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Officials unveil $5.3M contribution for affordable housing

BISMARCK, N.D. — A multimillion-dollar contribution to a state program will help with the construction of affordable housing in North Dakota, state officials said Friday while unveiling the funds. Gov. Jack Dalrymple and North Dakota Housing Finance Agency Executive Director Jolene Kline announced the $5.3 million contribution from Tesoro Corp., the Bismarck Tribune reported. The money will go to housing ...

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Housing development near Berthold ready for new homeowners

BERTHOLD, N.D. — Developers of a housing project near Berthold are looking for prospective homeowners. The Minot Daily News reports that the group managing the 240-lot Prairie Rose Estates plans to break ground for new homes this fall and build through the winter, The modular homes are built in Indiana to North Dakota and local building codes. They will be ...

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$6.5 million housing complex planned for downtown Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. — A planned $6.5 million apartment complex aims to help alleviate a housing shortage in downtown Bismarck. The Bismarck Renaissance Authority is planning the 30-unit complex for people age 55 and older. It’s to be built on an empty lot in the heart of downtown where a car dealership once stood. The concept includes 18 one-bedroom and 12 ...

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Mayor: ND boomtown’s rents beginning to tumble

BISMARCK, N.D. — The mayor of Watford City says rents in the city have gone down by $1,000 a month or more. Mayor Brent Sanford says about 300 apartment units have been added in the western North Dakota community recently. Sanford says just a month ago, rents ranged from between $3,200 to $3,400 a month. Now they range from $1,600 ...

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Housing demand high despite high building rates


By Jessica Holdman Despite the building of more than 3,000 apartment units over the last three years in Williston, a movement away from man camps and more families coming to the area are keeping demand high. In 2011, 25 multi-family building permits were issued for a total of 1,017 units in Williston. The value of those units totaled $124,090,369. The following ...

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Williston bank gives $250,000 to housing fund

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Affordable housing North Dakota Housing Finance Agency Acting Executive Director Jolene Kline accepts a $250,000 contribution from American State Bank & Trust Co. CEO Dave Hanson. Pictured with Kline and Hanson is ASBTs Board of Directors. Back row, from left, Rick Tofte, Rick Braaten, Ken Heen, John MacMaster, Pat Sogard, Jeremy Skoglund and Laurie Furuseth. Front row, Earl Rennerfeldt, Hanson, ...

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North Dakota nonprofits receive $50K from Delta Air Lines Foundation

ATLANTA, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Delta Air Lines Foundation has donated $50,000 to support the efforts of charitable and nonprofit organizations that offer educational and wellness programs and provide assistance to those in need in North Dakota. The Foundation’s giving benefits organizations in cities Delta serves including Bismarck, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot and Williston. Recipient organizations include ...

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Oil Workers: A (possible) new study.


Studies have predicted North Dakota’s population will continue to increase as a result of oil activity. Now researchers want to know where those workers want to live. Nancy Hodur and Dean Bangsund, researchers with the Agribusiness and Applied Economics Department at North Dakota State University, have started planning for a workforce characteristic study, the two told attendees of the Bakken ...

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ND Man Camps: Green Housing?

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DICKINSON – Being “green” may be a rare topic of conversation around oil and gas industry water coolers, but workforce housing, or crew camps, can be resource-efficient by nature, according to a recent study. The camps are sustainable simply because it’s economical, and that efficiency reduces the stress larger camps have on nearby communities, according to a white paper released ...

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