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Housing and rental costs are a hot topic at Chamber's Economic Outlook


March 7, 2019

Local leaders and experts had a lot to say about housing and rental costs during the annual Economic Outlook.

The event was held Feb. 20 at the River Arts Center and was organized by the Bank of Prairie du Sac and Sauk Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce. It included presentations on current progress and the latest projects as well as areas for improvement.

One issue that rose above all others was the rising cost of rent and housing.

Guest speaker Steven Deller, an economist and professor with the University of Wisconsin, shared that lack of sufficient housing has a detrimental effect on busin...

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