorage Affordable Housing and Land Trust
- Jasmine Boyle – Chief Development Officer, RurAL CAP
- Jackie Pata – President and CEO, Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, September 12 at 10 a.m. on Alaska public radio stations statewide.