April 27, 2022
Fox13's Ben Wilson speaks with Friends - Utah Executive Director, Sandi Pershing, Salt Lake County Council Chair, Laurie Stringham, and Mayor Jenny Wilson on housing affordability
SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake County Council has voted to spend $20 million to expand affordable housing options in Utah's most populous county.
The money will hopefully help people on the verge of homelessness, said Sandi Pershing, the executive director of Friends of the Children Utah in Kearns. She said many of the families her group works with are feeling the pressure of rising rents.