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Opinion: Collier County needs more affordable housing options

There is an affordable housing solution that can be good for all residents. In Southwest Florida, it’s clear that “one size fits all” developments are the only housing option. Gated communities are the only style available. These style communities have kept our working class out of the affordable housing equation.

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Housing Affordability in Collier County

Mary Waller, a longtime member of the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® who has received all sorts of recognition throughout the years, speaks from a special perspective when it comes to the subject of housing affordability in Collier County. She brings to the discussion three years of experience on the county’s Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, and she loyally attended its meetings for three years before that, combining her real estate insights with her passion for volunteerism.

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Arthrex: Collier County needs to do more to provide affordable workforce housing

When it comes to providing affordable housing for workers, the “status quo” isn’t working in Collier County. That’s the message David Bumpous, a top executive for Arthrex, one of the county’s largest employers, delivered to county commissioners Tuesday. Bumpous, Arthrex’s senior director of operations, made a brief presentation about the medical device manufacturer’s growth, but it wasn’t all positive news.

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Collier Commission moves ahead with 78-unit affordable housing project

A new affordable housing project could soon be coming to Collier County. Collier County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved moving forward with a proposal by McDowell Housing Partners, LLC, to build a 78-unit rental development on 5 acres on Santa Barbara Boulevard between Radio Road and Davis Boulevard.

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