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Affordability is discussed a lot in our community. How do you define affordability?

Rich DePalma

City Council, District 8

Besides housing costs, affordability means access to healthcare, food, utilities, childcare options, education, and employment opportunities for all. Additionally, I believe our definition of affordability should also include long-term sustainability that reflects the option to remain in one’s home of choice or have options available to meet varying financial income brackets.