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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Applications being Accepted for Housing Affordability Workgroup

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Bentonville, AR… Applications are currently being accepted for the Housing Affordability Workgroup for the City of Bentonville. 

The Housing Affordability Workgroup was established by resolution of the City Council on November 9, 2021. 

The role of the workgroup is to conduct a review of housing needs, availability, and affordability in Bentonville by: 

  • Defining affordable housing, workforce housing, and any distinctions between the two; 
  • Analyzing the cost, availability and application requirements for affordable and workforce housing, both existing and planned in the City; and 
  • Assessing the ways the City might have an effect on the availability, affordability, and application requirements of affordable and workforce housing.

 The Workgroup will consist of 7 non-compensated members who shall be appointed by the Mayor and affirmed by the City Council, to serve in this voluntary role.

Applications will be accepted through Monday, December 6, 2021.  
The online application form is located at http://www.bentonvillear.com/1390/Housing-Affordability-Workgroup.

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