This week’s single-digit temperatures aren’t keeping Steve Houlihan and Eric Basye from continuing their mission to construct 10 affordable housing units in Billings’ South Side.
One in every 30 U.S. children was homeless at some time last year, according to a new report from the National Center on Family Homelessness.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced on Wednesday the state will spend $2.6 million to build an affordable apartment complex for essential medical personnel in western North Dakota.
WILLISTON, N.D. — As enrollment continues to surge at schools in North Dakota’s oil country, the number of students deemed homeless under federal regulations is also increasing.
A school bus soon will resume its afternoon route taking McKinley Elementary students to downtown motels where they are staying with their parents. Another bus will transport children from the Montana Rescue Mission Women’s and Family Shelter to Washington Elementary. All around Billings, ch…
JACKSON, Wyo. — A housing official and a consultant say the Jackson area needs a steady source of funding to solve its shortage of affordable housing for workers.
Heidi Schaible spends time with her children Grayden, 3, and Simone, 9, on Tuesday at their home in Casper, Wyo. Despite Schaible's college education and full-time job, she has to rely on help from the Casper Housing Authority to rent a home while she pays off debt.
Lourdes was 69 years old when I first met her in 2012. She was living next to a bus stop on a busy four-lane street in front of a supermarket.
The newest affordable-housing complex in Casper is barely a week old, but one-bedroom rooms are almost completely gone.
Lucy Zepeda was working 40 hours per week and juggling a full course load at Casper College.
When you’re young and homeless, the act of bouncing around from one friend’s living room to another’s is known as couch surfing. But at Jennifer Bradley’s age, it’s no way to live.
MINOT, N.D. — The astonishing growth of the oil-fueled western North Dakota economy has provided many opportunities for people from all over to find high-paying jobs in the industry. The accompanying growing pains have also choked city infrastructure and squeezed out much of the traditional …
JACKSON — The Jackson City Council has agreed to spend $745,000 to buy a small apartment complex where four town employees and their families could live.
The 20 adults and children living at the Dew Drop Inn in Mills have become the latest casualties in an ongoing series of unrelated evictions happening in and around Casper.
CASPER, Wyo. — Kim Summerall-Wright became the head of the Casper Housing Authority in January, but her appointment wasn’t announced publicly until last week. The former director of the Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies, she now takes the helm of the agency responsible for overseeing Casper’s…
CASPER, Wyo. — When the House of Hope closed July 13, almost all shelters in the Casper area were packed. Seton House had a waiting list, LifeSteps Transitional Housing had two units available, the Wyoming Rescue Mission women's facility was filled and the men's facility was nearly full. Bre…
CASPER, Wyo. — The House of Hope may have opened with a "shoestring budget" that crippled operations but the homeless shelter isn't the only Casper agency struggling to provide sufficient services. With few state and federal grants distributed to Wyoming nonprofits, and a reported 300-bed de…
Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - More than 200 volunteers have weatherized a dozen homes in Cheyenne.
CASPER, - Wyoming public housing agencies have received a total of $907,459 in federal grants.