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Scott Ciambor, chief housing gfficer for the City and Borough of Juneau and board chair for the Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness, speaks at the Southeast Housing Summit at the Baranof Hotel on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The summit is a two-day program organized by the Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Authority. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

New housing summit looks at housing problems, solutions in Southeast

What’s being done and what resources are available?

 

The city has received an offer to buy the area known as Pocket Park at Front and Franklin Streets to be used as a food court, but is likely to hold off on deciding a long-term future for the park. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

What next for downtown’s Pocket Park?

The owner of Deckhand Dave’s offered to buy the entire property.

 

Juneau School District Career and Technical Education Coordinator Carin Smolin, left, laughs with a group gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a student-built neighborhood of affordable Lemon Creek homes called the Jackie Street Cottages on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)

Student project lays foundation for trade careers, affordable housing

At a local job site in Lemon Creek, university and high school students are laying a foundation for their careers by learning carpentry skills. Their… Continue reading

 

Work on the new Pederson Hill Subdivision continues on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Work on the new Pederson Hill Subdivision continues on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Issues of affordability, public safety prominent in candidates’ minds

A busy week of candidate forums culminated in the annual League of Women Voters candidate forum on Thursday.

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The finished Housing First Project on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

City prepared to commit money to Housing First expansion

Applause is rare at CBJ Assembly meetings, but many in attendance broke into a standing ovation during Monday’s meeting.

The finished Housing First Project on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)