Season 1 | Episode 11
High Cost of Affordable Housing
With housing costs rising faster than people’s incomes, and many homes on the market selling for above listing price, how does the average Utahn afford a place a live today? In this episode, we examine population growth and home vacancy rates to see how we got here, and take a look at some of the state and local solutions in the works to help more people secure.
Building Your Own Home
Many Utahns struggle to find affordable housing, making dreams of becoming homeowners out of reach. But with the help of the program Neighborhood Housing Solutions many are getting into beautiful new homes. How? By building it themselves. A bonus, they have about $50,000 in sweat equity before they even move in.