Krista Longhurst is the director for Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah. In this interview she tells us about the work of Habitat and what they do. They are a non-profit organization building one home a year in the Washington County Utah area.
This week I’m talking with Josh Aikens of Zonos. Zonos specializes in cross-border trade, which isn’t necessarily tied up in affordable housing, but Josh volunteers for the local Housing Action Coalition, helping lead the Public Awareness group. The public awareness group has an exciting event coming up next week, November 3. Check out the event and RSVP if you want to hear lots of local stakeholders talking about the crucial issue of affordable housing in Washington County, Utah.
April Gates works at ERA Brokers Consolidated, and she has served the Hurricane Valley and Springdale side of Washington County for quite some time. In our interview we talk about a few aspects of attainable housing, including city policies that could help as well as the impact of vacation rentals on our market.
Shauna Jo Larkin is the branch broker at ERA Brokers Consolidated for the Hurricane and St. George offices. She is very experienced and competent, and in this episode she shares her wisdom about affordable housing and market economics in general.
We’re talking with Jonathan Zundell, Dan Porter, and Sierra Storwold from the Porter Team about the new construction market and how it impacts affordable housing in Southern Utah, especially the Hurricane Valley side of the area.