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Low rent housing program in Decorah will be operated by Upper Explorerland starting January 1st

Posted: Mon, Aug 5, 2019 7:24 PM

The Decorah City Council on Monday night approved transfering the city's Low-Rent Housing Authority to Upper Exploreland Housing Authority as of January 1st.

The current part-time director of the Decorah Low-Rent Housing Agency, Laura Olson, is retiring from the position at the end of the year.  UERPC operates a similar program for areas within their region outside of Decorah.

There are currently 86 clients of Decorah's housing voucher program.