The Rapid City Council approved four recommendations that would allow the city to focus addressing only the neediest of citizens. Federal support dropped from $530,000 in 2010 to $443,000 this year and looks to continue to drop. Recommendations included the creation of a committee to determine who receives aid, as well as pursuing other funding options. According to the Rapid City Journal, Community Development Manager Barbara Garcia hoped for “tax-increment financing to be an incentive for developers to build more affordable housing".
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